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Education Team Leader

Education Team Leader
Ripon Museums Trust
Description of the role:

All volunteers to the Ripon Museums have the following responsibilities:
- To familiarise themselves with the introductory pack.
- To ensure they know who to approach for information/advice/support needed to perform their duties within the specific area of volunteering.
- Develop the background knowledge necessary to carry out their duties within their area of responsibility.
- To attend meetings organised within that area.
- To support the Museum Trust in all aspects by promoting events and by assisting in fundraising.

In addition, Education leaders will have the following responsibilities:
- To organise educational visits with museum staff and ensure adequate assistance is available.
- To liaise with schools and education authorities in the area to ascertain their needs and expectations.
- To advertise the educational aspect of the museums to generate visits.
- To organise meetings for education team and prospective members in conjunction with museum staff.
- Arrange support for new team members.
- To attend Committee meetings.

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

Good organisational skills, the ability to get on well with others and to communicate clearly and accurately. IT skills and a confident telephone manner important.

Practical information:

All 3 museums are within walking distance of Ripon City Centre. The Prison and Police Museum is on St. Marygate, Ripon HG4 1LX; The volunteerhouse Museum is on Sharow View, Allhallowgate, Ripon HG4 1LE and the Courthouse Museum is on Minster Road, Ripon HG4 1QS


Additional Information
DBS check needed: No
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Ages 18+
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: No
The Workhouse Museum
Sharow View
North Yorkshire
Last updated: 18.11.2020
Organisation Information

Preservation of historic buildings and artefacts, education services and responsible for The Prison & Police, The Workhouse and The Courthouse Museums in Ripon. We have around 140 volunteers who fulfil a variety of roles which range from helping with education visits to gardening, cataloguing the collections to keeping our accounts, repairing brickwork to researching the stories behind the buildings.

Please check the website for opening times and events.