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£25k FULL TIME (37.5 hrs/week), PERMANENT                                                                                    

Located in a spectacular Grade II* listed building in Clifton, Bristol, the RWA (Royal West of England Academy) is the UK's only regional Royal Academy of Art and is an independent charity, self-supporting for over 160 years.  Our vision is to be the South West’s leading centre for the exhibition, exploration and practice of the visual arts, recognised as a place that enriches and nourishes the lives of people from all communities and backgrounds.

We are now seeking a new Learning and Participation Manager to provide learning and outreach activities both within and beyond this outstanding public art gallery.  The role presents an exciting opportunity to build on the RWA’s dynamic programme of education and outreach activities delivered both at the Gallery and across Bristol.  Joining the RWA’s small, dedicated team of staff, the post-holder will work with the Programme team, our Academicians, freelancers and many talented volunteers to promote discovery of and involvement in the RWA’s artistic and architectural heritage for the broadest audience and to nurture creativity in all forms.

Application is by CV and full covering letter, outlining your suitability for the post, to be received by 9.00am on Monday 23 July 2018.  Please put in the subject box or address the envelope: Application for Learning and Participation Manager.


Post: Recruitment, RWA, Queens Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1PX

Further details and a job description can be found below.  Interviews will be held on Monday 6 #JoinRWABristol



Volunteers are essential to all that we do at the RWA. We aim to empower, engage and equip everyone who takes part in our volunteering programme.

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The RWA offers a number of one-week work experience placements each year.

We accept applications for work experience placements at specific times during the year, to best align with the school, college and university term.

If you would like to find out more about applying to do a work placement please contact:

Sarah Hickie
Visitor Experience Manager
Royal West of England Academy, Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1PX

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Learning & Participation Manager Job Description

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