Education Assistant

Job description

The employer is: ARMAGH ROBINSON LIBRARY. This job will involve working for Armagh Robinson Library, Northern Ireland’s oldest public library, an accredited museum and popular visitor attraction..


  • Create and develop educational resources for visitors, schools, families and special interest groups.
  • Assist with delivery of education workshops, adult tour groups and lifelong learners.
  • Assist with development and delivery of talks, activities and workshops around particular exhibitions or collections, themes or annual festivals.
  • Collate, evaluate and apply feedback on the educational activities provided.
  • Work with other staff to develop and market the Library and its events programme.
  • Adhere to all Library policies and procedures, including Health and Safety regulations.
  • Undertake training as appropriate and provide feedback and comments to maintain the high standard of the Library.
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk with whom you may come into contact.
  • Any other reasonable duties which fall within the remit of this job role.

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • GCSE Maths and English, or equivalent, at Grade C or above.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills.
  • Competency with Microsoft Office and computers.
  • Demonstrable teaching skills to plan and deliver education activities in an engaging manner.
  • Excellent writing skills to produce education resources for a range of audiences.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively as part of a small team.
  • Willing to learn new skills and commit to continuous self-development.
  • Ability to work outside normal opening hours when required, which may from time to time include evenings and weekends.

Desirable Skills

  • Degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject such as Education or Teaching.
  • Experience of community or public engagement such as the delivery of workshops and events.

Further Information

The employer is: ARMAGH ROBINSON LIBRARY. Salary: 16-17yrs £4.81, 18-20yrs £6.83, 21-22yrs £8.36, 23-24yrs £9.50. Although this is a part-time temporary opportunity hours may be extended and it could lead to a permanent position. The job advert may end before the closing date if requested by the employer. You will be entitled to annual leave during this job opportunity.

Application Information

JOBSTART IS OPEN TO 16-24 YEAR OLDS. If you are on UC contact your Work Coach via your Journal. If you are in receipt of JSA, IS or ESA phone a Work Coach on 0300 200 7807. If you are 18-24 years and not in receipt of benefits phone 028 9072 6797 to check if you are eligible for the Scheme.

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Education and Training
Co Armagh
Armagh/Remote Working
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