The Award Winning Historic Dockyard Chatham, the world’s most complete dockyard of the age of sail and one of Britain’s leading maritime heritage destinations, provides an exciting and memorable learning journey for people of all ages.

We are looking to appoint an Arts Learning Officer to join our Learning team, who provide a rich, authentic and varied learning programme across the site, for both schools and families across Kent and Medway.

The post involves developing the Arts offer within the Learning team, including preparing and running Arts workshops linked to the national Arts Award programme. It also includes delivery of the Learning programme with schools during term time, and families during school holidays. The post will be full time, with the option of working occasional weekends or Bank Holidays as part of the families Learning offer.

If you have an Arts based background, relevant experience working with groups of children and families, and a passion for showcasing the arts, we would be delighted to hear from you.

If you are interested in joining our team and wish to apply for this vacancy, please complete our application form and send it back to us along with a copy of your CV.


If you are interested in joining our team and wish to apply for this vacancy, please complete our application form provided.

Completed application forms can be emailed to or posted to:

Kerry Childs
Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust
The Fitted Rigging House
The Historic Dockyard

If you have any questions regarding this post please contact Kerry Childs on to arrange an informal discussion.

The closing date for applications is 28 April, with interviews being held on week commencing 2 May

We are an equal opportunities employer and committed to providing our employees with a work environment free from discrimination in which all can develop and thrive. We acknowledge and value the benefits of a diverse workforce and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and are committed to ensuring that our recruitment process is transparent, fair and as inclusive as possible for all applicants.

Please note, due to the volume of applications we received, we are not able to contact all unsuccessful candidates.

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Closing date Job type Full-time Remuneration Salary