|The Learning Assistant will work alongside the Lifelong Learning Team, to help with the delivery of the high-quality learning experiences Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust (IGMT) offer to the 20,000+ school pupils who visit the museums each year, and to the families who take part in their informal learning offer. Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust is an education and conservation charity, and as such the work of the Learning Team is at the heart of our values and charitable aims.
IGMT’s programme for schools includes the ever-popular Victorian Schoolroom session, Brickmaking and Candle Dipping at Blists Hill Victorian Town, Power Buggies and Bridges workshops at Enginuity, hands on activities at Coalport China Museum, and interactive tours at Jackfield Tile Museum – to name but a few!
IGMT offer a programme of activities for families across all the museums: Bright Sparks Sensory Play for babies, Enginuity Explorers for pre-school children, holiday workshops and craft activities for all the family, as well as adult craft courses.
IGMT are looking to recruit volunteers to help with the following activities:
Location: Roles are based at Blists Hill Victorian Town and Enginuity, Coalbrookdale
|Hours for each role are listed above. IGMT would ideally expect a commitment of one day a week for the roles at Blists Hill Victorian Town, and once a fortnight at Enginuity. Days to be worked at Blists Hill Victorian Town are flexible, according to the level of bookings each week, but will be planned in advance.|
|All volunteers will undertake a full induction to the role they will be working in, and the site, followed by training through observations and the provision of background notes were necessary. Volunteers will be supported by a member of the Learning Team until they feel comfortable in the role. Observations of the volunteers will take place at a suitable interval, with feedback given, and additional support made available if needed.
Opportunities will exist to undertake further training as part of the department wide training programme each year.
Volunteers will be invited to join the Learning Team when they visit other museums, to gain knowledge and experience of the sector.
Due to the nature of the role, working closely with children, each volunteer will be expected to complete safeguarding training and will be DBS checked.
For more information please contact Amanda Phillipson on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01952 435 909> Apply Now