Have you got the Spark for Science?

Join our Spark Science Team!

If you are passionate about working with children in an exciting, fulfilling environment and enjoy entertaining and educating children then this is your chance to become a Spark Science Scientist!

Inspire the future generation of scientists and engineers through our inquiry based interactive activties and demosntrations at parties, camps and workshops!

Why work for us?

Ideal Spark Science candidate

Passion and enthusism for working with children aged 4-12

Available to work weekends and have a flexible schedule

Fluent in English and German

Able to work independently

Valid driver's license and access to a vehicle during working hours

Friendly, professional with lots of positive energy

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Currently Hiring!

Lead Party Presenter

Lead exciting, engaging and entertaining science parties to groups of up to 18 children aged between 4 and 12 years old.

You must be able to drive to different locations around Zürich, set up and deliver an energetic and entertaining science party in English and German. When there are 12 + children you will be accompanied by a Spark Science party assistant. You are responsible for safety of the children in your care.

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Workshop Leader

Lead and deliver our exciting range of science workshops. Teach children about the science of polymers with slime, the chemical reactions of acids and alkalis with bath bomb or states of matter with Ice Cream Factory! These workshops involve some more in depth science than our parties, you would also need to be able and willing to drive to lead these workshops. 

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Party Assistant 

With parties of over 12 children we require a party assistant. Your job would involve helping the lead presenter to set up and deliver the party. Together you are responsible for ensuring the safety and enjoyment of the children in your care. 

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Camp leader

Help to lead our holiday camps during school breaks. These week long camps start at 9:00 and finish at 17:00. Lead and assist exciting science activities, sports, games and trips around the city of Zürich. Help to ensure the safety and happiness of the children, liase with parents and help to prepare lunch and snacks.

Please check our camp dates to ensure you are available before you apply for this role. 

Job vacancies

If you think you have what it takes to become part of the Spark Science team we would love to hear from you. Please send a covering letter and your resume to info@sparkscience.ch

We look forward to receiving your application.

Application and onboarding process:

  • CV and covering letter.

  • Video interview.

  • Face to face interview.

  • Documentation - passport copy, work permit copy, criminal record and safe to work with children background check, references.

  • Working interview - you will attend and observe a party. This is your chance to see if the job would be right for you and our opportunity to see if you would be right for us. 

  • Training 1: We will train you in safety, and the experiments for one party.

  • Party lead 1: You will team lead a party with one of our experienced staff. 

  • Training 2: You will have the opportunity to learn more of the take home experiments and any thing else that is necessary specifically related to your needs including behaviour management, risks, procedures. 

  • Party lead 2: You will lead this second party with less input from our experienced staff. They will be there on hand to help if needed.

  • Safety and certification: you will be required to demonstrate the procedures and policies that we follow at parties to ensure safety and enjoyment for all.

You may be required to do more training sessions if you don`t meet the required standards needed to lead a party alone. You will not lead a party alone until you and we are happy that you are safe and able to deliver a birthday party of the highest quality. 



Zurich, Switzerland

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