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Learning and Engagement Manager

Culture & Leisure

Museum & Gallery

Salford Community Leisure

Salford Community Leisure

Learning and Engagement Manager,  Salford Museums
Salary / Grade:
Grade 6 £27,041 FTE (pending job evaluation)
Working Hours: Full time, 36 hours per week, including one weekend in four.
Location: Salford Museum & Art Gallery and Ordsall Hall, with some opportunity to work from home
Contract: Permanent, full time
Closing date: Sunday 17th October 2021, 5pm

Salford Community Leisure (SCL) is committed to Building a Great Place to Work; with over 500 employees servicing more than 3 million customer visits at 40 venues across the city each year. We exist to ‘enhance the lives of people living in Salford through providing sport, leisure and cultural opportunities’.

We pride ourselves on recruiting the right people with the right values into the right roles. We are looking for professional, respectful, knowledgeable, passionate and solution driven people to join our team as we strive to deliver excellence to our customers.

We have an exciting new position available for a Learning & Engagement Manager, who will be pivotal developing and delivering our ambitions for our museums as places of learning and inspiration. You will be responsible for high-quality projects, partnerships and programmes of activity, bringing your rich experience of cultural learning to take an active role in engaging with learners of all ages and backgrounds. The post sits within Salford Museums’ Learning and Engagement Team, and also includes line management duties, some operational duties, and budget management and reporting responsibility.

This role will be based across both our sites:
· Salford Museum & Art Gallery, a Grade 2 listed Victorian museum, with a well-loved 1897 street, Lark Hill Place, as well as permanent and changing exhibition spaces that host a lively events and learning programme.
· Ordsall Hall, Salford’s ‘jewel in the crown,’ a Grade 1 listed Tudor mansion house that is surrounded by 2 acres of gardens. Ordsall Hall operates as an engaging heritage site that is open to the public all year round.
· The post-holder will also have some opportunity to work from home,  and will be asked to work one weekend in four, for which time back is arranged.

We are looking for someone who:
· Has excellent and demonstrable experience of working in a learning role within the cultural sector.
· Is experienced in developing and delivering formal and informal learning programmes to a wide range of learners
· Is able to create and maintain strong partnerships
· Has a passion for museums and bringing their collections to life for audiences.
· Has experience of managing a team and has excellent communication and people skills
· Is proactive and solutions-driven
· Is able to keep accurate records and monitor performance
· Can take an operational role on site as and when required
· Consistently demonstrates SCL’s behaviours, with a can-do attitude and positive approach to working as a team.

If you wish to be considered for this role and join our team please return your application form to  by 5pm Sunday 17th October 2021, ensuring you detail how you meet and demonstrate the skills, experience, knowledge and behaviours outlined in the person specification.  

Interviews will be held on 4th & 5th November 2021

Please note CVs will not be accepted.   

Role Profile.pdf

To Apply:
An application form can be downloaded by visiting the below link, you will also find out further information regarding the role.

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application deadline

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17th Oct 2021