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Science Communicator / Performer Vacancy – Generation Science

Work location: Throughout Scotland

Tour dates:

  • Spring tour: 7 March to 1 April 2022
  • Summer tour:  9 May to 17 June 2022

About the role:

Edinburgh Science runs an educational outreach programme called 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 2022 tour. 

To find out more about our Generation Science Tour follow this link http://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/generation-science

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 1 year driving experience strongly preferred. Applicants must live within a 30 minute commute of Edinburgh or Glasgow city centres.

Training sessions and rehearsals will take place throughout February 2022.

Successful candidates for this post will be required to join the PVG scheme and subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland.  To help support the safety and wellbeing of staff and the schools/ pupils we visit, Covid-19 safety measures are in place for this tour, in accordance with legal requirements and government guidelines.

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.  To view the full job description visit http://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/about-us/jobs

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Note: This is a temporary fixed term contract.