Learning Programmes Assistant

Derby Museums

Region: East Midlands

Salary / Fee: From £18,217 to £20,302 per annum

Job Type: Full-time (fixed term until 30th June 2020)

Closing Date: 27/5/19

Who To Contact:

For an informal conversation about the post contact: Kathryn Ralls on 01332 641901.

Summary Description

Are you passionate about culture, enthusiastic about learning and want to make a difference? Then Derby Museums wants to hear from you!

The Role

Derby Museums offers a full and varied programme of learning activities across the three sites that make up the Trust – The Museum & Art Gallery, Pickford’s House and The Silk Mill as well as in other community settings. With an emphasis on co-producing and facilitating intergenerational learning experiences which engage the head, heart and hands, this is a fantastic opportunity to expand your creative learning experience and skills and apply them to inspire and engage our audiences.

This will be a varied and exciting opportunity for someone to develop their experience and skills in museum learning and engagement. Working within our passionate and committed Learning and Participation team, you will be pivotal in supporting the co-ordination and delivery of learning programmes for a diverse range of audiences.

The role includes but is not limited to;

  • Supporting the development and implementation of a range of activities as part of the learning programmes across Derby Museums’ sites and activities,
  • Supporting the engagement and participation of diverse audiences in Derby Museums’ learning programmes and activities
  • Providing comprehensive and effective administrative support to the Learning and Participation team.

The role will also include occasional weekend and evening work.

The Person

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual, who is flexible in their approach to work, highly organised and passionate about supporting learning. You will have prior experience of co-ordinating activities, with the ability to engage and work effectively with a wide range of people and a strong belief in your ability to make a positive impact.

For an informal conversation about the post contact: Kathryn Ralls on 01332 641901.

Employee Benefits

20 days (pro rata) + bank holidays, flexible working, mileage allowance payable on authorised business travel.


Applications should be sent to info@derbymuseums.org and should be sent no later than Monday 27 May 2019.  


Interviews will be held on Friday 7 June 2019.

Final Appointments will be made on condition of an up to date DBS check that can be obtained through Derby Museums if necessary.

The full job description can be downloaded here.

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