Learning & Events Curator (Maternity Cover)

Learning & Events Curator (Maternity Cover)
Employer: Watts Gallery - Artists' Village
Salary: £25,000
Location: Guildford, Surrey, England

The Schools, Families & Young People’s Learning & Events Curator is responsible for strategically building on the success of the programme, curating seasonal informal learning programmes including intergenerational events; Arts Award opportunities for young people and formal learning programmes and partnerships with schools and colleges. The Learning & Events Curator will be responsible for managing and developing learning partnerships with schools, charities and other organisations and overseeing externally funded projects for these audiences.

Key Accountabilities:
• Schools
• Families
• Young People
• Health & Safety
• Learning Resources
• Research and Evaluation
• Line Management
• Finance and Accounts
• Advocacy and Reporting

• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Museum/Gallery/Heritage Learning environment/position working with
schools, families and young people.
• Experience of adapting activities to suit a wide range of audience profiles
• Experience of working with freelance artists and volunteers
• Line Management experience
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
• Budget management experience
• Experience of compiling qualitative and quantitative data for reporting

Knowledge & Qualifications:
• Interest and knowledge of 19th century, contemporary art, design and culture.
• Relevant degree, postgraduate qualification, or equivalent
• A working knowledge of Museum and Gallery Education practices
• A working knowledge of the needs of school, family and young people’s audiences
• A knowledge of the National Curriculum and post 16 courses

Key Competencies:
• Strong organisational and planning skills
• Ability to manage a number of projects simultaneously
• Ability to maintain a high level of productivity
• An understanding of the importance of displaying energy and enthusiasm for Watts Gallery - Artists’ Village to
inspire others
• Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of audiences in different environments
• Ability to work evenings, weekends and public holidays

Full job description is downloadable from our website www.wattsgallery.org.uk/about-us/careers/

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter indicating your suitability for the role by Wednesday 13 February at 5pm to learning@wattsgallery.org.uk
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview on Tuesday 26 February.

Watts Gallery is fully committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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