Mother Nature Science is looking for professional, inspirational and energetic science activity coordinators to join their team in London in both NW London and SW London.
Title: Activity Co-ordinator
Job Type: Permanent- Full Time
Hours:: 37.5 hours/ week 10:00-18:00 Monday to Friday
Salary: £18k/year dependent on experience
Location- HQ: Mother Nature Science, 22 Westmoreland Road, London NW9 9BW
Start Date: ASAP
About us: Mother Nature Education Group (Worldwide) was first established in 1984 and our UK office, Mother Nature Educational Services Ltd, was opened in late 2006. We specialise in providing entertaining educational programmes to primary school children. Our outreach programmes provide fun science activities to 4-12-year-old children through our "After school clubs" and "In-school workshops" that take place at local primary schools, and birthday parties that take place at private venues chosen by parents.
About the job:You will be working to ensure our programmes are delivered to the highest possible standard always. Your main duties are organising training, ordering equipment, scheduling and all aspects of co-coordinating a team of Science Club Activity Professors. You will work with our customer liaison to liaise with customers before an activity date to confirm final details and dealing with any last minute changes. You are also expected to teach/deliver our programmes at the customer’s location from time to time when needed- this includes working in weekends to cover birthday parties. This is a fantastic opportunity for those who are looking to develop a career in teaching, classroom assistant, informal education, and science communication, childcare and even great for people looking to work in event management or just wish to gain experience.
What type of applicant are we looking for? We are looking for a committed individual who has bubbly personality while able to work well under pressure. Our ideal candidate is enthusiastic, inspirational, dynamic and energetic, with a keen interest in promoting fun, stimulating learning for children. It is an advantage to have a science background and some experience of working with children of primary school age. Some of the attributes we look for include:
- Comfortable working independently
- Immaculate timekeeping
- Excellent initiative
- Organisational skills
- Time Management skills;
- Basic Word and Excel skills
- Attention to detail;
- Good interpersonal skills;