Closing Date: 23rd October 2018
To develop, deliver and promote engaging, inspiring and creative learning offers for Creswell Crags Museum.
In addition, the post holder will work with the Museum team to further develop our existing audience engagement programmes, particularly in creating new public activities.
Creswell Crags Facilitation Team contributes to the development and delivery of the Trust’s formal and informal learning and engagement programmes.
The learning programme/service is extremely popular and the team facilitate pre-booked visits daily. The Team are responsible for supporting all public tours, demonstrations, collection handling events, public activity sessions, storytelling, birthday parties, scouting and guiding events, public talks, front of house duties and school visits. Team members engage with our audiences in a variety of roles, some of these require staff to wear period related costumes and/or make up. They work with a wide variety of visitors including schools and colleges, community groups, adults, early years and Special Needs groups. The team also provide administrative support to the Learning Service. All team members are expected to oversee projects for the benefit of the wider organisation, working alongside the Learning and Engagement Officer, the Marketing and Participation Officer and Collections Officer as required.
The ideal candidates will have a degree in archaeology, history, museum studies, or education.
They should also have excellent communication skills and experience of public speaking.
Preference will be given to applicants with experience of delivering activities in a museum, gallery or heritage environment.
You will also have a strong interest in helping others engage with history and heritage through inspirational learning experiences.
Please note that facilitation team members do not take annual leave during term time. The post holders will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
To apply: Send a CV and covering letter to
FAO: Heritage Facilitator Job Application
Creswell Crags Museum & Visitor Centre