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Community Curator, Kent Mining Museum at Betteshanger

Community Curator (0.6 FTE for three years)

£21,000 to £23,000 per annum (pro rata)

Celebrating Kent’s mining heritage will be a key focus for the new Visitor Centre and wider Park. It will provide opportunities to showcase the unique story of Kent’s mining communities and profile their heritage through a combination of the Museum, heritage trails, online collections database and vibrant outreach & event programme.


Working closely with the Museum and Heritage Manager the Learning & Engagement Officer will develop and deliver the formal and informal learning programme at the Museum, and through outreach in the community. The Community Curator will be responsible for the development and display of the Museum collections in line with the UK Accreditation standard and will also work closely with our stakeholders in particular the Kent mining heritage community.


The successful candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) and to provide proof of their right to work in the UK. Due to the rural nature of East Kent and the requirements of both roles access to transport is essential.


The job description and application form can be downloaded from our website, or Alternatively, you can request an application pack by emailing or telephoning 01732 850551.

The closing date for applications is 26th September 2016

Interviews will be held on 4th or 5th October 2016