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    Job Description
    TitleSTEM didactics expert- Engineer
    Job codeECO-02-04
    Job posted on24/11/2016
    LocationNoordwijk
    CountryNetherlands
    EducationMaster
    Contract typePermanent
    Start date>3months
    Job Description

    Specific Tasks:

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    • Develop and deliver didactic content and activities related to STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) at secondary school education level, with a special focus on sciences (physics, chemistry, mathematics, biology, geography, etc).
    • design and deliver teacher training modules (on-site and, when needed, off-site) that use space science as a teaching and learning context for secondary-level curricular subjects; in particular, whenever applicable and in close collaboration with the ESERO4 Science & Project Coordinator, coordinate with the ESA ESERO national offices for the design, co-production and delivery of such training modules to the benefit of ESA Member States;
    • design and produce classroom resources/activities on the subjects covered by the above teacher training modules (in different formats: classical printed lessons, practical/lab activities, tablet applications and content, etc); in particular, whenever applicable and in close collaboration with the ESERO5 Science & Project Coordinator, coordinate with the ESA ESERO national offices for the design, co-production, and delivery of such classroom activities to the benefit of ESA Member States;
    adapt/update/upgrade existing teacher training modules and classroom resources/activities when required;
    • contribute to the design, and manage the implementation of ESA challenges and competitions on the subject of sciences for secondary schools at European level (e.g using micro/hyper gravity platforms to perform experiments, such as Drop Towers, etc)
    • contribute to: the procurement actions for material items and services needed to implement the activities; the logistics associated to the activities;
    • collaborate with the ESERO6 Science & Project Coordinator for the promotion of the teacher training sessions to the benefit of the whole ESERO network; equally promote such opportunities within all ESA Member States;
    • support the outreach, promotion and dissemination of ESA primary and secondary education activities, through appropriate channels and in compliance with ESA Education outreach guidelines, in the area of concern;
    • contribute in general to the design and implementation of ESA STEM informal education projects at secondary school level, also addressing role modelling, STEM/space careers and gender issues;
    • support the evaluation of education activities against Key Performance Indicators in the area of concern;
    • respond to the direct contacts and external requests from education partners and the European education community;
    • Support in general the activities of the STEM Education and Outreach Unit when requested.

    Specific Competence Requirements:

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    • university Master degree, or equivalent, in Engineering;
    • Knowledge of European STEM school curricula, with a focus on Sciences;
    • Specific experience in the design and development of didactic content on scientific subjects applied to secondary school curricula; direct teaching experience and/or teacher training experience;
    • Sound knowledge of ESA and the space field;
    • Experience in international environments;
    • Project management skills and experience;
    Capability of establishing and maintaining interfaces within and outside the Agency; capability to respond and adapt to the needs of the European education communities;
    • Autonomy in the execution of tasks and ability to manage workload, identify priorities and strategic actions; ability to cope with pressure, meet deadlines and deliver on time;
    • Creativity; strong conceptual, analytical, interpersonal skills; ability to work in a team;
    • Good communication skills, verbal (in public and during formal meetings) and written;
    • Fluent in English; knowledge of another Member State language is an asset.
     

    Contact information
    CompanyVITROCISET Belgium Sprl
    Contact nameLjiljana Petkov
    AddressRue Devant les Hêtres,2
    TRANSINNE (SOUTH OF BELGIUM)
    Belgium
    6890
    Phone+32 61 23 00 04
    Fax+32 61 23 02 69
    Emaill.petkov@vitrocisetbelgium.com;jobs@vitrocisetbelgium.com
    Web Pagehttp://www.vitrocisetbelgium.com


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