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Science Communicators/Performers – Generation Science

£370 - £395 per week Fixed term, 40 hours (full-time)

About the role:

Edinburgh Science runs educational outreach programme Generation Science that delivers science shows and workshops to over 54,000 primary pupils in schools across Scotland between February and June each year. It is the UK’s largest programme of its kind and we are currently looking for Performers and Science Communicators for our 2020 tour. 

Tour dates: Spring tour: 17 February to 27 March 2020 / Summer tour:  27 April to 5 June 2020

To find out more about our Generation Science tour click here

About you:

Are you energetic, good with children and naturally outgoing? Are you looking to gain key experience for your future career in primary education; performing arts or youth work?  We are looking for performers and science communicators to deliver science shows and workshops in primary schools all over Scotland. You will have confident communication skills, a passion for presenting and some experience of working with children. Performance skills and some knowledge of science is desirable but not essential but an interest in learning is a must.  Confident drivers, with at least one year driving experience are strongly preferred. Applicants must live within a 30 minute commute of Edinburgh or Glasgow city centres.

Training sessions and rehearsals will take place throughout January/early February 2020.

Successful candidates for this post will be required to join the PVG scheme and are subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland.

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.

Apply online

The closing date for applications is: Sunday 20 October 2019 at 11:59PM

Interviews will be held between: Monday 28 October – Monday 11 November 2019

Selection Centre: Friday 15 November and Monday 18 November 2019

Note: This is a temporary fixed term contract.

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