Job vacancy: Heritage Learning Officer at Leicestershire County Council

August 19, 2021

Leicestershire County Council are looking for an experienced and dynamic professional to develop, evaluate and manage the delivery of the formal and informal learning offer  across the Leicestershire Museum and Heritage Team’s five fascinating sites: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre, The 1620s House and Garden, Charnwood Museum, Harborough Museum and Melton Museum. We are in an exciting time, with work underway on creating and resourcing a new programme to be rolled out next Spring, with continued session and resource development over the next five years. The role will need someone with an understanding of the National Curriculum, experience of working with learning groups, developing formal and informal learning sessions, experience of budget management and staff management, including building a team of deliverers.


Our mission is to offer an excellent, relevant and sustainable site-based and digital formal and informal learning provision that meets audience needs, makes efficient use of resources and maximises opportunities for income generation. The role will work alongside colleagues in Creative Learning Services, who specialise in heritage learning in the classroom and in communities, and with the museum’s events team and a wide range of colleagues across the Service.


Job Type: Full Time, 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £28,704 to £32,241

Office Base: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre, Ambion Lane, Sutton Cheney, Nuneaton, Leicestershire, CV13 0AD


This post is the subject of a DBS enhanced check for regulated activity and requires the holder being able to access all five museum and heritage sites.


Please complete the application via the East Midlands Shared Services Jobs website where you will find all of the information you need including the Job description and Person Specification.


The closing date for applications is the 12th September at midnight


For all informal enquires please contact Richard Knox

Tel: 01163052180  Email:

We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
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