The Trust employs staff in all of the specialist areas covered by the Horniman: anthropology, musical instruments, natural history, the aquarium, gardens, education, conservation, documentation, collections management and library. In addition, we have staff providing other functions including Marketing, Development, IT, HR, Finance, Facilities, Cleaning and Security and most importantly the service provided directly to the public by our Visitor Assistants.
The Trust has approximately 91 full time equivalent posts and the post-holders are located either in the main Museum or our Study Collections Centre, sited in Greenwich. In addition to these posts we regularly offer short term contracts where we have been successful in obtaining funding for specific projects.
Apprentice Visitor Services Assistants
The Horniman is working in partnership with the London Borough of Lewisham to provide an apprenticeship scheme for x 2 Apprentice Visitor Services Assistants.
The Scheme is an academic and vocational training programme that will enable the Apprentice to experience supervised training as a Visitor Assistant in the Horniman’s Galleries and to undertake academic training towards the achievement of a recognised relevant qualification (NVQ 3).
To be eligible to apply, you must be a resident in the Borough of Lewisham.
The closing date for applications is 19 June 2013.
Download the document below for more information.
Chair of Friends of the Horniman
The Friends of the Horniman are currently looking to recruit a Chair who will hold ultimate responsibility for the Friends of the Horniman charity and have an overview of the activities and plans related to all areas of the Friends' work. For more details, please see the Friends of the Horniman page.