Public Programmes Team Leader at National Space Centre - SpaceCareers.uk

Public Programmes Team Leader

National Space Centre Direct Entry Permanent Leicester, UK

Job Description

The Space Communications Team at the National Space Centre is looking to recruit a Public Programmes Team Leader to lead, develop, and present public programmes activities and space news to the National Space Centre’s public visitors.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced science communicator to develop new ways of engaging our public visitors and to lead our team of Science Interpreters. Our Science Interpreters deliver our live public programmes activities for families, groups, and adult visitors daily, especially on weekends and during school holidays.

Further details, including job description and application form can be found on the National Space Centre website.

Salary circa £19,000 – £21,000 depending upon skills and experience.

Person Specification

Person Specification

A wide-ranging knowledge of space science and history is essential.

Must be passionate about communicating space-related news and information.

Must have experience in science outreach or science communication.

Must have excellent communication skills, including confidence when presenting to a live audience.

Must be a highly organised and reliable person, able to lead and coordinate a team of presenters.

Ability to produce factually accurate work, suitable for a range of audiences.

Ability to work autonomously and as a member of a team.

Ability to prioritise busy and varied workload.

Experience working with the public in a science centre is desirable.

Degree in physics or astronomy desirable.

Good IT skills desirable, with the willingness to learn more advanced skills.

 

Working with Children

An Enhanced Disclosure is required for this role.

Apply Now!Deadline: 14 June 2017

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