Science Communicator

Salary: £8.25ph – £8.65ph
Reporting to: Exhibition Manager
Hours: Short shifts (5.5hrs) and Full shifts (7.25hrs) various days available including weekends

Techniquest is a leading science discovery centre with a world-wide reputation for excellence and innovation. We are looking for engaging people to join our Science Communicator Team.

As a Science Communicator, you will be providing the front-line services which make Techniquest a success, with wide opportunities to develop your own skills. We take pride in training and nurturing the most talented and passionate Science Communicators who have the skills and knowledge to communicate STEM subjects with enthusiasm and flair to audiences of all ages and backgrounds.

We have a number of opportunities available including seasonal work over the holidays for 13 weeks of the year as well as part time opportunities on a permanent contract.

Due to the nature of this post you will be required to be checked under the Disclosure & Barring Scheme.

Please apply by sending your completed application and equal opportunities forms below to us using the submit button.

Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday 26 August 2019
Interviews will be held during September

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Find us

  Techniquest, Stuart Street, Cardiff, CF10 5BW

Contact us

  029 2047 5475

Opening hours

  During local school holidays
10.00am–5.00pm Bank Holidays, seven days a week.

  School term
9.30am–4.30pm Tuesday–Friday;
10.00am–5.00pm Saturday and Sunday.

Charity & company

  Registered charity no. 517722
  Registered in Wales no. 01955696

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  •   What is Techniquest?

    Techniquest is an educational charity, with a science centre in Cardiff Bay. Our mission is to embed science in Welsh culture through interactive engagement. We provide a range of services to schools and teachers to complement formal education provision in Wales and work extensively with public audiences.

  •   Where can I park?

    We are pleased to be able to offer all of our visitors discounted parking with Q-Park, our preferred parking partner.

    The Q-Park operates the Cardiff Bay car park in Pierhead Street which is around 8 minutes walk from Techniquest.

    We have agreed a special discount rate for our customers of 15% off all pre-bookings.
    Pre-book and guarantee your space here using the code TECHNI15.

    There are also nearby pay-and-display car parks on Stuart Street and Havannah Street. Please do not park on Havannah Street itself.

  •   Who is it for?

    Techniquest is suitable for all ages! We do have special events for certain groups, however — see Toddler Days, After Hours and Home Educator days.

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