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Job Opportunity

Learning Officer

Job Ref: EO16
Contract: Permanent (Part-time 2 days a week, with the possibility of increasing to 3 days a week)
Start date: 1 September 2016

The Stained Glass Museum invites applications for a pro-active, skilled and enthusiastic Learning Officer (part-time) to develop and deliver its high-quality programme of formal and informal learning activities for all age groups. The Learning Officer is responsible for developing and delivering the Museum’s learning activities for a wide variety of audiences, including schools, adult and special needs learners, and families. The post holder is supported by a team of skilled volunteers who assist with the delivery of the education programme.

Applicants should hold a degree-level qualification and have experience of working with children. An interest in art, history or other curriculum areas relevant to our collection and an enthusiastic and flexible approach is essential. In addition to delivering educational activities in a lively and imaginative way, the post holder will support the wider work of the Museum, enabling a wide range of audiences to enjoy a rewarding and engaging experience.

This is a part-time (2 days a week) permanent post. The position will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

The closing date for applications is midday on Friday 13 May 2016.  Interviews will likely  take place on 23 and 26 May 2016.

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How to Apply: Application is by CV and a supporting statement outlining the reasons for your interest in the post and why you believe yourself to be suitable. Applicants are required to provide details of two referees. The first referee should be your current or most recent employer. For shortlisted candidates, references will be taken up prior to interview unless you advise that you do not wish us to do so. Please include your full contact details including daytime and evening telephone numbers. Applications by email should be sent to . Applications by post should be sent to Dr Jasmine Allen, Curator, The Stained Glass Museum, South Triforium, Ely Cathedral, Ely, CB7 4DL


Stained Glass Museum purchases rare medieval angel panels at auction

Orders of Angels: The Virtues and the Principalities

Virtus uranica Princpians

Two late 15th century stained glass panels (English), 154mm x 178mm. (ELYGM:2015.7.1, ELYGM:2015.7.2)

The Stained Glass Museum, Ely, has purchased two rare medieval angel stained glass panels at auction with the help of the Arts Council England/Victoria and Albert Museum Purchase Grant Fund and the Art Fund. The panels were made in England in the 15th century and show two groups of angels, the ‘Virtues’ and ‘Principalities’, from the nine orders of angels, a popular subject in medieval art and literature.

The panels will be placed on permanent display at The Stained Glass Museum in January 2016.

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