Would you like to be part of The Friendly Steam Railway?

16th March, 2018 by Simon Bending in The Railway

East Somerset Railway
Richard Williams

The ESR is looking to recruit an Education Officer to support the Cranmore Station Heritage Project. This is an important new role, part of the lottery funded work at Cranmore, aimed at helping the ESR’s visitors to get the most from their visit by improving the presentation of the heritage.

The position will initially be voluntary and will require up to 15 hours per week but working arrangements are flexible. The role may become a paid position in due course, subject to funding. Regular attendance at the Railway and special events will be required.  This will include Wednesdays and visits to schools/local community groups. We are looking for someone experienced in education, interested in heritage, qualified to at least A level standard and with good communication and presentation skills.

The job will involve:

  • Assistance in establishing a heritage interpretation policy
  • Creation of heritage displays and exhibits
  • Design and production of display material to maximise public interest and educational benefits
  • Organisation of school visits

If you are interested in this position, or you know someone who might be, please apply by email to the station office [email protected] . The closing date is 30 April 2018

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