Join the Team

Techniquest Glyndŵr is an educational charity and science discovery centre that aims to:

  • Inspire creative public engagement to cover a wide range of scientific concepts;
  • Stimulate school age pupils and their teachers to engage in STEM subjects;
  • Develop a strong educational and public programme of activities;
  • Deliver a varied training programme for Science Communicator staff.

From time to time, as part of the continued development of the business, Techniquest Glyndŵr seeks talented and experienced science centre professionals.

This helps to ensure the continued high quality delivery and development of STEM engagement, CPD activities, funded projects, as well as activities for educational and public audiences.

We are currently hiring.  We have two vacancies on our team.

Projects Assistant

Techniquest Glyndwr

Location:  Wrexham
Salary:  £17,550 per annum
Fixed Term
Closing Date:  Sunday 01 September 2019
Interview Date:  Thursday 12 September 2019
Reference:  1819116

This is a fixed term post (27 months) funded by the Inspiring Science Fund.

North Wales Science is seeking a Projects Assistant to join the expanding Projects team.

North Wales Science Ltd operates Techniquest Glyndwr, the science discovery centre in Wrexham.  The centre is relocating in 2020 and this role will provide administrative support for current programmes and assist in applications for further funding.

Our Vision is to become:

‘A home for Inspiring Science in the heart of the Community’

  • Driving Curiosity
  • Raising aspirations by engaging imagination
  • A place of immersive and inter-generational learning
  • Welcoming to all
  • Contributing to our civic culture

The Projects Assistant will assist with the accurate recording and reporting of externally funded projects, with particular focus on the “Heart of the Community – Calon y Gymuned” project which will see the organisation redefine its purpose and presence and relocate into Wrexham town centre.

The role will require someone who; has a keen interest in science communication and community engagement, is highly organised, and is able to work independently and as part of a team.  A key part of this role is to assist the Projects Officer in securing additional funding, through grant applications and appeals to trusts and foundations.

Applicants will possess excellent organisational skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and be able to monitor programme outputs against the aims and objectives. Previous experience of assisting with successful projects will be advantageous. The successful candidate will have a strong track record in administrative processes.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this role.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 1 September 2019.

Interviews will be held on 12 September 2019.

To apply go to https://jobs.glyndwr.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=1819116




Community Outreach Coordinator

Techniquest Glyndwr

Location:  Wrexham
Salary:  £19,000 per annum
Fixed Term
Closing Date:  Sunday 01 September 2019
Interview Date:  Wednesday 11 September 2019
Reference:  1819117

This is a fixed term (27 months) post funded by the Inspiring Science Fund.

North Wales Science is seeking a Community Outreach Coordinator to join the team.

North Wales Science Ltd operates Techniquest Glyndwr, the science discovery centre in Wrexham.  The centre is relocating in 2020 and this role will assist with the co-creation of the new facility and wider outreach work, primarily through engaging under-served and under-represented local communities.

Our Vision is to become:

‘A home for Inspiring Science in the heart of the Community’

  • Driving Curiosity
  • Raising aspirations by engaging imagination
  • A place of immersive and inter-generational learning
  • Welcoming to all
  • Contributing to our civic culture

The Community Outreach Coordinator will assist with the planning, delivery and reporting of the “Heart of the Community – Calon y Gymuned” project which will see the organisation redefine its purpose and presence and relocate into Wrexham town centre.

The role will require someone who; has a keen interest in science communication and community engagement, is organised, able to facilitate development of new activities, and is creative. The role will involve extensive work with community groups across North Wales and Northwest England. A key part of this role is to communicate with audiences that do not currently engage with the organisation, encourage them to participate in the co-creation of new activities specifically for them, and to feedback lessons learnt to the Projects Officer and wider North Wales Science team.

Applicants will possess excellent teamwork skills, an understanding of the benefits of co-creation, and be able to deliver programmes on time and within budget. Experience of developing successful partnerships with other organisations or local community groups is essential. The successful candidate will have a strong track record of working with a range of audiences.

A full UK/EU driving licence and a willingness to work some evenings and weekends will be advantageous.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this role.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 1 September 2019.

Interviews will be held on 11 September 2019.

To apply go to https://jobs.glyndwr.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=1819117