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Learning and Engagement Coordinator [Temporary Cover]


An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint maternity cover for our Learning and Engagement Coordinator who will be part of our innovative and friendly Community & Learning team at Kettle's Yard. This is an opportunity to enable the delivery of our exciting Learning and Community programme and welcome our audiences to engage with and enliven Kettle's Yard.

Collaboration and creativity are two of Kettle's Yard's organisational values and are integral to this role. The Learning & Engagement Coordinator works closely with colleagues from across all departments, artist facilitators, external partners, and volunteers to develop and successfully deliver inclusive and engaging projects and activities including the delivery of our Schools programme. The role also administers and oversees our valued Kettle's Yard's Volunteer programme.

If you have a passion for engaging people with the visual arts and experience of developing and maintaining creative partnerships then we would love to hear from you. The role provides temporary cover for maternity leave. There is some evening and weekend work for which Time Off In Lieu is provided. The role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Additional information on the role and the person specification can be found in the attached further information pack. To apply for the vacancy please complete an online application form via the link below including examples of how you meet the essential requirements for the post.

We believe that diversity strengthens and enriches us. We are committed to helping to make the arts and cultural sector a more diverse and equal place. To this end we are actively seeking to diversify our staff and would particularly welcome applications from global majority candidates and people with disabilities, if you wish to self-identify please do so in your personal statement.

About Kettle's Yard: Kettle's Yard is the University of Cambridge's modern and contemporary art gallery. It was founded in 1957 by Jim and Helen Ede. It consists of a beautiful house with a remarkable collection of modern art and a gallery that presents a diverse programme of modern and contemporary art exhibitions. It has an international reputation for its programmes which includes concerts of new and classical music and an extensive and diverse programme of learning and community activities.

Kettle's Yard's mission is:

To contribute to society by inspiring and engaging audiences through art, learning and research of the highest quality.

We believe that great art should not be the privilege of the few, but for everyone. Our values reflect Kettle's Yard's creator Jim Ede's support for artists and belief in art's power to make us look again and change how we act in the world.

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm Wednesday 24 July

Interviews are expected to take place Tuesday 6 August

Temporary cover: This post is fixed-term for 13 months or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

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).

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Any queries regarding this position should be directed to hr@kettlesyard.cam.ac.uk. Please bear in mind that due to limited staffing and a large number of applications, we will only be able to provide feedback to shortlisted candidates.

Please quote reference DC42341 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.

Further information

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