About the role:
Our STEM careers event for S1–S3 pupils, Careers Hive, will be Live and in-person at the National Museum of Scotland. Careers Hive is an immersive careers education event designed to give students between the ages of 11-14 a new way to think about their futures.
Careers Hive: 2023 will run from 6 – 10 November, with an open day on Saturday 11 November.
To find out more about our Careers Hive event follow this link:
We are looking for Science Communicators to be involved in this event.
- You will be a natural communicator and able to build rapport quickly and easily with young people.
- You will be experienced and confident at presenting to and facilitating groups of young people.
- You will ideally have some experience (formal or informal) in youth work or in an education setting or community education setting. A Scientific or STEM background is desirable but not essential, but you will have a passion for inspiring, encouraging and supporting the development of young people.
Training will take place provisionally 31 October - 2 November, prior to the event.
Successful candidates for this post may be required to join the PVG scheme and subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland (dependent on duties allocated).
How to apply:
Click the link below to visit our dedicated careers portal. Please note that only applications submitted via our careers portal will be considered.
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The closing date for applications is: Sunday 24 September at 11:59PM
Interviews will be held on: w/c 2 October
Note: This is a temporary, short term contract.
At Edinburgh Science we welcome applications from all backgrounds because we believe that bringing together people with different perspectives, ideas and experiences always leads to better discussions, decisions and results.