Space Crew Team Member (Part-Time)

The award winning National Space Centre is a unique visitor attraction and education facility. We are looking to recruit talented individuals to join our team in providing the best customer service in the industry

Talented individuals are required to join our Space Crew. As the 'face of the Space Centre' the multi-skilled role will incorporate all aspects of customer care, including ticketing, catering, retail and exhibition guide.

Applicants should have proven experience within a customer-focused environment, working face-to-face with members of the public. Experience of working within a leisure and tourism environment is an advantage. You should have excellent communication skills and a flexible, adaptable and willing attitude towards work. A space science background is not necessary, but a commitment to be part of the team to deliver an excellent standard of service to the National Space Centre visitors is essential.

Part-Time - Saturday or Sunday, with additional evenings as required. We expect any new part-time Space Crew Team Members to be available to work additional shifts during our peak periods (which are usually bank holidays and during school holidays, weekends and weekdays).

Normal working times for a Saturday or Sunday: 09:30 – 17:00 though some flexibility of times will be required.

Please note that this role is permanent (subject to successful completion of probationary period) and not suitable for temporary or term-time only working.

Working with Children – An Enhanced Disclosure is required for this role. Information about the Disclosure service can be found at the Directggov website.

Rate of pay is £7.15 per hour.

Please download and complete the application form available in Microsoft Word below and Email it to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or print out the form and send by post to: to Sarah Bird, Personnel Manager, National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester LE4 5NS.

Alternatively you may collect an application pack in person from the National Space Centre during office hours.

(No agencies).

Closing date for completed applications is 12 noon Thursday 28th August 2014.

Interviews, for short-listed candidates, will be held on 11th September 2014 at the National Space Centre.







The National Space Centre is able to offer a limited number of work experience placements to students.

we are only able to offer a limited number of selective placements.

We will consider applications for the following placements:

  • Leisure & Tourism – Diploma, BTEC, HND, degree etc
  • Science Communication – Masters or module within a degree
  • Student Teachers – learning outside of the classroom module as a part of degree or PGCE



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