Museums Officer

Organisation
Stockport Council
Reference
VAC-145062
Location
Stockport
Salary
£24,982.00
Job Type
Expiry Date
30/06/2021


Museums Officer (Learning & Children’s Provision)
Scale 6
Full Time
Permanent

Stockport Council manage a number of museum sites, including The Air Raid Shelters, Bramall Hall, Staircase House and Hat Works.  We have developed an excellent reputation for our schools’ provision, and we deliver a variety of popular sessions.  We are seeking to recruit someone with successful experience in museums education to lead our team of delivery staff and develop our provision to make sure it remains relevant to the needs of the school curriculum and the ways in which schools wish to access our museums offer.  The postholder will also advise the museums team on how we can keep our wider museums offer family friendly and engaging to younger visitors and help design attractive school holiday activities.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to design engaging learning sessions for schools and to work with teachers to continually develop provision as the curriculum and delivery models change.  They will have demonstrated the ability to lead a team and provide training to delivery staff.  They will have a good understanding of the what makes a museum attractive to children and young people.

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