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Barbican Centre and Guildhall School

Archived: Creative Learning Curator: Visual and Cross Arts

Creative Learning Division

Salary £32,280 – £41,480, (including London Weighting) per annum depending on experience/performance

The Creative Learning Visual and Cross Arts Curator will be responsible for leading and delivering the Barbican’s Visual Arts and Design learning programme and for producing cross arts projects and festivals.

Creative Learning develops and delivers a range of world-class creative learning programmes involving music, theatre, visual arts, cinema, dance and literature across the Barbican Centre and Guildhall School of Music & Drama  This all happens in close collaboration with our other resident and associate companies, including the London Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Boy Blue Entertainment, Cheek by Jowl, Jazz at the Lincoln Center, Michael Clark Dance Company, Serious and CREATE, as well as our East London Cultural Education Partnership.

Candidates should have a comprehensive understanding of arts education and good practice in working with different participant groups. You should also possess strong business skills, including experience in partnership management, and bring a thorough understanding of the education sector. Your experience will encompass working with artists and designers to deliver innovative learning and participation experiences, and you will be an accomplished communicator and people manager.

A degree or equivalent experience in Visual Arts or a related subject is essential. You will need to have substantial experience working in a Visual Arts environment or education within an arts organisation. You also need to have a significant experience of designing and delivering innovative visual arts and design education projects to a world-class standard.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and as part of the selection process the successful applicant will be required to obtain a Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure.

The closing date for this position is Wednesday 20 July 2016 at 12 noon.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 27 July 2016.

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Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference number BC578.  A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

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