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Traineeship (Collections, Education, Visitor Experience), Wordsworth Grasmere


We are looking for a Collections Trainee, Education Trainee and Visitor Experience Trainee to join us for an 11 month Traineeship, starting 1 March 2021.

Our Traineeship programme provides an all-round experience of working in an historic house and museum in a paid, full-time role, and aims to equip you with the skills you need to take the next step in your career.

The Traineeship is open to everyone, and we encourage everyone to apply. You don’t need to have specific qualifications or experience, nor do you need to know all about Wordsworth! We are looking for people who are enthusiastic about heritage and learning, committed to self-development, and who will benefit from the training opportunities we have to offer.

We believe that diversity and equality within our workplace, within our programmes and in our outlook is crucial. We also believe in the fairness and necessity of offering equal opportunities to all. This is what we are working towards. We are determined to redress the balance of inequality by providing a set of skills, learning experiences and space to build the representation that is currently missing within the heritage sector. We therefore particularly welcome applications from candidates that are under-represented in the museums and heritage sector, including black and minority ethnic candidates, candidates from diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and/or candidates with a disability.

Deadline to apply: Monday 14th December at 9AM GMT

To find out more about each role, and to apply, please visit our website:

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