New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

We are recruiting again! Learning Manager Vacancy at Newman Brothers

Posted August 4th, 2014 by Suzanne Carter with No Comments

IMG_3240As you will know by now (but please keep on spreading the word!) at the end of October 2014, Birmingham Conservation Trust is opening an industrial heritage attraction located in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter. The Newman Brothers factory, built in 1894 and grade II* listed, made coffin fittings of every description for over 100 years.

We are seeking an innovative and inspiring learning professional, with strong organisational skills and a creative flair, to set up and manage all aspects of the learning and outreach programme for the Museum.

Is this the job for you, or for someone you know?

You will develop exciting learning opportunities and resources within our ‘time capsule’ for visiting school children, families and adult learners, and also take Newman Brothers out into a community learning environment.

The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter who can hit the ground running, an enthusiastic ‘people person’, and a great team player who is committed to making heritage accessible to the public.  You will have significant experience teaching in a heritage learning environment or/and have a teaching qualification and a real passion for history.

Part-time post (22.5 hours a week, Tues to Thurs (days may be negotiable), initially for 3 years.  Based in Birmingham.  Salary £21,734 pro rata.  Appointment to begin September/October 2014.  This post is part funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Deadline for applications is Thurs 21 August 2014.   For further information and job description go to or for an informal chat contact Suzanne Carter on 0121 303 2664.

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