|Founded in 1967, the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust Ltd is a registered charity whose twin aims are education and heritage conservation. The Trust cares for 36 scheduled monuments and listed buildings within the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site and operates 10 museums which collectively tell the story of the Ironbridge Gorge’s universal significance for its unique role in the development of the Industrial Revolution. These museums receive around 500,000 visits a year, including 70,000 school visits. As well as 10 museums, the sites in the Trust’s care include a research library, a tourist information centre, two youth hostels, archaeological monuments, historic woodlands, housing, two chapels, and two Quaker burial grounds. In managing this diverse group of assets, the Trust is pursuing an active development programme, and of key importance will be the preservation and on-going maintenance of the monuments and historic buildings in our care, together with new and innovative interpretation schemes.
The Lifelong Learning Manager will develop, lead and manage the Trust’s learning programmes, initiatives and Learning Team across the Museum. They will work with the Director of Collections & Learning and Learning Team to deliver the Trust’s Learning Strategy and associated Action Plan across formal, informal and outreach learning programmes.
The role would suit an experienced professional who has significant experience of managing learning within a museum/heritage context and good knowledge of the current curriculum. The candidate will need to be able to demonstrate strong leadership and development skills and be an effective communicator who is approachable and enthusiastic.
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