Project Coordinator (Research & Communities)

Department: Education
Location: Caledonian Road, London
Salary: Up to 23,000
Job Advert Description:

We are seeking a proactive individual to take on a Project Coordinator (Research & Communities) role within the education department at the Institute of Physics.

The role

This is a meaningful role that supports various physics education research projects, including ensuring their outputs are appropriately published on our online teaching resource centre, IOPSpark. The post holder will provide support across the breadth of the physics teaching community, from moderating conversations on our online discussion forum, TalkPhysics, to assisting with the IOP’s teacher awards, and testing new IOPSpark functionality out in the field with teachers.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinating various physics education research projects
  • Maintaining and developing the online teaching resource centre, IOPSpark
  • Nurturing the online teacher community, TalkPhysics 
  • Providing administrative support to the IOP’s teacher awards

Further tasks and responsibilities are detailed within the job description.

The Person

We are looking for an organised and confident individual who has a proven ability to work with minimum supervision, and who can deal tactfully with a wide range of people. A good understanding of the domain of physics along with being educated to A-Level standard is essential.

The role is ideal for someone with excellent administration skills and prior experience of managing small projects. You will need to be computer literate and have experience of working with web analytics, content management systems and other software tools.

Why work with us?

We are a charitable membership organisation with a worldwide membership from enthusiastic amateurs to those at the top of their sector in academia, business, education and government.

Our purpose is to gather, inspire, guide, represent and celebrate all who share a passion for physics. And, in our role as a charity, we’re here to ensure that physics delivers on its exceptional potential to benefit society.

This is an exciting time to join the team in our central London office.  We are writing a new five-year strategy, with an integral part of the current strategy completed which was our move to the heart of the redevelopment in King’s Cross. Our offices are close to partners such as Wellcome and Google, and we are seeking new talent to help us create a contemporary organisation that is fit for the future.

In addition to a competitive salary and professional development opportunities, we offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including an excellent pension scheme, private medical insurance and generous annual leave. We also offer a range of other benefits including childcare vouchers, gym membership and interest free season ticket loans.

For further information on this role and to apply please visit the IOP Jobs website.

 

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 35 hours
Salary: Up to £23,000
Grade: D


Closing date for applications: 15 September 2019
Interview date: 27 September 2019

 

The Institute of Physics is an equal opportunities employer. We request no contact from agencies or media sales.


Closing date for applications: Sunday 15 September 2019 Interviews to be held: Friday 27 September 2019

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