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Bounty launch reproduction project at The National Maritime Museum Cornwall photo by Paul Abbitt

Interested in working with us?

We’re a small, friendly, dedicated and hard working team lead by museum director, Richard Doughty. The team is supported by a large group of volunteers without whom we simply couldn’t function.

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We post all our job vacancies and volunteer opportunities on social media so to be the first to hear about any openings be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Current job vacancies

Learning Assistant – part-time (21 hours/three days per week)

Fixed-term contract: one year

Salary £18,000 (pro-rata for part-time £10,800)

The Learning Assistant will assist with the operational delivery of the Museum’s formal and informal learning provision, as well as supporting the team with content development and administrative duties including the evaluation of our activities and programmes.

This is a new and exciting opportunity which will allow the post holder to develop a career and gain experience within the museum learning sector, with ongoing training, support and mentoring provided by the learning team.

We are seeking a Learning Assistant who has the desire, passion and enthusiasm to learn to work with a range of learning audiences. You will have excellent team working skills, be self-motivated, flexible and reliable. There will be a requirement to work occasional weekends during holiday periods to support our informal learning provision.

Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills are essential, as well as competent IT skills. You will also need to be highly organised, able to plan and prioritise in order to meet deadlines.

A teaching qualification or experience, as well as a knowledge and understanding of the museum learning sector is desirable but not essential as training will be provided.

Interested in applying? Click here for a job description and an application form

Please email your completed application form to or send to Linda Frost, Human Resources Manager, National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Discovery Quay, Falmouth, TR11 3QY

Closing date:  Thursday, 24 May 2018 at 5.00pm

Interview date: Friday, 1 June 2018


Contact us for further information on vacancies or volunteering:

Human Resources Manager: Linda Frost
Telephone: 01326 214559

What’s on and What’s here 2018

National Maritime Museum
Cornwall Trust
Discovery Quay
TR11 3QY

Tel: +44(0)1326 313388


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