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Head of Learning and Engagement
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: L&CI-08958

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 25/10/2016

Salary: £49,230 to £58,754 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Cultural Institutions

Division: Whitworth Art Gallery Learning & Engagement

Hours per week: full time

Contract Duration: 6 months (available 02/01/2017 to 01/07/2017)

School / Directorate: Whitworth Art Gallery

We’re looking for someone who can lead our Learning and Engagement Team (early years, families, young people, schools and colleges, adults, communities, volunteers, arts and health, freelancers and creative practitioners, Visitor Team) for 6 months to cover a secondment.

You will be responsible for the overall strategic leadership, management and development of public-facing learning and engagement at Manchester Museum and the Whitworth.

You should have a good post graduate degree or equivalent experience, with significant professional experience of managing learning / engagement activities, within a user-focused service delivery environment. This experience is preferable within the arts / culture sectors.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the men and the black and minority ethnic (BME) community, who are both currently under-represented at this level. All appointments will be made on merit.

Interviews will be conducted Wednesday 16th November 2016

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CV's or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Kelly Jones


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01565 818 234

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Date of external posting: Tuesday 11 October 2016

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The closing date for this job has now passed.