New Vacancy - Heritage Learning and Community Engagement Officer
Heritage Learning and Community Engagement Officer
P01, Part time 21 hours pro rata
£29,727 – £31,368 pro rata
2 years fixed term
Based at Bruce Castle Museum
Job Ref: HWK/5635
About the role
We are seeking an engaging heritage professional with experience of community engagement to deliver the Activity Plan for Haringey’s £2.3 million Heritage Lottery funded Townscape Heritage Initiative. Learning activities will be linked to the restoration of 28 historic buildings in North Tottenham as part of the wider regeneration of the area.
Building enthusiasm for the historic environment among businesses and the wider community will help sustain the conservation improvements. You will liaise with local schools, colleges, community organisations, traders and artists to create a range of learning events and resources. You will coordinate volunteer involvement and assist with recruiting and training Heritage Champions.
You will have enthusiasm for and experience of working with the public and volunteers. You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to develop sustainable links with a wide range of stakeholders to promote the historic environment of North Tottenham.
You will be an educator with demonstrable experience of working in a local history museum and archive environment, along with an understanding of the importance of regeneration to the community.
Haringey Council offers flexible working, reduced entry to gyms and leisure centres, a Simply Health cash back and dental plan, interest free season ticket and bicycle loans, and childcare vouchers.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. An enhanced disclosure check with the DBS will be undertaken.
How to apply
Please go to http://jobs.haringey.gov.uk/Jobs.aspx to complete your application online. You can access the internet for free at all of Haringey’s libraries.
Closing date: 23 March 2016, midnight
Interview date: 4 April 2016