Learning Officer

  • Job Reference: 00008095-1
  • Date Posted: 17 June 2022
  • Recruiter: David Livingstone Birthplace
  • Location: David Livingstone Birthplace
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: 24205 pro rata
  • Sector: Temp, Interim & Seasonal, Venue, Attraction, Travel and Entertainment, Customer Service
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Learning Officer
We are looking for someone who is hands-on, prepared to work in a museum whose collection is multi-layered and complex and support the progressive outlook of the Birthplace team. The role is an exciting opportunity for someone who is motivated by the social impact that museum learning programmes can achieve and will be driven by a passion for sharing stories behind museum objects and histories. You will be someone who wants to highlight unheard voices and stories to our audiences through our objects and promote progress and change through action.

Summary
The Learning Officer will develop and deliver new activities, including school workshops.

Description
The Learning Officer will be responsible for developing, delivering and evaluating the museum’s learning programme. This will include sessions with schools, community groups, volunteers, and our visiting and non-visiting audiences. We are looking for someone who is practical, creative, engaging and experienced in dealing with challenging subjects. Alongside the Learning and Engagement Manager, the Learning Officer will be responsible for delivering engaging blended learning resources including school workshops.

We are looking for someone who is hands-on, prepared to work in a museum whose collection is multi-layered and complex and support the progressive outlook of the Birthplace team. The role is an exciting opportunity for someone who is motivated by the social impact that museum learning programmes can achieve and will be driven by a passion for sharing stories behind museum objects and histories. You will be someone who wants to highlight unheard voices and stories to our audiences through our objects and promote progress and change through action.