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Advert Date:   Wednesday, 24th November 2021
 
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Job Title:   Head of Learning and Inclusion
Organisation:   The British Museum
Salary:   £49,962 p.a.
Type:   Full-Time Position
Location:   London, England
Closing Date:   Friday, 17th December 2021
Job Ref No:   7180
 
The British Museum is seeking a Head of Learning and Inclusion to join the Learning and National Partnerships department. The main purpose of this role is to lead the British Museum’s physical and digital learning programmes, projects and resources for schools and young audiences, communities and adults in London, across the UK and beyond in order to increase engagement with and public awareness of the Museum’s collection, the places, people and cultures it represents, and the big issues and debates of our time, ensuring our public programmes are impactful, inclusive, inspiring, representative and diverse.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
• To lead and manage the Learning Programmes teams (specifically Adult Programmes, Schools and Young Audiences, Community Partnerships), and any other staff relevant to Learning and Inclusion, and have overarching responsibility for the management, training and appraisals of a team of zero hours facilitators who deliver learning programmes and projects
• With the Head of Learning and National Partnerships and the Head of Interpretation and Volunteers, to develop and oversee an inspiring new strategy for Learning and Interpretation to cover the next 5 years.
• To inspire and motivate the Learning Team encouraging collaboration and creativity to deliver world-class Museum learning and public events programmes that delight, inspire, include, represent and captivate audiences.
• To develop and deliver an inclusive, diverse and inspiring learning programme, that meets audience needs, is fully integrated with the Museum’s collection and wider public programme (Exhibitions) and that fits strategically with the Museum’s principles, strategies, policies and purpose and delivers against the Museum’s Key Performance Indicators including DCMS and other funders
• To work with the Head of Learning and National Partnerships and the Development Department to secure funds for learning projects and programmes and to project manage and report to funders and internal stakeholders
• To have overarching responsibility for the creative direction and risk assessment of any very large-scale events, such as Lates or large-scale cultural festival events, working with colleagues in the Learning Team

About you:
You will have previous experience in a Learning role, specifically managing the development and delivery of successful educational initiatives, programmes for diverse audiences within a Museum environment. An ability to balance conflicting demands and priorities is essential as is proven experience of managing and resolving complex problems by being a highly skilled influencer and negotiator.

To succeed in this role you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to demonstrate an ability to relate appropriately to all colleagues and stakeholders.

If you think you could play a role in helping us deliver on these exciting and ambitious plans we would love to hear from you.

The British Museum is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a working environment in which all individuals can make best use of their skills, free from unlawful discrimination or harassment. We value the benefits that a diverse workforce brings to a museum which represents world culture. The Museum is committed to ensuring that no job applicant suffers unlawful discrimination because of any protected characteristics. Our recruitment procedures aim to ensure that individuals are treated because of their relevant knowledge, skills and experience.
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Application Deadline: 12pm on 17 December 2021
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