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Lab Programme Manager

Contract: Full time
Hours: 35 hours per week — includes some evening, weekend and Bank Holiday working
Salary: £27,000–£30,000pa

Techniquest is a leading Science Discovery Centre with a world-wide reputation for excellence and innovation. Our vision is to transform Techniquest into a contemporary hub for audiences of all ages to engage with STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and maths).

This exciting position will manage the KLA Lab at Techniquest including development and delivery of engaging interactive science workshops to public and school audiences of all ages, and contribute to income generation targets through managing budgets and forecasting.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a lab environment with responsibility for COSHH and risk assessments, experience of delivering public facing science workshops or delivery within schools. You will require a broad knowledge across the field of science and its applications.

If you would like to join our team, please apply by sending your completed application and equal opportunities forms below using the submit button.

Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 14 October 2022. Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.

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Welsh Speaking Visitor Engagement Officer

Contract: Full time
Hours: 35 hours per week — flexible hours to cover weekends and Bank Holidays
Salary: £23,113pa

Do you speak fluent Welsh? Do you like project work and performing in front of an audience? Then this is the perfect job for you!

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.

We are seeking a fluent Welsh speaker to join our Projects Team. This role will research, design and deliver shows in our theatre and planetarium as well as workshops, busking on the exhibition floor and at events.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in science/education or relevant experience of public or schools engagement through the medium of Welsh, with excellent presenting skills and fluent Welsh creative writing skills.

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

Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 14 October 2022

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  • Techniquest, Stuart Street, Cardiff, CF10 5BW

Contact us

  • info@techniquest.org
  • 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.

Opening hours

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

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FAQs

  •   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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