The Learning programme at Sir John Soanes Museum consists of three audience-focussed strands: schools, families and communities.
Deadline: 14th June 2021
Sir John Soanes Museum is the idiosyncratic house-museum of the
great neo-classical architect Sir John Soane and still displays his
collection of antiquities, furniture, models and paintings in the same
state in which they were left at the time of his death in 1837.
In keeping with Soanes vision that the Museum be a place of
education and creativity, the learning programme aims to inspire
interest in and understanding of the Museum and its collections, as well
as architecture and the arts more broadly, among people of all ages and
The Learning programme at Sir John Soanes Museum consists of three
audience-focussed strands: schools, families and communities.
The Learning team consists of the Learning Manager (4 days, 28 hours a
week), a part-time Learning Officer (2.5 days) and a team of around ten
freelance educators who support programme delivery.
The ideal candidate will understand the demands of running an
educational programme in a Museum/Historic House context. Ideally you
will have experience of working with schools and families and/or
community groups. You will have an understanding of varied learning
styles and how these operate in a museum or gallery context. Experience
of classroom teaching would be an asset.
Knowledge of one or more of the following is also desirable: Sir
John Soanes Museum, architectural history, archaeology, fine and
decorative art, social history.
The post-holder must have excellent knowledge and understanding of
safeguarding practices and will act as one of the lead Safeguarding
Officers for the Museum.
Salary: £28,000 pro rata for 4 days
For more information, visit the website.