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National Space Academy Educational Partnerships and Network Manager

The National Space Academy is the UK’s largest space education organisation aimed at secondary and FE level.

It uses inspirational cutting-edge contexts from space science and technology to engage students with science curricula.  Its programmes include student masterclasses, training for teachers, and careers conferences.  It is especially aimed at students 11-19 years of age and their teachers throughout the UK, encouraging and supporting them to consider the benefits and challenges of careers in the space industry.  As well as its established programmes in the UK, the Academy is seeing increasing demand for its programmes overseas through various partnerships.

This role will co-ordinate the Academy’s UK network of expert teachers (“Lead Educators” – current outstanding science and mathematics teachers working in schools who are seconded to the National Space Academy programme for a fixed number of days per academic year) as well as leading on additional projects to build on the Academy’s existing partnerships and reputation in UK space education.

The successful candidate will be highly professional and self-motivated, with excellent organisational skills and comfortable with regular travel around the UK.  The ability to build, strengthen and manage professional relationships with partner organisations, stakeholders and colleagues is essential.

Further details, including job description and application form can be found below.

Working with Children – An Enhanced Disclosure is required for this role.  Information about the Disclosure service can be found at the gov.uk website.

Hours of work – 35 per week.  These will normally be from Monday to Friday but there will be a requirement for some evening, weekend and bank holiday work according to the needs of the team.  Time off in lieu will be granted accordingly.

Salary £28,000 – £30,000 depending upon skills and experience.

Contract length – Fixed term until 31/01/2022.

Closing date for completed applications is 12 noon 2nd March 2020 by email to sarahb@spacecentre.co.uk

(No Agencies)

Please note – Interviews for selected applicants will be held on 10th March 2020 at the National Space Centre.

Further information about the National Space Academy and the National Space Centre may be found on our websites – spacecentre.co.uk and nationalspaceacademy.org


National Space Academy International Project Manager

The National Space Academy is the UK’s largest space education organisation aimed at secondary and FE level.

It uses inspirational cutting-edge contexts from space science and technology to engage students with science curricula.  It’s programmes include student masterclasses, training for teachers, and careers conferences.  It is especially aimed at students 11-19 years of age and their teachers throughout the UK, encouraging and supporting them to consider the benefits and challenges of careers in the space industry.  As well as its established programmes in the UK, the Academy is seeing increasing demand for its programmes overseas through various partnerships.

This role is funded by the Lloyds Register Foundation and is responsible for coordinating the Academy’s International Scoping Project, which will develop the Academy’s existing international partnerships and its reputation as an international leader in space education.

The successful candidate will be highly professional and self-motivated, with excellent organisational skills and comfortable with regular travel overseas as well as some travel within the UK.  The ability to build, strengthen and manage professional relationships with partner organisations, stakeholders and colleagues is essential, as is experience of project management.  A high level of cultural awareness and interest in working with people of different nationalities and backgrounds is essential.

Further details, including job description and application form can be found below.

Working with Children – An Enhanced Disclosure is required for this role.  Information about the Disclosure service can be found at the gov.uk website.

Hours of work – 35 per week.  These will normally be from Monday to Friday but there will be a requirement for some evening, weekend and bank holiday work according to the needs of the team.  Time off in lieu will be granted accordingly.  There will be considerable overseas travel involved.

Salary £32,000 – £35,000, depending upon skills and experience.

Contract length – Fixed term until 31/01/2022.

Closing date for completed applications is 12 noon 2nd March 2020 by email to sarahb@spacecentre.co.uk

(No Agencies)

Please note – Interviews for selected applicants will be held on 11th / 12th March 2020 at the National Space Centre.

Further information about the National Space Academy and the National Space Centre may be found on our websites – spacecentre.co.uk and nationalspaceacademy.org


Placements

The National Space Centre is able to offer a limited number of work experience placements to students.

We are only able to offer a limited number of selective placements.

We will consider applications for the following placements:
Travel & Tourism – Diploma, BTEC, HND, degree etc
Student Teachers – learning outside of the classroom module as a part of degree or PGCE.

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