|Industry:||Museums & Galleries|
|Salary or training bursary:|
|Company:||Museum of London|
|Eligibility:||Open to all|
|Apply by:||28/09/2021 - 17:00|
Casual Worker Learning Facilitator
Looking to gain experience with an exciting Museum based in London? This part-time role could be ideal for a museum-lover without past experience in the sector.
The Museum of London tells the story of the capital from its first settlers to modern times. They have sites in central London, Docklands and in Hackney.
The Museum of London are hiring a Casual Worker Learning Facilitator who will work for variable hours across weekdays, evenings, and weekends. This role will suit someone who is looking for a flexible role with an expectation of 1-2 shifts per month of a minimum of 4 hours each.
- Working under supervision at all times to support staff, Learning Practitioners and freelancers at small and large events for a wide range of audiences including schools, families, community groups, people living with dementia, children with special educational needs and disabilities, and young people
- Attending training as required to complete the role successfully such as building subject knowledge, working with priority audiences or how to support with the delivering of different types of activities
- Deliver some small scale activities independently but under the supervision of the Learning Practitioner or another member of staff, such as drop-in activities at the museum, an object handling table or a stall at an offsite festival
- Provide enthusiastic and engaging gallery introductions for primary and secondary school groups based on information provided by the museum
- Helping the museum to maintain records of activities, including counting the number of people at events and collecting feedback from a variety of people
- Supervising and supporting volunteers to complete their tasks
- Preparing resources and activities, including setting up and packing down, and moving resources through the museum
- Supporting Learning Practitioners with technology requirements at schools or community venues including setting up of iPads and presentations
Knowledge, skills, experience
- Experience in museums is not required
- Enthusiasm for engaging London’s diverse population and ability to interact with people from a range of backgrounds
- Enthusiastic, thoughtful and confident communicator who is able to inspire and enthuse those around them
- Experience of following plans and instructions to support the smooth running of small and/or large events such as creative activities, lessons, workshops, assemblies or training. This might be experience in a heritage, education or community setting as part of a voluntary role or social interests
- Ability to remain positive when supporting busy and demanding activities, with experience of being pro-active and helping to solve problems when necessary
- Understanding of the practical steps needed to create an excellent visitor experience, and a willingness to go the extra mile to achieve this
- Ability to work in a flexible and creative way, both independently and as part of a team
- Appreciation of how taking part in art and cultural experiences can have a positive impact on Londoners
We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.
Please note that the company reserves the right to withdraw this listing prior to the official closing date, therefore we recommend getting your applications in early.