Science Roadshow Presenter — Permanent


Science Roadshow Presenter — Full Time | Permanent


The National Science-Technology Roadshow Trust

Start date

Monday 29 April 2019


$45k – $47.5k (depending on experience) + meals, accommodation and travel (from nearest commercial airport)

Job description

Travelling around the New Zealand, you will be delivering science based shows and exhibits to school aged audiences. You will be part of a small team involved in the day to day delivery, maintenance and administration of this valued science programme to schools. Duties include giving verbal presentations (with the aid of props) to groups of students ranging in size from 30 to 200 at a time. Age wise the students can be from Yr1 to Yr10, with most being Yr 5-8. 

Essential Skills

Good people skills, an ability to work under pressure, a high level of initiative and a ‘can do’ attitude. A tertiary science qualification/degree and/or experience in teaching science at primary or intermediate school would be advantageous.
Other useful skills could include: theatre work; mechanical/electrical experience; te reo Maori; Class 5 driver’s licence.


Touring New Zealand as part of the Science Roadshow team. When away from home, all meals, accommodation (shared motel unit) and travel will be paid for by the Roadshow. You will also have nearly all weekends off (some weekend work is anticipated over school holiday periods) but these will be out on the road – not necessarily at your home location. This position involves considerable time away from home. But this is compensated for by a lieu week after every four on road weeks (or equivalent)
Visit for more information about the National Science-Technology Roadshow Trust and the Science Roadshow.

Please note:

A police check is mandatory, as is holding a Class 1 (car) full manual licence. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.

Closing Date:

Monday 1st April 2019. There is no application form; please send CV with a covering letter.


Maureen Jones, Admin Manager — 04 499 7865 —