We are looking for a passionate, experienced and talented individual to join our Science Learning & Public Engagement department at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. Part of Royal Museums Greenwich, this team develops and delivers world-class astronomy and space exploration programmes, resources and media for a range of visitors and audiences. This post will primarily be responsible for the delivery of our popular programme workshops and planetarium shows for nursery and infant school groups (EYFS and KS1, including ages 3-7). These use song, music and story-telling to deliver simple and engaging learning outcomes.
Nursery and Infants Presenter (part time)
Royal Museum Greenwich
4 hours per week
£1,714 – £2,235 (£23,000-£30,000 pro rata)
The post-holder must have well-developed singing, musical and storytelling skills, excellent presenting skills and a good understanding of child development and the EYFS and KS1 curricula. They must also have a solid track record of delivering similar work elsewhere for children aged 3 to 7, with experience of developing sessions. Basic scientific knowledge is desirable but not necessary.
The post-holder will receive training on the delivery of relevant workshops and planetarium shows and on answering simple astronomy questions typically asked by very young children.
They will work alongside a second Nursery & Infants Presenter and with the wider team, reporting to the Senior Manager for Science Education.
Closing date: 22nd September 2021
Interview date: w/c 27th September and w/c 4th October 2021
Candidates that are successful at the first stage of interview will be called back for the second stage of interview which will be a presenting audition.
Please see the role description attached above for full details.