Job & Career Opportunities
Royal Museum
Nursery and Infants Presenter
Location: Greenwich
Deadline: 22 September 2021
The Royal Observatory Greenwich is looking for someone with well developed singing, musical and story telling skills to deliver its programme of workshops and planetarium shows to its early years and KS1 visitors

This is a part-time and in-person freelance position, 4 hours per week.

We are looking for a passionate, experienced, and talented individual to join our Science Learning & Public Engagement department at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. Part of Royal Museums Greenwich, this team develops and delivers world-class astronomy and space exploration programmes, resources, and media for a range of visitors and audiences. This post will primarily be responsible for the delivery of our popular programme workshops and planetarium shows for nursery and infant school groups (EYFS and KS1, including ages 3-7). These use song, music and storytelling to deliver simple and engaging learning outcomes.

The post-holder must have:

  • well-developed singing, musical and storytelling skills.
  • excellent presenting skills.
  • a good understanding of child development and the EYFS and KS1 curricula
  • solid track record of delivering similar work elsewhere for children aged 3 to 7, with experience of developing sessions.
  • basic scientific knowledge is desirable but not necessary.

The post-holder will receive training on the delivery of relevant workshops and planetarium shows and on answering simple astronomy questions typically asked by very young children.

They will work alongside a second Nursery & Infants Presenter and with the wider team, reporting to the Senior Manager for Science Education.

Candidates that are successful at the first stage of interview will be called back for the second stage of interview which will be a presenting audition.

Time commitment: Wednesday mornings during term time from October to July, working 4 hours a day 35 weeks a year, following the Royal Greenwich Borough school calendar.

Rate of pay: £1,714 - £2,235 (£23,000-£30,000 pro rata)

To find out more and apply, please visit: rmg.co.uk/jobs