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Education Instructor

SeaWorld Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Asia

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details Competitive salary package
Required Experience 2 - 6 years

Job scope: 

  • Coordinates a specialty area such as curriculum development, colleague training, science writing, video production, or graphic design
  • Creates new Education Department content (e.g., an interactive, student-centered learning experience on invertebrates and ocean literacy)
  • Engages, motivates and interacts with guests and students
  • Conducts Education Programs for special events and daily operations in collaboration with other departments
  • Conducts outreach programs and promotional targets with other departments and is the point of contact as department representative at events
  • Conducts facility and Yas SeaWorld Research and Rescue Center tours, including VIPs and program evaluations
  • Prepares and maintains education program materials
  • Works closely with the Education Support Manager in order to deliver transformational zoological programming, ensures offerings are relevant and compelling to today’s audiences in content and delivery
  • Operates independently with minimal supervision while providing excellent guest service and innovating new experiences
  • Initiates interaction with guest to proactively provide animal and information about the facility
  • Monitors guest and animal safety in coordination with the Zoological animal team
  • Maintains cleanliness and organization of the workplace for designated areas
  • Maintains knowledge of the facility, updates, and promotions
  • Responds to guests’ queries/complaints with effective resolution under Education Leadership guidance
  • Provide guidance to Education Specialists & Education Assistants in their duties. 
  • Completes all required trainings and maintains professional development and competencies
  • Fosters a culture of human and animal safety, follows all safety policies and practices inclusive of PPE
  • Assists with all trainings of new colleagues as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

To be considered for the role, you will need to have: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in animal sciences, education, other natural sciences or equivalent experience
  • 2 years of experience as an instructor or equivalent experience
  • Excellent skills in customer/guest interaction, including resolution of problems
  • Demonstrated applied knowledge of educational principles and instructional design models
  • Demonstrates strong verbal communication skills and enthusiastically share a passion for the environment with guests
  • Demonstrates appropriate methods and strategies to take action in unstructured situations even in the absence of clear direction
  • Strong public speaker, with the ability to readily adjust to large crowds of guests
  • Proficient in current computer applications, including MS Office (Word, Excel and Power Point)
  • Fluency in English; excellent spoken and written skills
HOW TO APPLY

You will need to submit the following as part of your application:

  • Up-to-date CV which includes;
  • A cover letter;
  • A list of the names/affiliation and contact details of three references.
  • Submit your application to agerida@miral.ae 

All documents should be uploaded along with the application details and clearly marked.

Closing date: 05 April 2024

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Category Environmental Education
Tags Outreach