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Learning Programmer - Bishopsgate Institute

Full-time or Part-time: 4 or 5 days a week

Circa £27k FTE

Interview: Thursday 9 June 2022

Bishopsgate Institute is looking for a Learning Programmer for a 12-month Fixed Term Contract*. Full-time or Part-time: 4 or 5 days a week (4 days would be 0.8 FTE, 28 hours / week) The role is mostly Mon-Fri with occasional evening and weekend work required.

The Learning Programme at Bishopsgate Institute is structured across five strands: Archives, Creative Arts, History & Society, Performing Arts and Wellbeing & Fitness. The year is split into three terms, with dates that roughly follow the academic year: Spring (January to April), Summer (May to July), and Autumn (September to December). In advance of each term, the Learning Programmer works with colleagues and tutors to shape the content of the programme, and to agree key details such as dates and timings.

*With the possibility of extension

Role purpose:

To coordinate the planning, scheduling, delivery and evaluation of the learning elements of the Institute’s programme, including courses for adults, workshops and masterclasses as well as less formal learning such as talks, walks, study days and conferences, and contributing to learning elements within larger-scale events such as Lates.

To identify and recruit excellent tutors, workshop leaders and speakers to deliver agreed content.

To make recommendations for subjects, themes or modes of learning, including those inspired by our archives, and devise progression routes, where appropriate, for students.

To take responsibility for quality assurance throughout the learning programme and respond to audience evaluation and sales trends.

To work with the Programme Manager to develop new partnership and project opportunities.

Successful applicants will demonstrate a keen understanding of Bishopsgate Institute’s unique offer, and a passion for the work we do here.

We only accept direct applications, and we do not accept CVs. Please no agencies.

We value and celebrate diversity, and we welcome applications from under-represented communities in our sector, including Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic communities, LGBTQ+, non-binary, neurodiverse and disabled candidates. We want to make sure we represent the society in which we work but recognise that the cultural sector still has much work to do in this area. If you have any questions on our hiring process or inclusivity policies, please contact us via


Application deadline: 10:00 - Monday 30 May 2022

Please go through to our website here and submit your application to before 10:00 - Monday 30 May 2022

Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:00