Rhodes Arts Complex, Learning and Outreach Coordinator (part time).

We are looking for an enthusiastic and outgoing person to work with our arts and heritage teams.  You will be working with local schools, community groups and individuals developing/delivering a range of activities to help members of our local community engage with, learn about and enjoy heritage, arts and culture.

Responsible to:
Museum Curator/Artistic Programmer.
Hours of work:
15 hours per week – days/hours to be confirmed
May include occasional weekend and evening work.


1. To work with the Museum Curator and Artistic Programmer to identify and deliver formal and informal learning opportunities based on the museum collections and theatre programme. To deliver/facilitate on and off-site activities for a variety of audiences ensuring equality of access for all. Seek to maximise learning and engagement opportunities by actively developing positive relationships with members of the Rhodes team, local schools, community groups and individuals. To provide access/learning input into the development of museum/theatre events, displays and printed material.

Core responsibilities
2. Deliver a user focused curriculum based schools education service.
a. Develop, manage and promote the school object loans service.
b. Develop and deliver a range of on-site and in school teaching sessions.
c. Drive the development of online digital learning resources.
d. Develop positive working relationships with local schools/ education providers.

3. Develop a range of non-curricular activity sessions for pre-school/school age children and their families/carers.
a. Oversee the Holiday activity and craft sessions
b. Museum trails and events.
c. Develop and deliver a range of pre-school activities.

4. Promote engagement and lifelong learning opportunities for adult and retired users/visitors.
a. Manage the day to day promotion and delivery of reminiscence activities and resources.
b. Develop a range of activities (talks, walks, meetings) tailored to audience needs.

5. Recruit and manage education volunteers.

6. Carry out other tasks as requested from time to time.


Maths and English GCSE grade A-C or equivalent.
A confident public speaker with a high standard of spoken, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Good IT skills; familiarity with Microsoft Word, Outlook & PowerPoint.
Able to confidently develop positive working relationships and to work flexibly in team and solo situations.
Excellent time management and administration/organisational skills with a good ability to schedule tasks to meet deadlines.
A willingness to embrace new opportunities and challenges to develop the job role and improve service delivery.
An interest in, and some understanding of, arts and heritage attractions.
Holder of a clean UK driving licence.
Educated to A level standard of higher
Previous experience of working in an education or community liaison role.
Familiar with Microsoft Excel and Access.
Experience of working with Adobe Photoshop

Applications to Chris Lydamore, Museum Curator


The deadline for applications is Monday 1st July 5pm