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Techniquest is a leading science discovery centre with a world-wide reputation for excellence and innovation.

This is an exciting time to join our team, as we have transformed Techniquest into a contemporary hub for audiences of all ages to engage with STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and maths).

Our vision to be the UK’s leading science discovery centre by 2030.

See below for the current vacancies, and how to apply for them.

Education Officer

Contract: Full time
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £24,000pa

This exciting position will work with schools and teachers to promote sustainable engagement with Techniquest programmes for schools towards targets agreed with funders. To manage all aspects of the administration and evaluation of special projects and work with employers to gain involvement in our outreach programmes.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working within, or closely with, the formal education sector and experience of engaging employers. A high standard of verbal and written communication with an ability to work with a range of stakeholders with strong IT skills and an organised and confident approach.

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

Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 25 November 2022. Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.

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  • Techniquest, Stuart Street, Cardiff, CF10 5BW

Contact us

  • 029 2047 5475
    Mon–Fri: 9am–5pm Sat–Sun: 10am–5pm
    While we always endeavour to answer calls, when the centre is busy it may not always be possible.
    If you leave us a message we will respond to you as quickly as we can.

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  • Techniquest’s opening hours vary — visit the Opening Times page to find out the current hours.

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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.

    We regret that there is no parking on-site at Techniquest.

  •   Who is it for?

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

  • I have a different question.

    Please see our dedicated FAQ page.

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