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The Devonshire Educational Trust at Chatsworth

Archived: Arts Engagement Officer

One year fixed term, full-time

The Devonshire Educational Trust

An exciting opportunity is available for an enthusiastic creative person with a passion for the arts to oversee our programme of engagement with children and young people, and visitors of all ages.

Chatsworth currently offers a range of educational activities which showcase the wealth of historic, environmental and artistic learning opportunities on the estate.  Your role will focus on the development and delivery of arts activities linked to our exhibition and events programme; with our 2017 main exhibition ‘House Style’ being the focus for much of your work.

You should have a background in teaching or experience of working in a museum, gallery or heritage setting, alongside excellent creative skills, and the ability to inspire creativity and curiosity about the arts in others.   An interest in working with young people is essential, as are excellent communication skills and the ability to engage positively with a range of people.

Hours of work total 37.5 per week, from 9.00am to 5.30pm on Monday to Friday.   This is a one year fixed term position, accompanied by a salary of £24,000 gross per annum.

Further details and a full job description can be found on the Chatsworth website.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter, to: The HR Department, Chatsworth Estate Office, Edensor, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1PJ or via email

Closing date: 13th April 2017

Interview date: 21st April 2017