WMSP Education Manager...

Hours: 37.5 Hours over 5 days

Salary: from £25,000 to £30,000

Description: West Midland Safari Park are sourcing applicants for the position of Education Manager, The primary objective of the Education Manger is to lead the development, management and delivery of educational products and services. Other tasks include building and managing strong relationships with external educational establishments and awarding bodies.

Main Roles & Responsibilities:

* Leading the development of educational products and services, ensuring strategies are competitive with both other animal collections and educational providers

* Responsible for the overall Management of the Education team on a daily basis, including recruitment, training and development. Ensuring excellent communication in the team at all times, supporting staff where required and encouraging new ideas that will positively enhance educational products and services

* Responsible for the creation and management of staffing schedules against departmental workload and set budgets. Including all employee annual leave requests and approval of hours for accurate payroll payments

* Evaluation of content and delivery of educational products and services, ensuring continuous improvements are pro-actively made to increase repeat custom and attract new learners

* Developing and maintaining a strong relationship with external educational establishments and awarding bodies, ensuring the education team have a well structured and supportive escalation and communication process in place at all times

* Pro-actively keep up to date with developments in the national curriculum, educational products and services and educational industry best practice

* Supporting the creation and development of curriculum and none curriculum based indoor and outdoor learning experiences

* Monitor, review and implement changes to departmental method statements and risk assessments, ensuring a suitable and safe environment for all service users of the Safari Academy

* Work collaboratively with the Creative & Marketing department to promote current and upcoming educational product and services

* Responsible for the development and coordination of all educational interpretation throughout the Company

* Work collaboratively with the Senior Wildlife Management regarding the acquisition and proposals of new specimens to support delivery of educational products and services

* Work Collaboratively with SeaQuarium Weston-Super-Mare and SeaQuarium Rhyl to ensure all sites are providing high quality educational guest experiences

Education/Qualifications:

* Minimum degree level qualification

* Teaching, presenter or educator experience is essential,
alongside a formal teaching qualification

* Supervisor or managerial experience is essential

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