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Can you inspire and motivate school children and teachers to fall in love with art and culture? Do you have experience of delivering museum school sessions for all ages and different abilities, both physically and digitally? Do you want to work world-famous collection in Oxford, ranging from Egyptian mummies to contemporary art?
Then, come and join us at the Ashmolean Museum, the University of Oxford’s museum of art and archaeology, founded in 1683.
You will be welcomed into a friendly team of experienced session leaders to deliver pre-prepared schools programmes for visiting groups including early years, primary, secondary, special educational needs (SEND) and FE, both in person and online. You will be responsible for setting up, clearing away and managing and maintaining resources. This will involve manual handling.
You will have experience of delivering sessions for a range of age groups and audiences from early years to key stage 5 and FE in a museum, heritage or equivalent learning setting with experience and knowledge of learning from objects. An excellent communicator, you will be able to adapt content to meet the needs of groups to support different learning styles. You will be experienced in group and behaviour management, with experience of supporting diversity, inclusivity and access and delivering exceptional customer care. You will be able to adapt and respond to change under pressure, and skilled at working independently and within a team. You will be driven, enthusiastic and proactive, with the ability to inspire and motivate school children and teachers, and form positive and productive working relationships with the wider team.
This is a permanent, variable hours (paid as claimed) position.
You will be required to upload your CV and a supporting statement as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description, and explain how you meet each one. CV’s alone will not be considered.
The University of Oxford is an equal opportunities employer. Our staff and students come from all over the world, and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diverse groups and champions, as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example shared parental leave.
Only applications received online by 12.00 midday (BST/GMT) on Tuesday 2 May 2023 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Wednesday 17 May 2023.
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