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Learning Programme Manager, National Museums Liverpool

Location: Liverpool

Salary: £29,768

Contract Type: Temporary

Position Type: Full Time

Closing Date: Friday 14 April 2023 at 12 Noon


Our people are at the heart of National Museums Liverpool. Colleagues from across the NML team make a difference every day, creating memorable experiences for everyone and challenging expectations. We pride ourselves on being a place for everyone, but we are always aiming higher, aspiring to be representative of the communities we serve. Through our people, we are building a culture which embeds trust, respect and inclusion and an organisation in which people are engaged and empowered to enable National Museums Liverpool to evolve. You could be just the right person to join us.  

We currently have the post(s) of Learning Programme Manager available.

This is a unique opportunity for someone with the passion, energy, and dedication to join our Learning & Participation team in a role that is critical to delivering accessible and representative learning programmes at the International Slavery Museum for children, young people, and adults as part of the wider Waterfront Transformation Project, generously supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund with thanks to National Lottery players.

The role will be central to the development of activity for the proposed Centre for Teaching Black History, which will utilise collections and stories around legacies of transatlantic slavery and developing educational content to build a greater understanding of the African continent and its diaspora of peoples. This will be done through collaboration and coproduction with community and education stakeholders.

The post holder will help develop an outreach and digital activity plan to engage, children, young people, and adults as part of the redevelopment of the museum. This will be an exciting opportunity to test ideas for new inclusive programming, particularly with children and young people most affected by the legacies of transatlantic slavery.

The role will contribute to the delivery of NML’s 2030 vision to engage over ten million people each year and all schools in the Liverpool City Region will visit at least one of our museums and galleries each year.

Insight Event

Join us on 23 March 2023 at 5pm for an insight event online with National Museums Liverpool who are currently recruiting for roles including this one. You’ll hear about our organisation, the work of our teams as well as find out more about the job opportunities currently being advertised. You’ll get to meet some of the staff recruiting as well as get the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

When the time comes, click on this link to join us at our online event – Thursday 23 March 2023 at 17:00 – 18:00. This online event will be conducted via Microsoft Teams. Don’t worry you don’t need to install anything; you simply click the link and join.

If you think you match the job description and our organisation ethos then click on the link to apply with your CV and supporting statement indicating how you meet the person specification. 

Additional Information

Disclosure and Barring Service Checks (DBS)

National Museums Liverpool carries out checks, at a level appropriate for each role, as part of our recruitment process. Checks are completed through the Disclosure and Barring Service, following a successful interview and conditional offer. Details of these checks are restricted to the People Team and not shared with recruiting managers.

If you have questions about the DBS service please visit

Overseas Applications

National Museums Liverpool are not currently a sponsor organisation for those applying from outside of the UK. This means that we will be unable to sponsor applications for a work visas from those who live outside of the UK and do not currently hold the right to work.

For more information on whether or not you need a Visa to work in the UK please go to