Learning Programmes Assistant

The Hepworth Wakefield has welcomed over 2.2 million visitors since opening in May 2011 and is now firmly established as a major local, national and international attraction, winning Art Fund Museum of the Year in 2017. We present an outstanding programme of historical and contemporary exhibitions alongside displays drawn from Wakefield’s collection of 20th-century and contemporary art.

We are seeking a Learning Programmes Assistant to coordinate the day-to-day administration of the learning programmes and to develop resources and materials for a variety of projects and outreach initiatives. The Learning Programmes Assistant will also coordinate the recruitment and induction of learning volunteers, support the facilitation of school, family and community projects and prepare statistical reports for stakeholders and funders.

You will be joining at an exciting time, as The Hepworth Wakefield leads the cultural regeneration of Wakefield’s historic waterfront, including the creation of The Hepworth Wakefield Garden. You will work closely with the Senior Learning Manager and Cultural Gardener to devise, test and evaluate an exciting new outdoor learning programme, embedding health and wellbeing as a core value across the new programme.

We are looking for someone who has a background in arts administration, experience of engaging audiences with cultural experiences, a good understanding of the National Curriculum, experience of working with freelance artists and volunteers and a passion for developing high-quality learning provision for our audiences.

The right candidate will be highly organised, audience-focused, with excellent communication skills which will enable them to develop successful and sustainable partnerships and collaborations. If this sounds like you and you have experience of arts administration and developing learning resources within a museum or gallery setting, we would love to hear from you.

For a job description and details of how to apply please visit www.hepworthwakefield.org/jobs.

The deadline for applications is 9am on Tuesday 12 November.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 20 November.

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Start Date

21st October 2019

Closing Date

12th November 2019