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Learning Officer

National Videogame Museum

Department: Learning
Reports to: Director of Culture
Location: Sheffield 
Type: Permanent
Hours: Full-time 
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 

Closing Date: 31st October 2019 

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ABOUT THE NVM

Our Mission...
Videogames for everyone. Forever.
Our mission is to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret videogames for everyone. 

Run by the BGI...
The NVM is run by the BGI, which is a new national charity set up in 2019 for games culture, skills, diversity and sustainability. The BGI’s goal is to advance the education of the public about the art, science, history and technology of digital games.

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ABOUT THE ROLE

The NVM is uniquely positioned to use the medium of videogames as a platform for making other subject areas more accessible. From Early Years to Adult Learning, we aspire to lead the way in the cultural learning about games, offering high-quality learning experiences in the classroom and beyond.

We are looking for a Learning Officer that will:

  • Assist with the creation of a learning strategy in line with the aims and ethos of the National Videogame Museum and the BGI.

  • Work with partners to develop sector leadership in education around videogame culture, development and careers.

  • Maintain awareness of safeguarding best practice across the NVM team, especially supporting those working with children and vulnerable people. 

  • Develop and deliver programmes of talks, activities and workshops around particular museum exhibitions and collections.

  • Work with the Marketing Officer to build and maintain relationships with schools, colleges and teachers to promote the use of the collections and activities of the Museum in line with National Curriculum.

  • Develop learning resources for visitors, schools, families, SEN groups  and special interest groups.

  • Build partnerships with colleagues in the culture sector to deliver talks, workshops and activities in collaboration with storytellers, game developers and artists.

  • Recruit, train and manage casual session leaders, freelancers and volunteers.

  • Build partnerships with local community groups and facilitate activities in response to these groups.

  • Collate, evaluate and apply feedback on the educational activities provided.

  • Represent and promote the NVM to external educational bodies, in order to establish a network of useful partnerships.

WHAT YOU WILL BRING TO THE TEAM

It would be good if you have…

  • Experience of teaching in a classroom context.

  • Experience and knowledge of the National Curriculum.

  • Excellent organisational skills, possessing a keen eye for detail.

  • The ability to communicate well with stakeholders, the management team and staff across all departments.

  • A positive attitude that includes an enthusiastic and flexible approach to tasks with the adaptability to cope with the unexpected.

  • Responsible, reliable, creative and self-motivated, and able to work alone or as part of a team.

  • A degree-level in a relevant field or hold a teaching qualification (such as a PGCE).

  • Experience of working in a museum or cultural venue.

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RECRUITMENT PROCESS

To apply, please send your CV and a supporting statement to jobs@thenvm.org

If you have any questions, please contact us by email.

We wish you every success with your application!