Planetarium Presenter

Organisation: Glasgow Science Centre

Salary: £20,049 - £22,501 per annum

Location: Glasgow

Glasgow Science Centre (GSC) is an educational charity and leading science centre and visitor attraction with a 5-star status. Our mission is to inspire everyone to explore and understand the world around them and to discover and enjoy science.

We are a place of learning, creativity, curiosity, and fun, inspiring and empowering around half a million people every year, both inside and outside our amazing centre in Pacific Quay, on the banks of the Clyde.

Our state-of-the-art centre contains more than 450 interactive exhibits, a digital planetarium, a science show theatre, Newton Flight Academy, a teaching laboratory, an IMAX cinema, and a maker space. We also take science out of our centre and across Scotland with our On Tour programme and our Community Engagement Programme works closely with people in our local communities.

Our staff are vitally important to us and play a key role in achieving our mission. We value diversity in our workforce and want our workforce to reflect the diverse communities we serve bringing a range of skills, experiences, knowledge, and ideas to help towards our mission.

Our company values are important to us as they underpin who we are and how we work, what we believe in and stand for:

We strive for excellence

We are inclusive

We innovate

We collaborate


Are you committed to seeking excellence, creativity and innovation? Do GSC’s mission and values excite you? Do you want to work in a positive, vibrant and collaborative environment?

We are recruiting for a Planetarium Presenter to deliver high quality planetarium experiences for a variety of audiences and act as a champion of science communication. The post holder will support the Planetarium Coordinator with day to day operations, and will have sole responsibility for special evening planetarium events.

The successful candidate will be confident with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a demonstrable interest in astronomy, either academic, amateur, or science communication. You will have experience of working with the public, children and community groups, and will be inspired by our mission and share our company values.

If this sounds like you then we would love you to get in touch!


Please find full job description below and visit the Jobs and Volunteering section of our website to apply.

We are equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

Application Deadline: Monday 12/02/2024