Job Vacancy: Freelance Creative Technology Facilitator

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

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 2019-2020.

Role Specifics:

  • Job type: freelance / contract - paid hourly or by the day

  • Location: Usually Dublin, occasionally outside Dublin

  • Availability: Usually Monday – Friday, sometimes weekends

  • The successful candidate must have easy access to Dublin and have own transport

Responsibilities:

  • Develop Make Create Innovate resources and content for primary and post primary education sectors

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

  • Prepare equipment and materials required for workshops

  • Engage in Make Create Innovate online channels

Required Qualifications:

  • 3-5+ years experience in a dynamic teaching role e.g. in a formal (classroom) and/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

Required Skills:

  • Proven ability in taking a project from initial design to final delivery stage

  • A demonstrated willingness to learn new technologies and develop an understanding of emerging areas of enhancement to education

  • 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

 

Desired Skills:

  • An honours teaching degree

  • A comprehensive understanding of Irish education sectors

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

  • Excellent research skills

How to Apply

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

Deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm, Wednesday, January 23rd 2019
Interviews will commence the following week