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Education Programs Instructor

Disney Parks & Resorts

Lake Buena Vista ,  Florida

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

This position is an as needed, part-time, hourly role providing conservation education experiences within an informal setting. The instructor will interact with Park Guests, as well as teach conservation education programs to groups of students or adults, at one of the following locations: Disney’s Animal Kingdom, The Seas at Epcot, or off property within the local community. The successful candidate will have a presentation style that is both interactive and entertaining.

“We make magic.” That’s our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

Responsibilities

Interact onstage with Guests at one of the following locations: Disney's Animal Kingdom, The Seas with Nemo & Friends at Epcot, or off property within the local community
Teach conservation education programs to groups of students or adults at one of the following locations: Disney's Animal Kingdom, The Seas with Nemo & Friends at Epcot, or off property within the local community

Basic Qualifications

  • Completed College course work in Biology, Zoology, Wildlife Management, Environmental Education, Environmental Science, Elementary/Secondary Education, OR experience in the informal education field (educator at an aquarium, zoo, or environmental center)
  • Proven experience working with multi-aged groups with an interactive, entertaining, non-lecture approach to teaching
  • This role is Part Time and requires a minimum of three full days of availability including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Demonstrated ability to tolerate leading outdoor activities throughout the year and prolonged standing for up to three hours at a time
  • Valid US Driver’s License
  • Some roles require the ability to swim, work at various heights and the ability to lift 50 pounds

Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidate who prefers an informal education environment
  • Exhibit a passion for conservation education
  • Bilingual preferred for some roles
  • Strong verbal communication skills and is capable of speaking to large groups of children and adults
  • Ability to relate well to a diverse Disney audience
  • Ability to value and respect the opinions and beliefs of others
  • Flexible approach to daily responsibilities, possess a positive approach to a team environment
  • Preferred candidates will have availability on Friday, Saturday and/or Sunday
  • Willingness to get a Florida Driver’s license if not in possession of one

Required Education

  • Completed College course work in Biology, Zoology, Wildlife Management, Environmental Education, Environmental Science, Elementary/Secondary Education

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent


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