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Learning Co-ordinator (Part Time, Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for the post of 'Learning Co-ordinator' in the Whipple Museum of the History of Science to help develop and deliver a range of learning activities for a wide variety of audiences including schools, adult learners, and families.

The role holder will work primarily with colleagues in the Whipple Museum and the Department of History and Philosophy of Science (HPS) but will also be part of a team of subject-specialist learning co-ordinators across the eight University museums, working strategically to deliver high-quality learning and education programmes.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 March 2022 in the first instance.

This part time post is available for 18 hours per week, with a working pattern to be agreed.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check (enhanced with children's barred list) and a health assessment.

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Please provide the names and contact details of two referees in the space provided. We will contact the referees of shortlisted candidates directly to request references (unless you advise that you do not wish us to do so). Referees will be asked to comment specifically on the candidate's ability to undertake this role in the Department.

Provisional Schedule: Shortlisting: mid to late December 2019 Interviews: January 2020

If you have questions about the position, the application process, or eligibility, please contact Louisa Russell, HR Coordinator, tel: 01223 334500, email:

Please quote reference JN21410 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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