Access and Learning Assistant (Storytelling)

Royal Air Force Museum

Region: London

Salary / Fee: From £13,744 to £13,744 Per Annum

Job Type: Part-time 20 hours per week

Closing Date: 25/11/21

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The Royal Air Force Museum is a national museum, a Government non-departmental public body (NDPB) and a registered charity, with two sister sites at London and Cosford. RAF Museum Enterprises Ltd is the trading arm of the RAF Museum with all profits gift-aided to the Museum to support its charitable activities. Our purpose is to share the RAF story, past, present and future – using the stories of its people and our collections in order to engage, inform and inspire everyone. Our overall vision is to inspire everyone with the RAF story – the people who shape it and its place in our lives.

The Royal Air Force Museum, London invites applications for the post of Access and Learning Assistant (Storytelling). The post holder will share the stories and experiences of Black, Asian and ethnically diverse people of the Royal Air Force through performance and other creative responses, as well as delivering across the whole range of Access and Learning Department activities.

The post holder will deliver daily programmed activities, mainly for schools although there will be opportunities to work with families and other Museum audiences. In addition to delivering workshops for schools in a lively and imaginative way, the post holder will support the wider work of the department.

Applicants should have experience of working with children and an interest in history, STEM and other curriculum areas relevant to our collection. An enthusiastic and flexible approach is essential.

The post holder will be required to work 20 hours per week, 4 hours per day, on any 5 days out of the 7 day week, usually Monday to Friday and usually 9.30am to 1.30pm.

The post is based at the London site but work at outreach venues (schools, community centres, libraries etc.) will be required. There is a requirement to work occasional weekends, bank holidays and evenings.

To apply:

  • Please download the full job description on our website.
  • Please provide your current CV with a supporting statement which provides specific examples which demonstrate how you meet the competencies in the person specification. Please note that the shortlisting process will give greater weighting to the essential technical competencies. Please send the completed documents to with Access and Learning Assistant (Storytelling)’ on the subject line.

Closing date for applications: 25 November 2021 at 12 noon

Interviews will take place on: 7 December 2021

In light of the recent health climate concerning the Coronavirus, we will be carrying out all interviews via Microsoft Teams.  We will confirm the arrangements to all candidates selected for interview.

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