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Education post with Catalyst Science Discovery Centre

04 Jun 2018 11:58 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Catalyst Science Discovery Centre (a registered charity) is the only science discovery centre in the UK with chemistry and STEM as its main theme. It has an extensive educational programme for schools and the general public and offers activities for a wide range of ages from infants up to adult learners.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team, working with the Education Manager to help develop and deliver Catalyst’s educational activities to schools, groups and the general public and to help with administration within the education department.

Essential attributes:

 Science Degree or equivalent qualification

 Enthusiasm for science and science communication

 Excellent communication skills to suit a variety of audiences

 Ability to contribute to the writing of shows and workshops for school and

public groups

 Able to manage a diverse workload and take responsibility for managing

equipment and resources

 Ability to work flexibly to suit the needs of the business which may include

some early starts, late finishes and weekends

 On appointment you will need to apply for an enhanced DBS check as you

will be working with children


 Experience of delivering information and/or leading workshops or other activities  Experience of development of science activities for the general public/school groups  

The successful candidate will work part time, minimum 4 days a week, which will include some public holidays and weekends. Salary in the range of £12k per annum dependent on qualifications and experience.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the criteria to Lucinda Lewis, Catalyst Science Discovery Centre, Mersey Road, Widnes, Cheshire WA8 0DF or email to

Deadline 5pm, Friday 22nd June 2018.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview Thursday 28th June 2018.

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