Vacancies

DIRECTOR OF ENGAGEMENT AND LEARNING
UP TO £45,000 PER ANNUM
25 DAYS ANNUAL LEAVE, PLUS STATUTORY DAYS
FULL TIME PERMANENT POSITION

As we enter our fifth year, we are seeking a Director of Engagement and Learning to shape and lead the learning and engagement work of the gallery as a fully embedded priority in all aspects of our programming. You will provide strategic leadership to the Learning and Collections & Exhibition teams and work closely with the Director, Managing Director and the Director of Communications and Development as a member of the Senior Leadership Team that devises and oversees our current and future strategic priorities.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience of leading on a wide range of learning and engagement research and activity for diverse and broad audiences allied with strong knowledge of the museum sector. You will be a strong manager, capable of overseeing the delivery of a cohesive, popular and critically acclaimed programme. You will need to be collaborative, with a team-based approach to working, have a strong people-focus and a commitment to inspiring and positively influencing colleagues, stakeholders and audiences.

This is a full-time permanent position, though some flexibility can be negotiated for the right candidate. To view full details of the role, please see the Job Description available on the link at the top-right of this page.

To apply, please return a completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to recruitment@hepworthwakefield.org

The closing date for applications is 30 May 2016. Interviews will be held in June, date to be confirmed. 

SENIOR LEARNING MANAGER (MATERNITY COVER)
FULL TIME (37 HOURS PER WEEK)
TEMPORARY CONTACT OF UP TO 12 MONTHS TO COVER MATERNITY
£32,000 per annum

We are seeking a dynamic, highly creative and target driven Senior Learning Manager to lead the award winning Learning team at one of the UK’s most successful public art galleries.

This post will oversee the strategic development of a fully integrated and innovative Learning Programme for a wide-ranging audience including schools, families, community groups, students and professionals.

You will work closely with the Director of Engagement and Learning and the Programme Team to ensure the successful delivery of the programme in line with The Hepworth Wakefield’s mission and business plan. You will provide strategic leadership for the Learning Programme, directing its development, management, delivery and evaluation.

You will be responsible for line management of the Learning team and a team of freelance Creative Practitioners whilst liaising with strategic partners and funders to deliver existing and develop new programmes of work and projects. You will have an excellent working knowledge of contemporary art, art history and visual culture allied with excellent, up to date knowledge of the priorities and challenges experienced in formal and non-formal learning sectors.  

If you have experience of leading and motivating teams to develop high quality learning provision for learning audiences within a museum or gallery setting, we would love to hear from you.

To view full details of the role, please see the Job Description available on the link at the top-right of this page.

To apply, please return a completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to recruitment@hepworthwakefield.org

Closing date for applications: Friday 27 May 2016
Interviews will be held: Thursday 2 June 2016

Please note, we do not accept CVs and can only accept applications on our application form. No agencies please.

FORMAL LEARNING MANAGER
5 DAYS PER WEEK, FULL TIME
£24,000

We are seeking an experienced Formal Learning Manager to devise, coordinate and evaluate our Formal Learning Programme for schools, colleges and universities and to coordinate CPD networks for teachers and professionals.

You will lead on a rigorous evaluation of the existing programme and subsequent re-development of the Formal Learning Programme and marketing strategies.

This post includes line management of the Learning Assistant and a team of freelance Creative Practitioners whilst liaising with partners to deliver existing and develop new programmes of work and projects.   You will have a good working knowledge of contemporary art, art history and visual culture allied with excellent, up to date knowledge of the National Curriculum and changing landscape within the Formal Learning sector.

If you have experience of developing high quality learning provision for formal learning audiences within a museum or gallery setting, we would love to hear from you.

To view full details of the role, please see the Job Description available on the link at the top-right of this page.  

To apply, please return a completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to recruitment@hepworthwakefield.org

Closing date for applications: Friday 27 May 2016
Interviews will be held w/c 6 June 2016

Please note, we do not accept CVs and can only accept applications on our application form. No agencies please.