Opportunities to join the Science Skills Academy Team


The Science Skills Academy delivers hands-on practical STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and digital technology) activities to P6-S2 students in the Highlands and Islands. We run sessions in bespoke Newton Rooms. Our aim is to excite and inspire students and encourage them to study STEM subjects at school and beyond.

The Science Skills Academy will be hiring a team of five STEM Engagement Officers, in locations across the Highlands The first two posts will be based in Thurso and Fort William:

  •  One full-time role at the Thurso Newton Room, based at North Highland College, Thurso
  • One part-time role, Monday-Wednesday, at the Fort William Newton Room, based at Caol Youth Centre

 Full training will be provided for each Newton Module. These modules will be multi-disciplinary with topics ranging from Robotics and Mathematics to Renewable Energy to the Lifecycle of Salmon.

The Science Skills Academy, a project led by Highlands and Islands Enterprise, working in partnership. The post holders will be employed by the Highland Council and will work as part of a multi-agency team.

Full details at Science Skills Academy STEM: http://bit.ly/ssastem

Deadline for applications is Monday 15 July.

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