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Curator, Schools and Teachers

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Opportunity type:Fixed-term, Part-time 

Working hours: 3 days  

Salary:£33,106 per annum 


Closing date:24 January 2022 at midnight 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic and creative Learning and Research department whose vision is to act as a champion for art in society. We are looking for a Curator for the Schools and Teachers Programme, who is invested in working as part of a team with artists and partners to make a positive difference with and for all young people. You will be working in a job share and closely with the Schools and Teachers Convenors to oversee the day-to-day management of the team and to support the collaborative production of cross site and online learning activity.

In particular, you will be leading on the successful integration of new staff into an existing team structure and working within a two-year strategic framework, supporting successful team cohesion at a time of huge institutional and social change.You will be an excellent communicator, skilled at supporting collaborative team working; adaptable and quick to take initiative; and adept at managing the smooth running of a large and complex programme for young people and teachers. As Curator, you will help steer a programme that values all that a young person brings - their ideas, curiosities and lived experience - to an encounter with art, supporting them to feel ownership, take agency and build meaning for themselves. You will be joining a Learning and Research department that advocates for the transformative possibilities of critically engaging with art and ideas and believes that all young people visiting Tate should find themselves reflected in all that they encounter, from the art, staff, Learning activity and publics. Does this sound like you?

Tate aims to attract and retain talented people from all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, ethnic minority and disabled applicants as these groups are currently underrepresented in the cultural sector and the Learning and Research division.

Interview dates: Monday 7 February, Wednesday 9 February and Friday 11 February 10.00 -2.00 pm

Questions at the interview will support candidates to share how their skills and experience meet the Job Description essential criteria.

This position is offered on a fixed-term contract.

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Application Information

If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please apply online. Please also refer to our Guidance Notes that can be found below.

Successful candidates will have access to a range of benefits, including 25 days annual leave entitlement, rising to 27 days pro rata after 3 years of service; an extra day off for your birthday each year; a cycle to work scheme; opportunities for blended and flexible working; free access to Tate exhibitions and other museums and galleries; Life Assurance; and a ‘Defined Contribution’ pension scheme with generous employer contributions. Successful candidates who are already members of the Civil Service Pension Scheme or have recently left the scheme may be eligible to remain as members of this scheme instead.