Science Museum, London




£19,075.68 per annum pro rata

Contract type:

Contract Permanent


Part time


0207 942 4222


Are you passionate about revealing the wonder of science to others? Do you want to communicate your enthusiasm about our exhibits and ignite curiosity for wide-ranging audiences?

The Science Museum is one of the UK's leading museums and we want you to help us engage with our visitors and deliver authentic stories which capture their imagination and ignite their curiosity in science.

As an Explainer you will use your excellent communication skills and your dramatic flair to deliver authentic stories to diverse audiences. You will spend time in the Science Museum's exciting galleries, interacting with visitors and helping them learn from our exhibits.

In this role you'll develop your skills through on the job training programmes with the aim of supporting you to deliver high quality, life-enhancing learning experiences that are memorable and engaging.

You will be offered excellent benefits, such as annual leave - including bank holidays, a contributory pension scheme, BUPA medical and dental care, an annual season ticket loan and numerous staff discounts whilst developing your career in a world class museum group.

We have a number of Part Time roles available:

Part Time: 18 hours per week. These involve working 3 shifts of 6 hours each. Shifts will be the same every week and will be on Saturdays, Sundays and one weekday.

You must be able to attend an Assessment Day on Monday 4th November 2019, be able to start work on Monday 9th December 2019 and be available to attend a full-time training course from 9th - 13th December 2019.

If you would like to find out more about this role or have any questions, please come to the Science Museum on Thursday 17th October between 4pm and 5pm to meet Explainers in the Shake Bar on 3rd floor for an informal chat. (The Science Museum is free to enter).

For further details and to apply online, please visit our website.

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