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Hylton Castle Project Learning Manager

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/10/2016 23:59
Grade 7 (SCP 32- 36) £28,203 - £31,288 -pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Youth / Community / Leisure Services
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Employment Location:
Various Locations Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens, Bunny Hill, Hylton Castle
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Job details 

Closing date:
25 Oct

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Three year fixed term post, 0.76 FTE (28 hours per week)
Weekend and evening work required on a rota basis

Sunderland City Council is seeking a self-motivated, Learning Manager to work as part of a small team and co-ordinate and deliver educational outreach activities at Hylton Castle in Sunderland.

Hylton Castle is a Grade I Listed 14th Century Gatehouse in the heart of a residential area and following funding now secured from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), the castle will be developed to create a heritage led learning and visitor centre. The Learning Manager will play a crucial role in recruiting and managing volunteers and part time staff and will devise and oversee the delivery of the project’s educational programmes.

Working closely with a range of local and regional partners the post holder will work with the project director and board to build a team consisting of part time learning and front of house staff. Crucial to the success of the wider project, this will include a small team of locally recruited young people and apprentices to support front line delivery, operations and volunteers.

The Hylton Castle project presents an opportunity to interpret and share both the rich cultural heritage of the castle and the biodiversity of the adjacent Hylton Dene. Experience of formal and informal teaching, education and / or lifelong learning and subject knowledge of local history, built or natural heritage would be an advantage.

For an informal discussion please contact Jon Charlton on 0191 561 8611 or email jon.charlton@sunderland.gov.uk

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact the HR&OD Recruitment Services Team by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: ijm@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

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