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Marine Education Officer – Brisbane based

Position available in April 2021

At Ocean Life Education, we believe education is the key to leading the world in the changes necessary for a healthy planet. We are a small team of passionate educators and every now and then an amazing opportunity to be this leader, comes up in our team.

Job Description

Educate, Inspire, Protect – learn from industry expert

  • Fun exciting independent role
  • Unique opportunity to work with live marine animals and children
  • Creating environmental custodians of the future

Become a Marine Education Officer and help inspire children to love the ocean!

Ocean Life Education ‘Brings the Sea to You’ with fun marine education programs designed to inspire students of all ages to appreciate and take responsibility for the marine ecosystem.

We believe education is the key to leading the world in the changes necessary for a healthy planet.

We are a small team of passionate educators and every now and then an amazing opportunity to be this leader, comes up in our team.

If you are passionate about environmental issues, have experience working with children (or are a natural with young ones) we’d love to hear from you.

Our mobile marine educators arrive with fascinating live marine animals, artefacts, games and information, blending ‘hands on’ interaction with science.

We visit children all over South East Queensland, from early education centres, primary and secondary schools to school holiday programs, libraries and events – wherever our education vans will take us. We are proud to be educating tomorrow’s leaders and our next generation of environmental custodians.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Deliver various marine education programs
  • Actively supporting environmental awareness and protection
  • Feeding and handling of live marine animals

Education & Qualifications

  • Education, Science or Marine Biology

Experience

  • Teaching background
  • Previous knowledge & understanding of handling marine animals is an advantage but not necessary

Essential

  • Must have capacity to engage 1 – 4 yr old children
  • Must be enthusiastic, passionate and have a strong willingness to teach environmental issues.
  • Entertaining vibrant personality
  • Current Blue Card
  • Manual Drivers License

Casual Position

Generally Monday to Friday – occasional weekends
This position is based at Tingalpa.

Contact: Tracey Coward (Business Manager) 0404 455 690

Salary: $26.00 – $28.00 per hour

Email CV and cover letter to Tracey Coward info@oceanlifeeducation.com.au