Woolsthorpe Manor is steeped in history, and was the location in which Isaac Newton shaped modern scientific thinking. We’re now looking for a passionate individual who can bring their own modern thinking to help create an engaging learning programme.
If you can create inspirational experiences, have good people management skills and would like to be part of a fantastic team, then we’d love to hear from you.
This role is required to work with vulnerable groups including children and any offer of employment or volunteering is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.
What it's like to work here
Woolsthorpe Manor is an incredible place; home to Isaac Newton, this 17th Century manor house can be viewed as the birthplace of modern scientific thinking. We have started the exciting journey to transform Woolsthorpe Manor to achieve our global ambitions. We’re looking at different ways to share the stories of Isaac Newton and to fulfill the legacy of his work by making our special place an environment for learning and innovation. Inspiring future Newtons could take place, on or off site either formally and informally and you also will be helping to build and shape our reputation within the worlds of science, academia, business and industry by building up great partnerships.
What you'll be doing
As the Learning Officer at Woolsthorpe Manor, you’ll be responsible for the development and delivery of our learning programme to support our Illuminating Newton project. You’ll be looking at ways to deliver inspiring projects for future Newtons of all ages to enjoy!
Working both at property and offsite, you’ll look to provide an innovative and engaging learning programme which appeals to a range of audiences. You’ll create experiences that move, teach and inspire our visitors in a friendly environment and will lead a culture of exceptional service within the Woolsthorpe Manor Learning Team.
Managing our team of dedicated learning volunteers, and helping to recruit new members of the team, you’ll have lots of support in the delivery of the programme. You’ll also be working closely with our Partnership Manager to help identify new partnerships for the programme, as well as seeking out potential new avenues for further funding for the project. In addition to this, you’ll also be working alongside our internal consultants and external partners to help identify resources needed for the successful delivery of the project.
Who we're looking for
To be successful in this role, you’ll need to;
•Have previous experience of working in the learning field/science
•Have a good understanding of learning methods / needs
•Have the ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines / targets
•Have fantastic communication skills
•Be confident interacting with people of all ages, needs and backgrounds
Looking after you
•Health cash plan – from as little as £3.09 per month for you and your dependents
•Pension contribution match up to 10%
•EAP and proactive Health and Wellbeing
•Discounted gym membership
Looking after your career
•Grow your career through professional training courses across the Trust
•Develop your skills with an internal secondment
•Pay review linked to values and behaviours, commitment to progression
•Income protection due to illness
Unique to Us
•Work in some of the most beautiful, iconic and unique locations in the UK
•Free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
•20% off in our Retail and Food & Beverage outlets
•Discount up to 35% off a National Trust holiday cottage booking