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We are recruiting!

Could you help us to make STEM exciting, entertaining, educational and fun?

Are you a natural communicator who loves to share your passion for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) with others?

If so, we’d love to hear from you. We are recruiting a STEM Communicator to join our team – to help inspire the next generation of STEM professionals by delivering an imaginative programme of bespoke activities.

Read on for more information about the job description and how to apply. Feel free to share with anyone you feel would suit our friendly team!

 

JOB TITLE:   STEM Communicator

FUSION is a communication and consultancy company which aims to  connect the world with Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths  (STEM). We do this through events and activities which deliver high quality STEM  experiences for all participants. One of these activities is ‘Kablooey Clubs,’ our After  School STEM Clubs which aim to inspire pupils in STEM subjects through an  imaginative programme of bespoke activities delivered directly to North East schools.

RELATIONSHIPS

  1. Responsible to:   Claire Willis, Director of Fusion STEM Ltd.
  2. Important Internal Relationships: All those employed within Fusion STEM Ltd.
  3. Important External Relationships: All Clients of Fusion STEM, educators and pupils, local businesses, partner organisations, funders, suppliers and wider networks.

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

The post holder will report to the Director but work with the Club Coordinator to deliver all aspects of formal and informal STEM communication to educational, public and wider audiences.

The work will include delivery at schools and other locations across the North East usually after school, at weekends and during holiday periods.

The most important part of the job will be to make STEM exciting, entertaining, educational and fun.

KEY TASKS:

To deliver engaging educational experiences within the field of STEM through practical demonstrations, workshops and associated activities.

Developing and delivering STEM activities to schools and members of the public which are engaging and entertaining

Delivering activities at festivals often in wide-ranging locations.

Development and delivery of activities as part of our After School Kablooey Clubs

Participating in a continuing programme of training

Ensure that Health and Safety standards are met by:

  1. i) Recording any allergies or medical conditions of students/public prior to session and putting in place any additional safety measures as a result of this information
    ii) All products used in experiments, demonstrations are non-allergic. iii) Any injuries or reactions to products used must be reported to the teacher or responsible person in attendance. iv) Contributing to a high standard of tidiness, cleanliness and organisation v) maintaining resource equipment to a high standard and responsible for replenishment of stock
  1. vi) To undertake risk assessments for all STEM activities prior to their delivery vii) To undertake any other reasonable duties commensurate with the position as requested by the Director, Clubs Coordinator or teacher responsible.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

STEM Communicator  

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Interested and enthusiastic about STEM and STEM communication
  • Able to work on own and as part of a team
  • Outgoing and resourceful
  • Confident and approachable
  • Self motivated and well organised
  • Smart appearance
  • Calm under pressure
  • Responsive to students needs
  • Able to think analytically
  • Reliable
  • Good time management

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

Essential

  • Good knowledge of STEM in its broadest sense
  • Good degree or other appropriate qualification in relevant STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subject
  • Excellent communication of written and spoken English
  • Current driving licence and access to a car

EXPERIENCE  

Desirable

  • Previous experience in a leisure or educational environment
  • Working with the public, or with young people
  • Experience of teaching or instructing
  • Basic IT skills
  • Experience of performing; acting or musical
  • Qualifications in First aid or Health and Safety

We also expect the post holder to develop the following skills:

  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Clarity of explanation
  • Ability to hold an audience’s attention
  • Ability to develop workshops and demonstrations
  • Ability to respond appropriately to a wide variety of different groups
  • An understanding of the operational needs of the organization

HOURS OF WORK

The post-holder will be employed on a zero hours contract. Working hours are subject to operational needs and may vary either on a temporary or a continuing basis. You may be required to attend up to five clubs per week for one hour sessions, travel time and set-up time are also included.

RATES OF PAY

The post-holder will be employed on a rate of £8 per hour. Travel expenses to schools and locations other than to the company registered office will be paid at 45p per mile.

TO APPLY

Please send a current CV and covering letter to Janice Palmer, Administrator, Fusion STEM Ltd, Room 6021, The Core, Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF or by email to janice.palmer@fusionstem.co.uk

 

Please note: This role is subject to clearance in the form of a (DBS) Disclosure and Barring Service

Fusion STEM is an equal opportunities employer

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