Position: Education Officer
Job type: Full time, 37 hours a week, two year fixed term contract
Salary: £20,000 - £28,000 p.a.
Closing date: 5pm, Thursday 9th November 2017
Interview date: Thursday 30th November 2017
We are seeking someone who is passionate about delivering high quality science, technology and engineering education programmes in a museum setting. The Education Officer will be a key member of the team working on Steam, Sewage and Semiconductors: Preserving the Industrial History of Cambridge, an ambitious and transformative project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. They will be confident, self-motivated, well organised and able to lead and manage the volunteer education team. They will be a good communicator who is able to work effectively with a wide range of people of all ages.
Cambridge Museum of Technology is an independent organisation based in the City’s former sewage pumping station which has been designated a scheduled ancient monument. Its collections range from 19th century steam engines to 20th century scientific instruments and telecommunications equipment, all with a strong local connection. It was founded in the 1960s by enthusiasts from local industry and the University committed to saving and promoting the industrial history of the town. For many years the museum operated on a small scale but following a successful bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund it aims to become a significant feature on Cambridge’s cultural landscape. The Museum is fully accredited with Arts Council England.
We are prepared to consider job share or part time working subject to meeting the operational needs of the organisation.
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