Old Newcastle Project – Learning Officer (Maternity Cover)

Salary: NCC equivalent of N6 (£22,220 - £24,650)
Status: The post is available for an initial period of approximately 6 months (subject to the return of the post-holder from her maternity leave.)
Hours: 37 hrs per week – will include some evening and weekend working

The 'Old Newcastle - Where the Story Begins' Project is a £1.67 million project which focuses on Newcastle’s military, social and creative heritage using the medieval Black Gate as a new portal to the city’s rich history and culture. The project will create an accessible, heritage-led learning and interpretation centre in the Black Gate, transforming it into a hub of activity that will be open and available to the entire community and visitors from near and far. The Black Gate will combine with its medieval neighbours, the Castle Keep and the Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas to provide an outstanding and dynamic heritage asset that will tell the story of the remarkable history of Newcastle and the ingenuity of countless generations of its inhabitants.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a significant heritage-led project within Newcastle. The Old Newcastle Project Learning Officer will play a key role in the project by : delivering the learning programme for schools, colleges and universities; having significant input into the creation of a new Learning Centre in the Black Gate; helping plan and deliver a vibrant events programme, with special reference to the launch of the new heritage centre in 2014; co-ordinating the volunteer programme; having input into the delivery of the interpretation scheme.

The post holder will be managed by the Project Manager and will require close working with a variety of delivery teams across the venues.

For an informal chat with the Learning Officer, please phone Steph Carter on 0191 235 7551.

Job Application Documents:

To apply for this post please send a copy of your CV and expression of interest by post to Kate Sussams, Old Newcastle Project Manager, Cathedral House, 42/44 Mosley Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1DF.

Closing Date: Friday 5th July 2013, 5pm
Interview Date: Friday 26th July
Position to start w/c 19th August