Education And Outreach Officer

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Job Description

Job Title : Education and Outreach OfficerSalary : 28,000 per annumLocation : Milton Keynes MuseumWorking hours : 37.5 hours / WeekKey Duties and Responsibilities

  • Overseeing the delivery of a major education programme that caters for all levels and involves all areas of the Museum's Collections, buildings and grounds;
  • Introducing an outreach programme that includes work with youth and community groups, especially those that are not regular museum visitors;
  • Developing and managing a new education centre;
  • Liaising with the Exhibition and display teams on interpretation to ensure that it reaches target audiences, particularly in the new exhibition galleries;
  • Working closely with the volunteer education and room guide teams to further develop the schools and community education programme so that they are inclusive and far-reaching;
  • Increasing the school attendances to 9,000 in 5 years
  • Ensure continued development and improvement of the education programme through an evaluation programme and the coordination of a Teachers' Advisory Panel;
  • Overseeing creation, updating and dissemination of educational resources, including web-based material and school packs tailored to meet the needs of teachers in delivering their own programmes and incorporating the use of the Museum
Key Skills, Qualifications and experience required
  • Excellent presentation skills, with ability to plan and facilitate workshops, training and other learning activities across a broad range of subjects and audiences - including family members;
  • Experience of working with, and leading, volunteers;
  • A knowledge of current curriculum requirements;
  • Proven ability to work successfully with a range of minority groups;
  • Experience of applying for funding for education and outreach programmes;
  • A record of working constructively with other museum professionals and departments;
  • Relevant experience in Museums required;
  • A Degree in History or Archaeology and a qualification in Museum Studies
Date of posting: 28/08/2019The closing date for applications: 27/09/2019Job Type: Full-timeSalary: 28,000.00 /year

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