Learning and Community Officer for `Snapping the Stiletto`, Essex County Council


This is a part time position, 15 hours per week. Working hours will be discussed at interview. The pro rata salary would be up to £10,864.86 per annum.

Please note that in light of Covid-19 and social distancing, ECC appreciate some events and activities may need to be delivered virtually and online as part of the programme.

Essex County Council’s Culture, Heritage, Tourism and Green Spaces Service are looking to a recruit a Learning Officer over 18 months as part of the National Lottery Heritage Fund supported ‘Snapping the Stiletto’ project which aims to tell the stories of underrepresented communities in Essex through museum collections.

Following from the acclaimed first iteration of the project, this second phase will look at gaps in museums collections around the lives of working-class, BAME and LGBTQ+ women from the last hundred years, with the 50th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act 1970 acting as the catalyst.
Working with the Project Manager, you will develop partnerships with museums, schools and youth organisations, facilitating training, projects and educational resources.

Good partnership skills with a background in delivering learning and education projects will be key as will an ability to drive work independently whilst communicating the development of the project to partners and stakeholders.

Role Responsibilities

• Lead on brokering partnerships between museum partners, local youth groups and schools to develop engagement projects.
• Support museums to develop and deepen relationship with schools and groups local to them.
• Provide training as appropriate to museum partners to facilitate working with young people.
• Work with partner schools to develop educational resource which can be used after the project has ended and provide opportunities for children and young people to take part in the wider engagement activities.
• Ensure all activities and work with young people follows best practice and takes place in a safe and supportive environment.
• Manage a proportion of the project budget and contribute to reporting and evaluation.

Full job details can be viewed on Essex County Council's website here: