To work with the Learning and Public Programmes Manager to deliver the remaining Heritage Fund activity plan focussing on provision and resources for children, schools and young people and build on the Trust’s initial success by building relationships, creating new, sustainable programmes and partnerships, measuring and reporting on impact, developing and advocating for audiences, informing the Learning and Public Programmes’ future strategy.
To design, programme, promote and deliver Learning and Public Programme provision focussing on children, young people and schools audiences engaged in activities related to the Trust’s National Lottery Heritage Fund, activity plan for 2019/20, and beyond.
To build strong relationships with and support local groups and organisations (including current and previous partners) to develop innovative and engaging activities and programmes benefiting the community.
To build strategic partnerships with local schools, developing and delivering programmes created with awareness of how cultural learning and creativity compliments the National Curriculum, and programmes which celebrate and enhance young people’s creative and cultural lives.
To widen participation for young people through targeted programming and meaningful collaborations with the young people themselves.
To support the management of Learning and Public Programmes staff and volunteers, ensuring appropriate training is in place and supporting the volunteer manager in targeting and recruiting volunteers.
To develop effective evaluation models to develop and improve learning and events programmes.
To undertake all administration required for the development, delivery, reporting on and measurement of the activity plan, learning programmes and other activities.
To support the Learning and Public Programmes Manager in developing and delivering a long-term strategy.
To develop audiences for programmes using social media, partnerships and working with communications staff, external agencies as necessary, to promote activities in the local, national and specialist press, online media and the organisation’s own social media profile.
To work closely with artist-educators and creative practitioners across programmes, bringing audiences into contact with creative professionals.
To identify funding opportunities and source funding for the learning and events programme, working with the project team to write funding applications to external bodies for relevant project funds, and to support income generation through public programming. To report as required to programme sponsors and manage relevant relationships.
To ensure that appropriate procedures are followed e.g financial, health and safety and Safeguarding Policy in line with Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery Trust’s policies. To participate in relevant working groups to create and monitor policies where appropriate.
To keep abreast of sector news and policy developments which may affect delivery, ensuring Pitzhanger’s programme is relevant and sustainable.
As we are an emerging organisation, your role and duties may be reviewed from time to time, revised, and updated in consultation with you to reflect any appropriate changes. On occasion you may be asked by your line manager to undertake other reasonable tasks not included in your job description.
At least five years developing and delivering learning and events programmes for arts and heritage organisations, or similar organisations.
Experience of developing and delivering schools programmes from EYFS to Post 16 and for young people aged 14-25.
A sound knowledge of the cultural learning and education sector and statutory organisations working with the sector including Arts Council England and the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Successful track record of increasing engagement, participation and effective programming.
Experience of working collaboratively with a range of community partners to develop and deliver projects and activities.
An understanding of the principles around diversity, equality of opportunity and access in cultural learning.
Experience using creative research, consultation and other methodologies giving voice to communities in the development of community facilities and an understanding of measuring impact.
Effective and enthusiastic communication skills that accommodate a wide range of community groups and individuals, including children and young people, people with learning disabilities and those for whom English is a second language.
Ability to take initiative within stated guidelines, manage own workload and prioritise effectively to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities.
Experience managing volunteers, work placement trainees or apprentices, freelancers and other staff
A ‘can do’ spirit, flexible in approach with a positive attitude to change. Ability to work effectively as a member of a small team and with a collaborative approach to achieving organisational goals.
Preferable: experience working with family and adult audiences and learners with special education needs.
Preferable: knowledge of developments in digital software for use in delivering accessible learning and public engagement opportunities.
The chosen candidate will require a DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service).
Part-time, 21 hours per week, or 3 out of 7 days, including occasional weekend and evening work, plus an hour each day for lunch. No overtime will be paid for delivering out-of-hours events, but time off in lieu will be agreed in advance with the Learning and Public Programme Manager.
Salary £25,000-£27,500 p.a. pro-rata depending on experience.
20 days holiday p.a. pro-rata, Pension Contribution employer match at 3% up to 5%, Discount in the shop
To apply, please send your CV and covering letter (max. 2 sides A4) explaining your motivation, experience and how you meet the Person Specification to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 12 noon. Interviews of selected candidates will be invited to interview Friday, 6 September, in Ealing, London W5.
If you have not heard from us within 6 weeks of your application, then you have been unsuccessful at this time.