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We’re looking for 2 part-time Science Facilitators “Explainers” to join our team.

The successful candidates will support the Education programme at the award-winning science & discovery centre at MTU Blackrock Castle Observatory (BCO).

Read the full job description here: Job Description

Rate of Pay: €11.30 p/h

Hours: Primarily weekends with opportunities for more in response to seasonal demand

Required Skillsets:

Fluent written and spoken English is important to the role.

A background in studying astronomy or related field would be an advantage but is not essential. On the job training will be provided.

How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter and a CV with the subject line Science Facilitator Application to

Closing date for applications is Thursday April 13th 2023.

MTU Blackrock Castle Observatory is an equal opportunities employer.

"A must visit site. 10/10"
Excellent explanations and information with passion and true excitement from our tour guide. Great work continues in the South of Ireland. A must visit site. 10/10
Tim Dickens
"Informative as well as fun"
I would recommend this to all ages including kids. It was informative as well as fun. The climb to the top was totally worth the great views.
Monica Fulton