We’re Recruiting!

The Role- Learning Facilitator

The Northern Ireland War Memorial (NIWM) has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Learning Facilitator to join our museum team.

This permanent, part time position is suited to an individual who is seeking to advance their career in museum learning and gain hands-on experience in a thriving and supportive workplace. As part of a highly motivated team it is important that the successful applicant has a passion for museum learning and embraces working in a positive, respectful and team-focused environment.

Reporting to the Museum Manager, the primary role of the Learning Facilitator is to deliver primary school workshops in the museum, and off-site, in line with the Job Description and the current Business Plan.

This is a permanent, part time post of 20 hours a week worked over 5 days (9.30am-1.30pm). Reasonable overtime may be expected. Holidays are 25 working days per annum with 14 additional statutory days (pro-rata). All other terms and conditions are available on request.

About the Northern Ireland War Memorial

The Council of the Northern Ireland War Memorial (Incorporated) is a registered charity in Northern Ireland (NIC 103635) and registered as a company limited by guarantee (NI 002888).

Its purposes are threefold: to provide an enduring memorial to the people of Northern Ireland who lost their lives in the First and Second World War, in particular the Belfast blitz; to provide office accommodation for ex-Service organisations; to commemorate the association of the Armed Forces of the USA with Northern Ireland in the Second World War.

The NIWM operates an accredited museum which tells the story of how Northern Ireland was affected by and contributed to the Second World War. The museum has an expanding collection and offers a range of family events and workshops for schools and community groups.

The vision of the museum is to enrich people’s understanding of the contribution of the people of Northern Ireland in two world wars and the presence of US Armed Forces in Northern Ireland during the Second World War by preserving and displaying a unique collection and delivering a programme of engaging displays and enjoyable events to visitors and tourists from around the world.

As a charity the NIWM is financially independent and is not reliant on external funding.

The NIWM is an equal opportunities employer.

How to apply

Please download the Application for Employment, Learning Facilitator Job Description and employee specification, Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and the NIWM Privacy Policy.

Please return a completed Application for Employment and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form by 4pm on 3rd April.

If submitting by email, please send both documents in PDF format with CONFIDENTIAL APPLICATION in the subject header to info@niwarmemorial.org

You will receive an email confirming receipt of the application.

If submitting by hard copy, please post both documents to:

The Monitoring Officer

Northern Ireland War Memorial

21 Talbot Street



If submitting by post, please allow a week for your application to be acknowledged as staff are largely working from home due to the current COVID 19 pandemic.

CV’s will not be accepted.

If you require further details about this post please call 028 9032 0392 extension 1 to leave a voicemail (staff can access voicemail from home) or email manager@niwarmemorial.org

In the current COVID 19 pandemic it is impossible to say when interviews will take place, but we will be in touch with candidates as soon as normality resumes.

We hope to have a Learning Faciliator in post by September 2020 when our busy schools programme resumes.

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