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Security Review 'sharing day'

Accredited museums must obtain expert and objective security advice for collections at least every five years and plan to implement any recommendations.  We are interested to find out if there are museums in west Kent who are due a review of their security arrangements and would benefit from a 'sharing day' with a consultant security advisor to help meet the Accreditation requirement. Please contact to register your interest.

Job Opportunity: Learning and Engagement Officer, The Lightbox, Woking FT £18-19,000.

Friday 5th May 2017

The successful candidate will have a background in teaching or experience of working with people in a museum or gallery learning setting. They will also have excellent creative skills and be able to develop workshop sessions and a range of learning resources to support the museum and exhibitions programme.

An interest in and experience of working with young people and adults is essential, as are excellent communication skills and the ability to positively engage with all ages and areas of the community and with stakeholders.  The role has many opportunities for professional development in a busy Learning department, and working with our audiences are hugely rewarding, positive and fun.

Hours: 37.5 hours with occasional evenings and weekends of which time off in lieu is given

Salary: £18-19,000pa depending on experience

Reports to: Senior Learning & Engagement Officer

Closing date: Friday 5 May at 5pm

For the full job description and further details of how to apply, please see here:

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 17th May.