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Join the team at Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Set in 500 acres of historic parkland Yorkshire Sculpture Park seeks to provide a centre of regional, national and international importance for the creation and appreciation of modern and contemporary sculpture. Yorkshire Sculpture Park values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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We have two exciting opportunities to join the Learning Team at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Named Museum of the Year 2014, YSP is an extraordinary place that sets out to challenge, inspire, inform and delight. As one of Britain’s leading contemporary art organisations it has an internationally renowned exhibition and engagement programme. The multi award winning Learning Programme underpins all YSP activity, aiming to make art, landscape and heritage, accessible to the whole community, and to offer opportunities for people to engage with the arts in a creative and meaningful way.

The successful candidates will have a passion for making art accessible to all, a deep understanding of the creative process, and an interest in the multitude of ways people learn and enjoy the world around them. This must sit alongside a motivation to open doors for those who may need a helping hand, and a will to investigate the many layers of society that shape how people live around the world.

FORMAL LEARNING COORDINATOR
Up to £25,000 – permanent position
The successful applicant will assist the Head of Learning in developing a programme of formal education which engages students of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. They will build long term links with educational institutions and the communities, organisations and networks which support them. This role is funded by the Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation.

Download the job description. Complete the application form and equal opportunies form and return to jay.simpson@ysp.co.uk by Monday 6 October 2014.

FAMILY LEARNING COORDINATOR
Up to £25,000 – 3 year fixed term position

The successful applicant will assist the Head of Learning in planning and implementing a programme of intergenerational learning, which increases the social, economic, and cultural diversity of intergenerational visits to YSP. This is a key role in Learning Together, a fascinating three year action research programme funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, which will develop a new early year’s programme, whilst informing and enriching the existing family programme.

Download the job description. Complete the application form and equal opportunies form and return to jay.simpson@ysp.co.uk by Monday 6 October 2014.

These are exceptional opportunities for committed and experienced arts professionals to shape the family engagement and the formal learning programmes at YSP.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

YORKSHIRE SCULPTURE TRIANGLE PROJECT COORDINATOR
Part-time, fixed term until September 2015
Up to £29,000 pro-rata

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Project Coordinator to develop and support all elements of Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle (YST) activity. This includes coordinating the annual programme devised by YST, the writing of bids for funding, developing and managing projects and marketing activities, and supporting the work of Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle in order to build the profile and achieve outcomes.

The post holder will be based here at Yorkshire Sculpture Park (acting host organisation).

The appointment will be part-time (15 hours per week) and the post holder will be expected to work approximately two days per week on a flexible basis as required to deliver this project. The post is for a fixed-term period from October 2014 to September 2015 with the possibility of extension subject to funding.

Download the job description. Complete the application form and equal opportunities form and return to jay.simpson@ysp.co.uk or write to Jay Simpson at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG.

The closing date for applications is Monday 29 September 2014 at 10.00am

Yorkshire Sculpture Park values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.



UNITS TO LET
Looking for office space in a truly inspirational setting? YSP has office space to let. Find out more

VOLUNTEERING AT YSP
 Volunteering is a great way to be a part of Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s work. Find out more
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