Who we are

Ripon Museum Trust is an organisation of dedicated, enthusiastic and skilled individuals who look after three unique heritage buildings, their collections and visitors with a team of over 140 volunteers.

Our paid staff are:

Head of Museums (Sue Dalton) [email protected]

Learning Manager (Vancant post see below)

Volunteer and Visits Manager part-time (Wendy Hunwick-Brown) [email protected]

Learning Development Officer (Kathyrn Bedford) [email protected]

The Board of Trustees meet formally 4 times a year but are very hands-on and most are able to volunteer as receptionists, guides, education leaders and gardeners.

All our volunteers are invited to share their ideas, opinions and influence the successful operation of Ripon Museums.

Learning Manager Advert

Salary £21,000 pro rata

Full Time, permanent

Closing Date 5pm on Monday 26th Jan 2015

More details

Ripon Museum Trust is looking to appoint Learning Manager to take responsibility for the delivery and management of Ripon Museum Trust’s award winning Learning Programme.

Ripon Museum Trust is an independent charity that manages three museum in the heart of historic Ripon. Each museum is housed in a nineteenth century public building and tells the story specific to that site; a Workhouse, a Courthouse, and a Prison block that became a Police Station. As a group they work together to explore issues relating to Crime, Punishment, Law and Order, and poverty.

The object of this post is to widen access to all three museums through an inspiring and imaginative learning and visitor programme.

We are looking for someone who is educated to degree level or equivalent, preferably in a related field. Has a demonstrable interest in and knowledge of heritage education

Is innovative and flexible, can communicate well and encourages others of all ages and abilities, from trustee’s staff and volunteers in the organisation to work as a team.

See attached documents below to apply and email completed application form to [email protected]

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