Job: Learning Officer, South West Heritage Trust, Somerset (fixed term)

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, mainly to primary school pupils.

Your major focus will be at the Museum of Somerset, one of the premier museums in the South West of England, which has its own well-resourced learning facilities. 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 young people with their heritage, have strong communication skills and an ability to work alongside a wide range of schools and partner organisations. You will also have opportunities to develop and run specific projects with groups of schools and other local organisations.

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 Museum of Somerset), 2 Archives and Local Studies services and look after the historic environment in Somerset.

Hours:             37 hours per week

Salary:             £27,451 per annum

Contract:        Three-year fixed-term

For an informal discussion about the post please contact John French on (01823) 347452 or Esther Hoyle on (01823) 347424.

For further information about the job and an application form, please visit our website: Please note that CVs are not accepted as applications.

Deadline: 28 September 2017 at 5.00 pm

Source: South Western Federation of Museums and Art Galleries

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