Mad Science is recruiting Part Time staff in your area now!
Do you like working with children and having fun?!
Are you looking for PAID part-time hours?
Read on to discover all about becoming a Mad Scientist!
Are you wondering if this job is for you? Or how becoming a Mad Scientist might fit around your other commitments?
Watch our video!
- 18+ years of age
- driver with access to a vehicle
- some experience managing groups of children
- available at least 3 afternoons per week
- excited about inspiring the next generation with science
Our dynamic and engaging Mad Scientists deliver one hour classes in primary schools
Watch our video to see what life as a Mad Scientist is like...
Got some questions? Of course you have! Check out our FAQs...
Do I need to have a qualification in science?
No, we provide all of the training that you need. But it is really important that you are excited about science and passionate about inspiring children!
Do I need to have experience working in schools?
Not necessairly, however we do require you to have some previous experience in managing groups of children.
Do I need to be self-employed?
No, you will be employed by us on a term by term contract.
Do I need to purchase my own equipment?
No, we provide all of the equipment for your programmes. We ask you to attend a weekly kit swap meeting where you will have the opportuity to meet with the other Mad Scientists on your team.
What are the usual working hours?
You will be delivering 1 hour after school programmes in primary schools near to your home town. We need you to be available between 2.30 pm and 5 pm at leat 3 afternoons a week.
Do I need to own a car?
Yes, you must be a driver and have access to a reliable car so that you can transport yourself and the equipment. We offer you some compensation for milage over a certain threshold.
How much will I get paid?
We pay you £23 per session, rising to £29 per session subject to performance. If you deliver 5 after school programmes per week that's a term-time monthly salary of £498, rising to £628.
Are there opportinities for more hours or full time work?
Possibly. We can offer additional hours during the school day delivering workshops and assemblies, at weekends delivering events and parties, and in the holidays delivering camps. Occasionally we have opportinities for full time employment too.
Are you interested in building and flying rockets, creating slime and exploring the states of matter?
You'll get a real buzz from knowing you are inspiring the next generation of future scientists!
This is an employed position with regular set hours diuring term time; no self-employment, no catches!
It's also fantastic experience to list on your CV.