- Salary: Salary £32,000 per annum
- Location: St Pancras
- Job Type: Permanent
- Vacancy Group: Chief Librarians Portfolio
- Category: Culture and Learning
- Closing Date: 29/05/2022
- Reference: 04098
Highly organised and creative with prior experience of working with schools in the cultural sector, you’ll develop and deliver an inclusive and diverse programme inspired by the British Library’s collections and exhibitions. With up-to-date knowledge of formal education, you’ll lead on a range of activities including workshops and events for Primary and Secondary students and teachers at our site in St Pancras and online, working closely with staff across the organisation.
You’ll be responsible for managing the operational running of the programme; consultation and evaluation with schools; and developing partnerships with schools and organisations. The role will focus on designing an offer that enriches the curriculum and supports a skills-based approach including research skills, enquiry-based learning and information literacy. The post-holder will have a flair for creating compelling learning experiences for students and teachers alike.
As one of the world’s great libraries, our duty is to preserve the nation’s intellectual memory for the future and make it available to all for research, inspiration and enjoyment. At present we have well over 170 million items, in most known languages, with three million new items added every year. We have manuscripts, maps, newspapers, magazines, prints and drawings, music scores, and patents. We make our collections and programmes available to all. We operate the world’s largest document delivery service providing millions of items a year to customers all over the world. What matters to us is that we preserve the national memory and enable knowledge to be created both now and in the future by anyone, anywhere.
In return we offer a competitive salary and a number of excellent benefits. Our pension scheme is one of the most valuable benefits we offer, as our staff can become members of the Alpha Pension Scheme where the Library contributes a minimum of 20.6% (this may be higher dependant on grade. Another significant benefit the Library provides is the provision of a flexible working hours scheme which could allow you to work your hours flexibly over the week and to take up to 5 days flexi leave in a 3 month period. This is on top of 25 days holiday from entry and public and privilege holidays.
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Closing date: 29 May 2022
Interview date: TBC
We are able to provide sponsorship under the UK Skilled Worker visa for this role, as it does meet the eligibility criteria required for this immigration route
We are a Disability Confident employer, and make a commitment to recruit and support disabled people. We guarantee an interview for disabled candidates who meet the minimum (essential) requirements for a vacancy.