Job Vacancy: Freelance Creative Technology Facilitator

Make Create Innovate is a new and exciting educational start-up working with technology creatively. We offer learners the opportunity to make, build, create and explore in hands-on workshops. We are very passionate about developing high quality STEAM-based education experiences for learners of all ages in both the formal and non-formal education sectors.

We are now inviting expressions of interest to join a panel of freelance facilitators from which we will draw upon for our upcoming series of workshops 2017-2018. We will assess each application based on three broad areas of experience and expertise:

Technology | Arts | Education

Candidates must demonstrate interest and expertise in two of the above three categories. They must also show commitment to on-going, self-directed learning that can enhance Make Create Innovate’s educational content, especially their content around non-screen based technology (circuitry, sensors, interactivity).

Role Specifics:

·       Job type: contract - paid hourly or by the day

·       Location: Usually Dublin, occasionally outside Dublin

·       The successful candidate must have their own transport

·       Training can be provided for specific skills outside of the successful candidates' current skillset

Responsibilities:

·       Plan, develop and deliver innovative workshops to the highest standard

·       Prepare equipment and materials required for each workshop

·       Work individually and/or as a team to develop resources and workshop content

·       Consistently engage and develop own learning within your field of expertise and be willing to apply innovations in your work with           Make Create Innovate

Qualifications:

·       At least 3 years experience in a teaching role e.g. in a formal (classroom) or non-formal setting (community centre) with young                 people, teachers, and/or community workers

·       FETAC Level 7, 8 or 9 qualification in the field of arts, technology and/or education

Skills:

·       An passion for learning, both with regard to yourself and with others

·       Excellent communication, interpersonal, time management, and presentation skills

·       Excellent computer skills, and a passion for learning about new technology

·       The ability to lead workshops, and to assist other facilitators where necessary

·       Excellent attention to detail, and the ability to work on own initiative

·       A natural disposition and approachable demeanour, especially for working with groups

·       Flexibility, adaptability, the ability to work well under pressure

·       A good sense of humour

Desired Skills:

 ·      A comprehensive understanding of education technology and Irish education sectors

·       Experience in funding applications for government and non-government organisations

·       Research skills

How to Apply

Please submit a CV and cover letter to hello@makecreateinnovate.ie

Deadline for receipt of applications is Friday, September 1st 2017
Informal interviews will commence the following week