Community Learning Assistant Vacancy at The Horniman Museum & Gardens

The Horniman Museum & Gardens are currently recruiting for a Community Learning Assistant to join their team.  

Open Until:

Posted: 05/06/2016

Start Date: Not Available

Salary: £21,070 pa (rising to £21,500 pa after probation)

Location: Horniman Museum and Gardens, Forest Hill

Deadline: 11/05/2016 10:00

Hours: 35.00

Job Type: Full Time


Job title and reference:        Community Learning Assistant (Ref:

Salary:                                    £21,070 per annum (rising
to £21,500 after probation)

Hours of work:                      35 hours per week including
Thursday evenings and two Saturdays in four as well as occasional evening and
weekend working

The Horniman Museum and Gardens in south east London has been open since
Victorian times, when the tea trader and philanthropist, Frederick John Horniman
first opened his house and extraordinary collection of objects to the local
community. Since then, their collection has grown significantly and includes
internationally important collections of anthropology and musical instruments,
as well as an acclaimed aquarium and natural history gallery – all surrounded by
16 acres of beautiful Gardens offering breath-taking views across London.

The Horniman provides learning experiences for a diverse range of visitors,
including schools, families, community groups, young people and adults using their spaces, displays and a Handling Collection of over 3500 objects. This post
provides operational and engagement support for the community engagement, family
and young people’s programmes, enabling and championing The Horniman’s creative and
collaborative approach to working with community partners as well as playing a
key role in their Collections People Stories gallery redisplay project.

You will be experienced at providing excellent support to people of different
ages with diverse abilities and backgrounds. You will have worked with at least
3 different community groups in facilitating a variety of learning activities.
You will be committed to working in partnership with community groups to enable
the Horniman to improve access to cultural opportunities. You will be able to
work flexibly, within a team and independently. Your creativity and experience
will help shape the Horniman’s public programme.

This post is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Please note that the post requires an Enhanced DBS check.

The closing date for completed applications is 10am on Wednesday 11
May 2016.  Interviews will be held on Friday 27 May 2016. 

The Horniman is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes
applications from all sections of the community

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