Project Learning Officer Fixed Term

Organisation: National Galleries of Scotland

Salary: £25,350 - £27,687

Location: Edinburgh

Job Summary

The Project Learning Officer will play a key role in Celebrating Scotland’s Art. The post-holder will work independently within the Learning & Engagement team and as part of a cross-NGS team focusing on content, interpretation and activity within this major capital project. The Project Learning Officer will coordinate, develop and deliver the learning activities for the priority audiences set out in the Activity Plan. These activities are a central way of meeting the needs of these priority audiences identified for development through the project. The audiences are: schools, families with children under 7, adults and communities with a focus on audiences who do not currently visit.

The post will work entirely on Celebrating Scotland’s Art and will liaise closely with project-specific staff (in curatorial, digital and volunteering) and with key NGS colleagues across several departments to ensure the new activities integrate into existing programmes and work plans. The post-holder should have experience of working with a range of audiences and communities, ideally within a gallery or museum setting, and have experience of developing, coordinating and delivering learning programmes using art collections. In addition, the post-holder will be developing resources (including digital) for families, schools and communities. The post will report directly to the Deputy Head of Learning & Engagement.

Application Deadline: Sunday 27/02/2022