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  • 29 May 2013 11:02 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Salary range £16,000 - £25,000
    (depending on experience)

    Full time - 37.5 hours per week

    This post is suitable for a motivated, enthusiastic individual with a commitment to science learning and a passion for science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

    As a senior member of the Science Learning Team, you will hold responsibility for Dundee Science Centre’s Formal Education Programmes, including the School programme and the Science Learning Institute teacher programme. You will be lead their development and oversee their promotion, delivery and evaluation. You will be responsible for keeping abreast of local/national agendas and priorities, and creating and implementing strategies which ensure Dundee Science Centre’s formal education offering is aligned with these. You will build and maintain meaningful relationships with education and STEM professionals, both locally and nationally. You will be responsible for ensuring our team is trained, supported and kept up-to-date with advancements and priorities in formal education. You will be responsible for establishing and delivering Dundee Science Centre’s formal education student placements – including Science Baccalaureate and Further/Higher Education student placements. You will support the Head of Science Learning and Public Engagement to implement impact research projects.

    Dundee Science Centre is looking for an outstanding individual with: a passion for education and STEM subjects; an excellent knowledge of Curriculum for Excellence and of effective training and teaching techniques; an excellent ability to create educational materials for pupils, students and educationalists; an excellent ability to build meaningful relationships with educational partners and STEM professionals, and to strategically plan and lead on a wide range of collaborative initiatives; an excellent ability to inspire and lead a team towards a shared vision; a good knowledge of evaluating educational impact in a science learning setting.

    Qualification or knowledge/experience in formal education and/or the informal science learning sector is required. Experience in the management, development and delivery science-related educational projects is essential. Experience of engaging schools with STEM activities and of delivering training for teachers is essential. Experience of partner liaison towards the initiation and coordination of formal education projects is essential. A driving licence is required. Experience of impact evaluation in formal education or an informal science learning setting is desired.

    The position of Science Learning Manager (Formal Education Programmes) is full time, 37.5 hours a week, for an initial 12 month fixed-term period.

    If you are the person we are looking for and are excited by the prospect of working in Dundee Science Centre, please send your CV and a covering letter to:

    Laura Denchfield
    HR Manager
    Dundee Science Centre
    Greenmarket
    Dundee
    DD1 4QB
    Email: laura.denchfield@dundeesciencecentre.org.uk

    Applications to be submitted by Friday 7th June
    Interviews to take place Tuesday 18th June

    To request a job description, please email: laura.denchfield@dundeescienceecentre.org.uk
  • 11 May 2013 1:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    July 2013 - March 2014 (9 months)

    Techniquest is a leading science discovery centre based in the popular Cardiff Bay area. We develop high quality engaging educational programmes and science exhibitions for use in Wales, and for other organisations worldwide.

    We are now seeking a motivated individual, to work as part of the busy Education Team, who can contribute to the successful delivery of education and media projects for internal and external clients, helping to ensure outcomes that are high quality, innovative and user-friendly. The successful candidate will plan, design and develop STEM education resources. This includes shows and workshops, interactive exhibits and other media, ensuring that these are delivered on time and on budget and reach the high standards associated with Techniquest.

    We are looking for individuals who can demonstrate:

    · An understanding of teaching and the needs of formal education

    · The ability to work within a team, and with partners, stakeholders, contractors and consultants

    · A creative approach in the development of resources

    · Excellent presentation skills with a variety of audiences

    Salary £19,345 - pro rata

    Further information about this post can be obtained by visiting our website at www.techniquest.org and click on 'jobs'.

    If you feel you have the experience and skills to meet the challenges of this post, please send your CV and covering letter to Angela Roostan, Head of Human Resources, Techniquest, Stuart Street, Cardiff, CF10 5BW or email hr2@techniquest.org

    Closing date: 31 May 2013

    Date for interviews: 7 June 2013
  • 10 May 2013 9:48 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Xcite Live Events are looking for demonstrators to lead fun engineering workshops at a live event in Southampton this coming Bank Holiday. You would be help children & families discover the science behind the table-top engineering and building challenges and lead the workshops. We are looking for lively, engaging and energetic demonstrators to work on this project (developed by the team from @Bristol). Previous live event or demo experience preferred but not essential. A good knowledge of science & engineering preferred.

    The event dates are Thursday 23rd -Monday 27th May. We will also require you to attend a training day in the days leading up to the event (TBC).

    Fee: £120 PER DAY (1 x reh day, 5 x showdays) Plus Per Diems & Accom if req

    Time is short so please email a pic and CV or a few lines about yourself and any relevant experience to Nicky Denson at:
    nicky.denson@xcitecm.com

    XCITE CAMPAIGN MANAGEMENT
    http://www.xcitecm.co.uk
  • 13 Apr 2013 5:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Do you think that bugs are brilliant? Do you believe that your knowledge and enthusiasm could ignite curiosity and excitement in the people that you meet?

    We're launching a unique bug-based product and activity programme late summer designed to educate, entertain and inspire schools, families and gardeners everywhere. We're looking for a hands-on Bug Ranger/Project co-ordinator, with a background in conservation, to help us initially deliver our product experience, secure sponsorship and recruit and train a team of rangers nationwide. The role is full-time (37.5hrs a week) home-based and for 6 months initially but likely to extend, with travel throughout the South/South East. Full, clean driving license and CRB checks essential. Salary between £16,500 and £19,000 DOE. For the full story, email:sandybeachyrtw@yahoo.co.uk by 22 April with your contact details and CV. We will forward a full application pack to suitable candidates. Role likely to start from 22 July.
  • 13 Apr 2013 5:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum depending on experience; plus staff benefits

    Cheltenham Festivals is among the leading cultural organisations in the country, producing over 600 innovative events across our annual festivals of Jazz, Science, Music and Literature. Underpinning this, our education programme provides a rich cultural experience for young people.

    We are looking for a dynamic leader with exceptional people skills committed to driving the strategy that enables the Festivals to deliver our highly regarded programme of projects and events for schools and young people.

    You will be entrepreneurial in developing new business ventures to ensure the maximum financial support for our education programme. It will be necessary to network at the highest senior levels, building partnerships within education, commercial, media, sponsorship and philanthropic arenas.

    As a member of the Senior Management Board you will be expected to contribute to the strategic development of Cheltenham Festivals as a whole. You will have enthusiasm for working with young people of all abilities and backgrounds coupled with a passionate belief in the capacity of all young people to improve.

    For a downloadable application form, job description and person specification please refer to www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/jobs<http://www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/jobs>.

    Closing date: 12 noon Tuesday 30th April
    Interview date: Week beginning 13th May 2013
  • 11 Apr 2013 9:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Salary range £16,000 - £25,000
    (depending on experience)

    Full time - 37.5 hours per week

    This post is suitable for a motivated, enthusiastic individual with a commitment to formal and informal education, and public engagement with science and technology.

    As part of the Science Learning Team, you will work closely with the Head of Science Learning and Public Engagement, and wider team, to develop and implement Dundee Science Centre’s projects and fundraising strategies. In order to support the development and delivery of Dundee Science Centre’s science learning and public engagement programmes, you will hold responsibility for fundraising, managing projects, and establishing and maintaining partnerships with external organisations. Working within the Centre’s ambitious management team, you will lead project teams to deliver a wide range of initiatives including those related to: school engagement; public and exhibition programmes; festival and community engagement; professional development for teachers and scientists; and business development.

    Dundee Science Centre is looking for an outstanding individual with excellent communication, project management and leadership skills. You will have an excellent ability to identify and secure funding streams for all aspects of the business specifically, science learning and public engagement projects and you will be excellent at building meaningful and beneficial relationships with external partners.

    Qualification or knowledge/experience in fundraising and project management for education and/or science engagement initiatives is required. Experience of partner liaison towards the coordination of education and public engagement projects is essential. Experience of team leadership in a science learning or informal education environment is desired.

    The position of Projects and Fundraising Manager is a full time post, 37.5 hours a week, for an initial 12 month period with continuation subject to funding.

    If you are the person we are looking for and are excited by the prospect of working in Dundee Science Centre, please send your CV and a covering letter to:

    Laura Denchfield
    HR Manager
    Dundee Science Centre
    Greenmarket
    Dundee
    DD1 4QB
    Email: laura.denchfield@dundeesciencecentre.org.uk

    Applications to be submitted by 24th April 2013
    Interviews to take place wk beg 6th May 2013
    Contract to begin 17th June 2013

    To request a job description please email linda.leuchars@dundeesciencecentre.org.uk
  • 11 Apr 2013 9:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Exhibition and Public Programmes Manager

    Salary range £16,000 - £25,000
    (depending on experience)

    Full time - 37.5 hours per week

    This post is suitable for a motivated, enthusiastic individual with a commitment to public engagement and science learning with science and technology.

    As a senior member of the Science Learning Team, the post holder will have responsibility for Dundee Science Centre’s exhibition and public programmes. You will be responsible for the development of high quality science and technology experiences for public audiences, in line with Dundee Science Centre’s key aims, and local and national government initiatives and priorities. You will lead training, delivery and evaluation of exhibition engagement and of public activities, events and projects (in-centre and on outreach across Scotland). You will coordinate and deliver science communication and public engagement projects for STEM professionals; including delivering science communication training, supporting professionals to create engagement activities, and hosting ‘meet-the-expert’ events. You will represent Dundee Science Centre to external partners, and incorporate Higher Education and Industry research and discoveries into the exhibition and public programmes.

    Dundee Science Centre is looking for an outstanding individual with a passion for science and technology subjects, with excellent communication, project management and leadership skills, and with an ability to build meaningful and beneficial relationships with external partners.

    Qualification or knowledge/experience in informal science learning is required. Experience in the management, development, delivery and training of science-related public engagement projects is essential. Experience of partner liaison towards the coordination of exhibition and public engagement is essential. A driving license is required.

    The position of Exhibition and Public Programmes Manager is full time, 37.5 hours a week, for an initial 12 month fixed-term period.

    If you are the person we are looking for and are excited by the prospect of working in Dundee Science Centre, please send your CV and a covering letter to:

    Linda Leuchars
    Head of Science Learning & Public Engagement
    Dundee Science Centre
    Greenmarket
    Dundee
    DD1 4QB
    Email: linda.leuchars@dundeesciencecentre.org.uk

    Applications to be submitted by 5pm, 12th May 2013
    Interviews to take place on 17th May 2013
    Contract to begin 17th June 2013

    To request a job description please email linda.leuchars@dundeesciencecentre.org.uk

  • 05 Apr 2013 2:34 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Children’s Science Presenter - A unique position that you will never forget. Enjoy entertaining and educating children by making sweets and slime and earn a great income while having fun!

    No particular background in science is required as full training is provided. Enjoying working with children is far more important. Looking for people right away!

    Communicate science to children in new and innovative ways. Hours are flexible but the majority of work will be at weekends with only occasional weekday opportunities. The role would be perfect as a part time opportunity.

    A Typical Event
    You will travel direct from home (no commuting to the office!) to a pre-booked science event in your locality and present science programmes to around 15 children aged 7/8. You’ll need to arrive in good time to setup the equipment and greet the guests. All events vary but they typically last from 1 to 2 hours.

    Essential:

    Enjoy engaging and capturing the imagination of children!
    A CRB Check (Criminal Records Bureau)
    Previous experience working with children pref (5-12)
    100% Reliable!
    Reliable fully insured car
    Happy to work regularly at weekends and have flexible working hours

    Don't miss out - Apply through our website:
    http://www.sublimescience.com/career.html

  • 13 Mar 2013 6:33 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    SEASONAL/TEMPORARY PART TIME VACANCIES

    (April – September, also opportunity to extend beyond the summer season)

    (Varied hours contracts – dependant on needs of the business)

    Hourly Rate: £5.93 – £6.19

    Are you dedicated to customer care and service?

    Are you passionate about science and learning? 

    Do you like having fun? 

    We are looking for exceptional people to join the team at Satrosphere Science Centre to help make our visitors’ experience a memorable one.  If you’re friendly, enthusiastic and can work on your own initiative, then we’re looking for you!  You will enjoy meeting new people of all ages and be an excellent team player.  Duties will include interacting with visitors as they explore the hands-on science exhibits, delivery of science shows and workshops for a variety of community and public audiences and facilitation of science themed birthday parties.

    We are looking for people with a passion for customer service who are willing to learn and apply new skills.  As a science communication centre we are looking for enthusiastic people with a keen interest in science and excellent communication skills.  Due to the nature of the business flexibility is an important attribute and hours of work vary and cannot be guaranteed.  Weekend and some evening work will be necessary.

    Do you want to become part of our ambitious team at Satrosphere?  If so, please send your CV and more importantly a chatty letter telling us why you want to work at Satrosphere Science Centre.  Applications to be submitted by email or post by 5pm on Thursday 21st March 2013 to:

    Stephen Rennie

    Visitor Experience Officer

    Satrosphere Science Centre

    179 Constitution Street

    Aberdeen

    AB24 5TU

    Stephen.rennie”satrosphere.net

    Interviews will take place the week beginning Monday 25th March 2013.

     

  • 28 Feb 2013 7:09 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    A vacancy has arisen for a full time education officer working in the education team. Duties include assisting with school groups visiting the Science Centre and Planetarium, helping with curriculum based activities including leading workshops and science shows and liaising with schools. The ideal candidate will be a good communicator, computer literate, have an interest in science, technology and education and be enthusiastic and committed to the success of the Science Centre.

    The Science Centre aims to engage, excite and inspire people about science and technology, See www.intech-uk.com for more details and a job specification.

    The deadline for applications is 8th March 2013. To apply please send a letter of application and your CV to Angela Ryde-Weller, Education Manager, INTECH Science Centre, Telegraph Way, Morn Hill, Winchester, SO21 1HZ or email to angelarydeweller@INTECH-uk.com
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