Dulwich Picture Gallery are recruiting for a new Learning Coordinator

Dulwich Picture Gallery are looking for a Learning Coordinator to coordinate and support the delivery of their innovative learning programmes which aim to empower our audiences to connect, create and make sense of their world through meaningful interactions with art.

Deadline: 15 September 2019

Open Until:

Posted: 09/03/2019

Requiring strong
administrative, organisational and communication skills, it’s a crucial role underpinning the
Learning Team’s work.

We place people at the heart of everything and carefully craft our offer to meet different
people’s learning styles and need. Our inclusive programmes cater for audiences of all ages
inviting people to unlock the stories behind paintings and find personal connections with
the collection and temporary exhibitions.


• Day to day coordination and delivery of Learning programmes, working
collaboratively across the team.

• Support the Community Engagement Manager, Family and Adult Learning Manager
and Schools Manager in all areas of delivering a high-quality programme.

• Collaborate with the Operations Team to ensure smooth running of Learning events.

• Liaise effectively and clearly with audiences, artists, gallery staff and volunteers.

• Build positive relationships with learning audiences, particularly focusing on our key
priority boroughs of Southwark, Lambeth and Lewisham.

• Work proactively and collaboratively with our Communications team to ensure we
ensure that we are reaching our audiences effectively using the most appropriate
channels of communication.

• Contribute to maintaining and developing partnerships with key partners and

• Support volunteers, interns and work experience students alongside Programme

• Assist in the reporting of outcomes to funders and other stakeholders.


• Experience, enthusiasm and passion for working with all audiences

• Efficient time and work management, and meticulous attention to detail

• Experience in coordinating and delivering learning activities and events in a museum
or gallery

• Able to work independently and creatively as part of a team

• Flexible and adaptable approach

• Able to coordinate freelancers and resources, and to work to a budget

• Demonstrable sensitivity and empathy when working with people, including
vulnerable individuals and groups

• Able to problem solve and use own initiative

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Excellent administrative skills

• High level of IT literacy

Desirable attributes

• Experience of working with people with complex needs

• Experience of engaging diverse audiences with visual art collections
• Experience of working in both a formal and informal learning context

• Good understanding of the local context in South London

• Clean driving licence 

Full time, £21,944 – £26,260
per annum; dependent upon experience.

Full job description can be downloaded here

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to

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