We are looking for an outstanding individual, with a proven track record, to drive forward the establishment and continued development of a network of STEM Clubs, providing opportunities for a continually increasing number of young people to engage with meaningful, appropriate and inspiring STEM related activities.
Your role will be to lead a national programme of support - engaging schools, colleges, volunteers, STEM Club Leaders, community groups, a variety of STEM Club providers and other partners - to provide an infrastructure of practical support and advice. Your role will also support enhanced access to engagement with STEM Ambassadors, employers and STEM enhancement and enrichment opportunities.
With excellent communication, project management, IT and organisational skills, candidates must have a robust understanding of STEM education, the issues faced at a national level, as well as the challenges and opportunities offered.
The ability to think analytically and strategically will enable you to respond creatively to challenges whilst your highly developed communication skills will enable you to work remotely and effectively with colleagues and a wide range of external stakeholders.
UK travel with occasional overnight stays will be required to fulfil the role.
The successful candidates will join a highly professional, progressive organisation whose mission is to achieve a world-leading STEM education for all young people across the UK.
The National STEM Learning Network is a key UK resource for supporting STEM teaching and learning through provision of CPD, resources, online communities in partnership with a wide range of organisations and individuals. This includes driving forward ongoing development of the STEM Ambassadors and STEM Clubs programmes alongside subject-specific support for all involved in the teaching of science, technology, engineering and mathematics to young people.
Remuneration and benefits
Salary: From £32k to £35k dependent on experience. Appointment to this role enables access to the USS pension scheme, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and a wide range of staff benefits. The office base may be in London (EC2V) or York (YO10).
Closing date for applications is 10am, 4th July 2017, with interviews taking place in York on 14th July.
For further details, including information on how to apply, please visit: https://www.stem.org.uk/project-coordinator-york-or-london