Preschool Lead Teacher (part time)
Do you love children and animals, have a degree in education, or simply looking for a supplemental teaching experience with children in a beautiful setting? If any of these apply to you then the Oklahoma City Zoo education department is the place for you. We are currently looking for a part time lead teacher for our Nature Explores Preschool. NEP is a DHS licensed preschool for age 3-5 years. Knowledge of DHS standards and animals are a plus, however not required.
As a lead teacher you will take direction and work cooperatively with our preschool coordinator, creating structured lessons, daily routines and outings onto zoo grounds, which fosters respect for wildlife and wild places. Lead teachers also act as mentors for their assistant teachers, encouraging effective communication and creativity.
Availability required for the lead teacher is 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Employee will be required to do a drug test, background check and DHS fingerprinting.