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Head of Learning and Public Programmes, Museum of Science and Industry

Head of Learning and Public Programmes
Job reference SMG00615
Date posted 17/04/2018
Application closing date 04/05/2018
Location Museum of Science and Industry – Manchester
Salary £37,500 – £40,000 + benefits

Job description

Do you inspire futures by leading teams to create learning experiences for diverse audiences?

Our Learning champions think big to create unique, interactive and engaging programmes for school’s groups, families and adults.

To help continue leading the strategic direction for our ambitious and entrepreneurial learning programme, we are looking for a Head of Learning and Public Programmes to join our team at the Museum of Science and Industry, in Manchester, on a 12-Month Fixed-Term contract.

In this role, you will lead and support the team in their work to deliver the museums public and contemporary science programme, including Manchester Science Festival. You will personally help shape the learning strategy for our Masterplan Project, advocating for our audiences whilst ensuring all our activities, exhibitions, spaces, resources, and online experiences are STEM focused and develop ‘Science Capital.’ 

Joining us, you will bring a passion for developing STEM based learning. With demonstrable experience in working with a variety of audiences on informal learning programmes, you will also have great people management skills to motivate and inspire a diverse, operational, team. Being able to think collaboratively and commercially, you will ensure strategic development of learning across the museum and its many projects.

You will be offered excellent benefits, including 24 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays, an excellent contributory pension scheme, an annual season ticket loan and numerous staff discounts whilst developing your career in a world class museum group.

Click here to view the Vacancy Information Pack which provides you with details of the role and supporting statement questions.

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