Exciting Opportunity to join the SSERC team.
We are currently looking to appoint a Project Officer to join our team at SSERC. The Project Officer will support the development and delivery of the Young STEM Leader programme,
About the role
Young STEM Leader Programme is derived from the Scottish Government’s STEM Strategy for Education and Training, specifically that there will be the establishment of a new Young STEM Leaders programme to stimulate and strengthen the development of peer mentoring and inspiration in STEM for children and young people by children and young people. The programme will start in early 2018 and be fully operational by 2020.
This programme will be led by SSERC in partnership with:
- Science Centres (Aberdeen, Dundee, Dynamic Earth (Edinburgh), Glasgow)
- Science festivals
- Three Scottish STEM Ambassador Hubs (East, North and West)
- Young Scot
- Children in Scotland
- Youthlink Scotland
- Education Scotland
Whilst this post is based within SSERC, the postholder will work with all partner organisations to realise the aims and ambitions of the programme.
The Project Officer will be part of a small team that will work with the partner organisations to develop and deliver a Young STEM Leader programme. The programme will comprise an initial research and investigation phase, followed by a development and then pilot delivery phase, leading to a full roll out across the country by April 2020.
This is a 23-month fixed term post or secondment opportunity. The postholder will be based in our SSERC headquarters in Dunfermline.
To find out more about this exciting opportunity click on the link provided:
Job Outline and person specification Project Officer
All applications (CV and covering letter) to be received by 5 pm on 16th November 2018.