Education Coordinator Sought as STEM Project Steps Up

Education Coordinator sought

The next phase in an exciting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) partnership between the Port, Port Training Services, the Blyth Tall Ship Project and a group of local schools has been announced with the advertising of an Education Coordinator’s role.

With a successful funding application recently completed, the partnership are now looking to employ an education professional in what will be key role in the development of the project.

An Education Coordinator is required to lead the delivery of the sustainable STEM project based at the Port’s new Blyth Education and Community Hub (BEACH) on the quayside at Blyth.

The project has been developed to bring education and industry together to ensure that the jobs of the future in Blyth and beyond are filled by a passionate, well prepared workforce.

In brief, the Coordinator will be required to:

  • Quickly engage with the education network already developed around the hub and develop wider industry contacts to engage their STEM ambassadors and financial sponsorship.
  • Deliver at least 10 STEM events for school children in the area during the period.
  • Create and deliver a funding strategy to support the initial delivery of the 10 events (some funding is already available) and to enable the project to have a longer term future.
  • Co-ordinate the STEM strategy group and wider advisory members, setting up meetings, writing reports and minutes and delivering an ongoing KPI process around delivery and funding pipeline.

Expressions of interest including a CV and a supporting letter will be received by email here until Thursday 31st Aug 2017. For further information see the full job specification or contact Clive Gray, the Chief Executive of the Blyth Tall Ship Project.