Glasgow Science Centre
Glasgow Science Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC030809

Glasgow Science Centre (GSC) is one of Scotland’s must-see visitor attractions.  Our mission is to promote science and technology through thought provoking, fun and exciting experiences that inspire all to explore and understand the world around them.


Current vacancies

Community Learning Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £25,791 – £29,271
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 29th July 2019

Glasgow Science Centre (GSC) is one of Scotland’s must see visitor attractions. Our mission is to be an essential bridge between citizens, science and technology. We inspire people of all ages to explore and understand the world around them, to discover and enjoy science and understand its relevance to their own lives.

We are recruiting for a Community Learning Coordinator to work within the Glasgow Science Centre Community Learning and Development team, to implement the Community Learning Programme in accordance with the CLD strategy. This involves development and delivery of the programme and building relationships and partnerships within communities across Glasgow, with the aim of impacting on Social Change through science learning.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and design the content of the Community STEM learning programme in collaboration with team members, community members, and community/youth workers ensuring they have interesting, current and relevant content and enable them to be delivered in an entertaining, effective and professional manner that inspire, challenge and engage a community audience.
  • Assist in the training of staff in the delivery of the programme, ensuring they are equipped with the relevant knowledge and skills to deliver the experience to the highest quality standard.
  • Ensure content of all programmes and experiences is scientifically accurate, accessible for all and where appropriate linked to the relevant curriculum.
  • Using a CLD approach, co-deliver the Community STEM learning programme to community groups either within GSC or in Community settings.
  • Participate in the development and delivery of professional learning to CLD Workers, Youth Workers and other community focussed professionals in order to raise their capacity to integrate STEM learning into community activities.

Person Specification

  • Strong experience in a Community Learning and Development setting – professional CLD qualification desirable.
  • Experience of integrating science learning into community activities (this could include digital inclusion, numeracy and other activities related to STEM: science, technology, engineering and maths)
  • Significant experience in facilitating group work with a CLD approach.
  • Experience in collaborative working and partnership building.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Skilled in developing and delivering project work.
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Senior Community Learning Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £29,714 – £33,126
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 1st February 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Glasgow Science Centre (GSC) in a Senior Community Learning Coordinator role to lead the development and implementation of the GSC’s Community Learning and Development strategy and programme to expand its reach and impact.

We are excited to be embarking on an ambitious project ‘Connect’ which will open new doors and build relevant pathways to learning for Glasgow’s diverse and broad population; positioning GSC as an essential part of the city’s cultural life and as a powerful advocate for personal advancement and scientific enterprise.

Connect is a transformational change programme that will bring greater inclusion and diversity into the core of GSC’s strategy, practices and actions. Underpinned and driven by a programme of organisational change which will challenge entrenched thinking, shift perceptions and help catalyse change. Connect will deliver:

  • an enhanced Community Learning and Development (CLD) programme;
  • an ongoing programme of inclusive cultural science events;
  • transformation of GSC’s built environment;
  • new exhibits promoting GSC’s unique philosophy for accessible science communication.

The post-holder for this role will work within the STEM Learning Team and will be responsible for the development and management of GSC’s strategy for the CLD programme to build and significantly expand its reach and impact with the aim of creating a sustainable business model for GSC’s CLD programme to continue at a significantly expanded and impactful level for the foreseeable future.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join GSC at a very exciting time, to find out more about the role please see attached job description.

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