Education/Curatorial Assistant
  • Employer: Runnymede Borough Council
  • Reference: 886CD
  • Published: Thu 08/04/2021, 9:25 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 03/05/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 22 hours per week, to be worked over 3 days + with possible optional overtime during busy terms
  • Salary: £10,202 - £10,587 dependent on experience
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Chertsey Museum, Surrey

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Education/Curatorial Assistant

Do you have a love of history? Are you passionate about education? Chertsey Museum is seeking an Educational Assistant to help deliver and expand their award-winning education service.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver sessions on a range of subjects that support the National Curriculum using objects from the museum’s collection. Sessions will last from 1 to 3 hours and be held at the museum and at local schools within the Runnymede Borough and surrounding areas.

You will need to have previous experience of working with children and an enthusiastic approach to learning. Previous experience in delivering education sessions and handling collection objects would be advantageous.

One day a month the post holder will assist the Curator with care of the museum’s collections.

Excellent communication and customer services skills are essential along with confidence in public speaking. We also require the post holder to be flexible and reliable, and able to travel to schools early in the morning when delivering sessions.

As this post involves travelling to schools you will need to hold a full valid driving licence and have use of a vehicle for this purpose. You will also be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

For an informal chat about the post please call the Curator - Emma Warren on 01932 565764.

For further information and to apply please visit If it is difficult for you to apply online, please email:

CVs will not be considered. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please provide an email address where possible as you may be contacted by email if you are selected to attend an interview.

Should you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date of the vacancy; you have not been shortlisted for this post.

Closing date: Monday 3rd of May 2021

Interview date: Thursday 20th May 2021

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Please apply by clicking the 'Apply Now' button below. Full information, including the Job Description, Person Specification and other details about Runnymede Borough Council, is available in the Extra Information attachment. If it is difficult for you to apply online please contact us via email

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