San Antonio Zoo
  • 19-Feb-2021 to 04-Mar-2021 (CST)
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • 10.00
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Employee discounts on merchandise, food, and entry including a zoo membership after 30 days of employment.

The Will Smith Zoo School is recognized for its outstanding achievement, innovation in education program design, and implementation by the Zoological Association of America for early education preschools. As a part-time Teacher Assistant for the award-winning Will Smith Zoo School, you will empower children to appreciate, protect, and understand the world around them. Do you want to be part of a dynamic nonprofit organization that focuses on educating young minds and securing a future for wildlife? If so, please read on!

Fun perks include discounts on entry, food, and merchandise! If this sounds like your dream to use your knowledge and skills to be part of an organization sharing our passion for animal care, education, and conservation, apply today!


As Zoo School Teacher Assistant, you are primarily responsible for teaching and assisting at the Will Smith Zoo School, a nature-based preschool for children ages 3-5. You may also facilitate programs with parents and other education audiences when needed.


  • Some colleges or coursework in education, biology, zoology, or other conservation/ environmental-related field?
  • Commitment to the importance of nature play within the field of early childhood education
  • Commitment to conservation
  • Experience working with children ages 3-5
  • Demonstrate verbal, written, and interpersonal skills; ability to be a creative and flexible team member
  • Experience and comfort in nature/working outdoors
  • Must be 18 years of age or older with a clean driving record for vehicle operation.
  • This position requires a valid Class 'C' Texas Driver's License or a valid driver's license from another state with the ability to obtain a Class "C" Texas Driver's License within 45 days of becoming employed.
  • Successful candidates must complete a pre-employment drug screening and background check.
  • Must be able to work in varying climate and weather conditions (rain, snow, hot, or cold).

As a child, did you enjoy playing in the mud? If so, then you might just be perfect for this teacher assistant position!


Must be available Monday through Friday, with the ability to occasionally work weekends, holidays, and after-hour assignments


All future zoo crew, please apply at and complete our application.

We look forward to meeting you!

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