- Job posted on: 27th May 2020
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We’re living through what will be the most historic global event since the second world war. It’s scary. It’s confusing, especially for our youngest citizens, and misinformation is rife. It is more important than ever that our schools are armed with the tools, resources and training they need to guide our students not just to understand the facts of this pandemic, though that is of course important, but how to stop and critically evaluate those facts for themselves.
We create world-class resources for science teachers (we call them superheroes, because… they are). Stile’s resources are used by 1 in 3 Australian secondary schools. All our resources are delivered through our web-based teaching and learning platform and it’s all been built right here in Australia. Every single day, over 100,000 students and 8,000 teachers around the country (and increasingly around the world) use our resources.
To get a bit of a feel for what we do, check out our latest lesson on the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Our next major project is to create the ultimate scientific skills resource for students in Year 11 and 12. We want to help teach scientific literacy skills – from designing investigations to critically evaluating what is read in the media. These skills are essential for success in school, but are also essential skills for life.
That’s why we need your help! We need innovative science communicators to join our team to help us create kick-ass resources! We’re passionate about giving students the best science education ever and we hope you are too. Ultimately, we’re looking for someone with creative and innovative ideas to join the team. You need to love science and be awesome at communicating it to others.
Does this sound like you? If so, the first thing is to read ‘the details’ below.
Hours and location
This is a full time, permanent role with some flexible work hours. While we think collaboration in an office environment is an important part of building the best possible resources. We also appreciate that working from home or away from the office both offers time to really concentrate and the flexibility needed in modern life. Need to pick up the kids? No worries - we’re all about what you achieve, not the hours of the day that you achieve it.
As part of the social distancing measures being put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19, we’re currently working fully remote, so you’ll need to be able to work from home. In normal times, our (awesome) office is located on Exhibition Street in Melbourne CBD, and while we have a flexible remote work policy, we like people to be in the office more than not.
You'll work side-by-side with our ‘dream team’ of other teachers, simulation designers, illustrators, animators and editors to make the best science resource in the known universe.
While a lot of your day will be spent writing lessons you’ll also be involved in writing and creating videos and posters that rock, as well as designing simulations that make difficult concepts easier to grasp in fun and engaging ways. You’ll also make sure our lessons have all the bells and whistles to make teachers' lives easier, such as model answers and supporting teacher notes.
We invest in our people because we believe that great people in a great environment can achieve amazing things. People don’t join Stile to have a cushy job; they join to do fantastic things with incredible people. We set high expectations and then help you to exceed them.
That said, there are plenty of “the usual” perks: