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Educational Specialist (Maternity Leave Contract)


About the organisation and the role:

The Royal Institution of Australia is Australia's only national charitable institution dedicated to the promotion of public awareness and understanding of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.  With 5 outstanding activities Australia's Science Channel, Cosmos Magazine, Education, Ultimate Careers and SCINEMA delivered in Australia and internationally, it is becoming the largest independent science media outlet in the country. Visit

We are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Teacher based in Adelaide who can help develop and deliver high quality factual content aligned to the Australian National Curriculum to be used in schools all over the country via our online portals, with a focus on STEM.  This role is offered on a 0.8 – 1 FTE basis to cover maternity leave for up to 12 months. For the right candidate this could be offered as an independent contractor agreement.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

The ideal candidate will be:


You have to be a current Australian citizen/resident with appropriate work visas to apply for this role. In addition, it is a requirement of this position that the incumbent maintain a current Child Related Employment Screening which is satisfactory to The Royal Institution of Australia in accordance with the Children’s Protection Act 1993 (SA).

Please forward a cover letter and resume to by Tuesday 22nd March 2019.