Science Skills Academy Vacancies

Current Vacancies

Do you have an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM)? Would you like to deliver inspiring practical activities to 10-14 year olds?

The Science Skills Academy will be hiring a team of five STEM Engagement Officers, in locations across the Highlands. The third post will be based in Inverness:

• One full-time role at the Inverness Newton Room, based at An Lòchran, Inverness

More info here

The Science Skills Academy is a project led by Highlands and Islands Enterprise, working in partnership. The post holders will be employed by the Highland Council and will work as part of a multi-agency team.

About the role:

  • The Science Skills Academy are opening five Newton Rooms, well-equipped and inspirational STEM centres across the Highland Council region
  • Each STEM Engagement Officer will be responsible for their local Newton Room and the timetable of activities taking place there
  • Pupils in P6-S2 will visit the Newton Room to take part in hands-on STEM activities called Newton Modules
  • Full training will be provided for each Newton Module with topics ranging from Robotics and Mathematics to Renewable Energy to the Lifecycle of Salmon
  • We are looking for individuals who can bring the topics to life and contribute their own STEM experience.

Join our team. Together our aim is to excite and inspire students and encourage them to study STEM subjects at school and beyond.

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