Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums

Tyne and Wear

Assistant Learning Officer (Art Galleries)

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Part time

29.6hpw £19,958 - £21,476 per annum. 22.2hpw £14,968 - £16,107 per annum

Post 1 (permanent): 22.2 hours a week

Post 2 (maternity cover): 29.6 hours a week to start in May 2023 for 9 months

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums are looking to appoint enthusiastic educators to work within the Learning Teams at the Art Galleries (Laing and Shipley).

The Assistant Learning Officer will be involved in the development, delivery and evaluation of learning programmes focusing on Art.

The successful candidates will have a passion for museum learning and a talent for working creatively and imaginatively with a broad audience of visitors. You will have previous experience of delivering activities to primary and secondary school students and will be committed to learning in a museum setting. Experience of assisting with the development of online/ digital learning is also required.

A solid understanding of museum audiences and the wider cultural sector both regionally and nationally would be an advantage.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

You are welcome to apply for one or both roles. Please specify on your application which role you are interested in.

There is more information about what to expect from the recruitment process and working for us at https://www.twmuseums.org.uk/about/jobs

If you have any specific questions about the job role, please contact hrrecruitment@twmuseums.org.uk.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form. Before completing the form please ensure you read the supporting documents.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

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Closing date:

14 February 2023

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