Informal Learning Officer

Aberdeen City Council
£26,955 - £30,765 per year
21 Nov 2016
05 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

"Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link  and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for".

Duration: Full Time, Fixed Term Maternity Cover up to 51 weeks

Location: Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums Venues

Job Purpose:

Plan and implement a programme of informal participatory learning opportunities for a wide range of audiences, making use of the venues and collections of Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums.


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

Qualification at degree level in a subject related to Aberdeen Art Gallery and Musuems collections, Education or Museum Studies.

Post holder will be required on occasion to work outside normal office hours to deliver activities and work successfully with target learners and audiences.

A full PVG certificate will be required.


The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

Confident interaction with children, young people and learners of all ages and abilities.

Commitment to increasing access to cultural and heritage resources.

Proactive and creative in developing learning resources.

The Individual

This is an exciting time to join the Learning team at Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums. The role includes the City's Collections and the venues which house them; Aberdeen Art Gallery - currently under redevelopment and reopening Winter 2017 - Aberdeen Maritime Museum, The Tolbooth Museum, Provost Skene's House and the new Museum Collections Centre.

This role focuses on the development and delivery of learning and engagement opportunities at the venues and within the wider community.

We are looking to recruit an arts education professional with a proven track record of public engagement and developing audiences.

See Job Profile for further details.

See also:
2. Informal Learning Officer - JP.doc