Teacher Assistant Part-time

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Deadline to Apply:

Thursday, January 20, 2022, 12:15am

Organization: 

Address:

San Antonio, TX
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Part-time

Job Description:

The Will Smith Zoo School is recognized for its outstanding achievement, innovation in education program design, and implementation by the Zoological Association of America for early education preschools. As a part-time Teacher Assistant for the award-winning Will Smith Zoo School, you will empower children to appreciate, protect, and understand the world around them. Do you want to be part of a dynamic nonprofit organization that focuses on educating young minds and securing a future for wildlife? If so, please read on!

WORK SCHEDULE

Must be available Monday through Friday, with the ability to occasionally work weekends, holidays, and after-hour assignments. The hourly rate for this position is $12.00.

WORK-LIFE BALANCE

Fun perks include discounts on entry, food, and merchandise!

A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A TEACHER ASSISTANT

As Zoo School Teacher Assistant, you are primarily responsible for teaching and assisting at the Will Smith Zoo School, a nature-based preschool for children ages 3-5. You may also facilitate programs with parents and other education audiences when needed.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR TEACHER ASSISTANT

Some colleges or coursework in education, biology, zoology, or other conservation/ environmental-related field?
Commitment to the importance of nature play within early childhood education.
Commitment to conservation
Experience working with children ages 3-8.
Demonstrate verbal, written, and interpersonal skills; be a creative and flexible team member.
Experience and comfort in nature/working outdoors.
Must be 18 years of age or older with a clean driving record for vehicle operation.
Successful candidates must complete a pre-employment National Sex Offender Search, Criminal Background Check, Drug Screen, and TB Test.
Must work in varying climates and weather conditions (rain, snow, hot, or cold).

How to Apply:

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR HERD?

All future zoo crew, please apply at sazoo.org and complete our application.

We look forward to meeting you!