Application for Maker

Full Time (40 hours per week)

Circa £18k - £21k per annum

International Centre for Life, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Would you like to share your passion for making and tinkering with the public? Life has an exciting vacancy for a creative and highly motivated individual to work in the Making Studios. Working alongside our Lead Maker, you will develop and facilitate imaginative and innovative making activities for science centre visitors and school groups.

The ideal candidate will be approachable with excellent organisational skills and have relevant experience in hands-on making, of facilitation to develop others’ skills and of engaging with families or school children. They will also be confident using digital technology. You will have proven experience of bringing the philosophy of making and tinkering to a wider audience and be skilled in crafting prototypes from different materials including using digital tools and materials.

Duties will include helping the Lead Maker with the day-to-day running, cleanliness and good order of the area, and the management of materials and equipment.

Applicants must be able to work flexible hours as the science centre is open 7 days a week and it is essential the Making Studios is managed during peak times, weekends and at occasional evening events.

View full job description and person specification here >

To apply for this vacancy, please complete the online application form by Sunday 11 April 2021.

The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check. Details of our DBS policy are available on request.  For further information regarding this post, please refer to the job description and person specification on our website.

The International Centre for Life is an equal opportunities employer and is accredited with the Equality Standard Gold Award.

Registered Charity Number: 1059607