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Casual Education Communicator, Learn by Design

11 May 2022 8:23 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Do you want to inspire young people around STEM and provide them with a memorable learning experience? Are you looking for part-time work around education and training or looking to gain experience in education settings? At Learn by Design we engage with students from ages 5-18 in a range of fun and educational workshops, using fun, hands on kit and enthusiastic staff to engage in an exciting way.


Position:                                            Casual Education Communicator

Pay:                                                    Short day or training day (e.g. max 2hr delivery, plus set up/pack down) = £60

Standard day rate = £90

Overnights and exceptionally long days (e.g. where working for 10+ hrs, not including travel) = £110

Payable at the end of the month.

Reporting:                                         You will report to Education Outreach Team Manager or such other person as may be authorised by the company and notified to you.

Responsibilities:                               *     Delivery workshops in primary and secondary schools to full classes of young people (with teacher support for behaviours management).

*     To work with the team of Education Communicators to ensure that all days are delivered to the clients requirements and to the best of your abilities.

*     Delivery of hands on interactives stands and exhibition activities to a range of young people.

*     To inspire and engage young people.  

*     Other reasonable tasks and responsibilities as requested by the company.


Where do we work?


Learn by Design work in schools across the country, covering all areas of England and sometimes Scotland and Wales. We usually meet at a central location (West Hallam, Derbyshire) and travel in company vehicles to the school site either on the morning of delivery or the night before if further than 2 hours away. If travelling further away a stop-over might be required and this can include leaving on a Sunday evening. The hotel is booked and paid for by our team in advance and meals will also be provided. We also work at a variety of large events across the country, and this includes weekend work.


What do I need to work for you?


Enthusiasm and confidence to speak in front of a room of students. Days can be long with early starts so a positive attitude is important and the ability to work as part of a friendly team. You don’t need specific qualifications but will require a DBS to be able to work in schools and we will help arrange this with you. Before delivering with us you will have opportunities to shadow one of our experienced staff members and get familiar with the workshop content.


Do I need to use my own vehicle for work?


It isn’t possible to travel to all venues via public transport so a full UK driving licence and own vehicle is required, especially to travel to the central meeting point. If working a solo day, you may be asked to use your own vehicle to travel to a venue, but you will be able to claim back mileage.


How many hours will I work?


Flexibility is required as hours vary due to the nature of the business. This is a zero-hours contract and at some points in the year we will be very busy with lots of possible working days, in particular end of school terms and over summer, but other periods might be quieter with less opportunity for work. You might be offered one day at a time or even full weeks depending on our bookings. You will be contacted about possible days and can accept or refuse on an individual basis. 


To find out more about us and what we do why not visit our website


How to Apply?  


Please apply through indeed with a CV and Cover letter.



We also welcome applications from anyone looking to work in a freelance capacity.


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