Job: Learning Officer, South West Heritage Trust

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to join our well-established Learning Team.  As a learning professional you will be responsible for developing and delivering a range of heritage learning sessions and resources to primary school pupils, as well as sessions for other age groups including adults.  Your main focus will be at the Somerset Rural Life Museum, which is due to re-open following a major redevelopment project which has included the creation of a bespoke learning and community space.  The South West Heritage Trust has an established subscription learning service which is offered to schools across Somerset.

You will need a passion for engaging people with their heritage, have strong communication skills and an ability to work alongside a wide range of schools, partner organisations and the public. You will also have opportunities to develop and run specific projects with groups of schools and other local groups.

The South West Heritage Trust is a charity which delivers a broad range of heritage services across Somerset and Devon that were previously delivered by local authorities.  We manage and run three museums (including the Somerset Rural Life Museum), two Archives & Local Studies services and look after the historic environment in Somerset.

Location: Somerset Rural Life Museum, Glastonbury

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: £27,451 per annum

Contract: Permanent

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Estelle Gilbert on 07961 674104 or 01458 831197. Estelle works Monday to Thursday between the times of 10am to 3pm.

To apply please visit our website and download the Job Description and an application form

Completed applications should be returned to freya.ward@swheritage.org.uk. CVs are not accepted for this position.

Closing date: Thursday 2 February 2017 at 5.00 pm     

Interviews: Thursday 16 February 2017

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