APS 4 - Questacon Outreach Presenters


Closes: 10 November 2008
Salary: $51 745 - $54 683
Contact Officer: Mrs Emma Spelman on (02) 6126 2230

Duties: The primary focus of these positions is to deliver presentations and workshops in schools with the opportunity to work across different outreach programs. The positions are based in Canberra and will involve extensive periods travelling around Australia delivering maths, science, technology and innovation based presentations and workshops both at schools and other venues to mainly school based audiences.

The successful applicants need to be good team players and will be required to have high level communication skills, in particular the ability to present engaging demonstrations; demonstrated effective time management, planning and organisation skills; as well as the ability to be flexible and manage pressure effectively under rapidly changing circumstances.

Special Requirement: Tertiary qualifications in maths, science, engineering, science communication or education, or equivalent practical experience as well as possession of a current driver’s licence and be qualified to drive a hire vehicle is also required.

Employment Details: These are full time, non-ongoing positions being offered for an initial period of 12 months, commencing in January 2009, with the possibility of extension. These positions are working Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week with flexibility provided by Questacon’s Collective Agreement to work evenings, weekends and public holidays as required.

Conditions of service are set by the Questacon Collective Agreement 2007-2010.


For more information: http://www.questacon.edu.au/recruitment/



Vanessa Gardos
Coordinator - Shell Questacon Science Circus
Associate Lecturer ANU

Ph: +61 2 6126 2279 | Mb: 0417 465 028 | Fax: +61 2 6126 2260 | Email: vgardos@questacon.edu.au

Location Code 940

PO Box 5322

Kingston ACT 2604



Classification: UNCLASSIFIED