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Job: Education and Outreach Officer (Scott Polar Research Institute)

The Polar Museum recently reopened after a £1.75 million renovation of its galleries and facilities to maximise access to its historical and scientific collections.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic learning professional to develop new and exciting education and outreach programmes. The successful candidate will interpret the science and history of both the Arctic and Antarctic for schools and public audiences. He or she will also be able to deliver high quality learning provision both in gallery and online.

Responsibilities include investigating and applying for funding opportunities, extending the network of contacts for the Museum and developing partnerships with other organizations.

The Scott Polar Research Institute was founded in 1920, in Cambridge, as a memorial to Captain Robert Falcon Scott, RN, and his four companions, who died returning from the South Pole in 1912.  The SPRI Picture Library houses one of the world's most comprehensive collections of historical phrotographs of the Polar Regions. It also holds a growing collection of modern photographs taken by scientists and researchers working in the field.


Job Title: Education and Outreach Officer

Organisation: Scott Plar Research Institute

Salary: £23,661 to £26,629 pa

Full time to include some Saturdays and evenings for one year

Closing Date: Friday 4th March 2011

How to apply:

Job Ref:  LD07825

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By telephone: 01223 336541

Closing date: 4 March 2011 Interview date: 10 March 2011


Good luck!

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