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Gardens Learning and Interpretation Officer - London

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The Horniman Museum and Garden


London, UK
Fixed Term until 31 March 2015
Salary range £25,455 to £28,104 per annum


Are you enthusiastic and experienced in providing access to gardening, wildlife and environmental sciences through inspirational learning experiences?

This position requires a motivated, creative and highly organised team player to continue the expansion of the Horniman learning service out into our gardens.

The Horniman welcomes over 700,000 visitors to the museum and gardens each year and provides learning experiences for a diverse range of visitors, including over 24,000 school children and 50,000 informal learners. This post will directly enhance the delivery of our mission to ‘encourage a wider appreciation of the world, its peoples and their cultures, and its environments’. It is a great opportunity to combine the object-based learning approach that is core to our current service with the unique benefits of learning outdoors in our gardens, highlighting the themes within the museum collections that reach out into the gardens.

We are looking for an individual with a balance of skills in learning programmes development and delivery and interpretation, who also has the ability to work appropriately and sensitively with a diverse range of audiences.
This post is funded by the HLF Parks for People fund until 31 March 2015.

To access further information and an application pack, please visit our website at

The closing date for completed applications is 12 noon on Monday 4 February 2013

The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

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