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Learning Officer

The Scottish Crannog Centre is looking for a learning officer to join their team to devise and deliver a learning strategy for visitors of all ages, in line with the values and vision of the Crannog Centre.

Closing Date 31 May 2022
Contract Type Permanent
Location Perthshire Kenmore/ Remote
Employer The Scottish Crannog Centre


About the Role

The Scottish Crannog Centre is an open air museum that tells the stories of the Crannog people from 2500 years ago. We support a diverse team of talented and passionate individuals of all abilities and backgrounds, and believe that only by being a diverse team can we best connect to the diverse audiences and communities outside our doors. We work hard to be a friendly, fair and caring place to work, and are a Fair Work Employer, part of the Young Person’s Guarantee, and a Disability Confident Employer.

The Scottish Crannog Centre is looking for a learning officer to join their team part time (20 hours)  to devise and deliver a learning strategy for visitors of all ages, in line with the values and vision of the Crannog Centre. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

– To devise and deliver a learning strategy for visitors of all ages.

– To support the relocation of The Scottish Crannog Centre to its new site at Dalerb, maximising learning opportunities from the start of the build onwards.

– To develop programmes of talks, activities and workshops around particular themes, events and exhibitions.

– To build meaningful partnerships with schools, further and higher education organisations and teachers to promote the Crannog Centre and the use of the museums collections in line with the National Curriculum.

– To create and develop inspiring and fun educational resources for all visitors both physical and online. 

– To work to promote a learning culture within the organisation that connects to the work of the Crannog Centre and beyond.

The successful applicant will connect to our vision to be a National Treasure, loved and admired by all with social justice at its heart. They will manifest our values of being aspirational, listening, sharing, work, collaboration, having the ability to dream, and togetherness.


You will ideally have experience in, and knowledge of, the national curriculum or a learning/teaching background in some capacity. 


Salary £22,500 pro rata, 20 hours per week.

Normal hours of work are 9am – 5.30pm. 

Based at the Scottish Crannog Centre. 

Own transport essential. 

To apply, send a CV to, with a cover letter introducing yourself, why you think you are the right person for the position, and inspire us with some of your ideas for this role!

The Dalerb Project:
The objectives of the Dalerb development project are to secure the long-term future of the Scottish Crannog Centre by creating an organisation with lived values, strong governance and democratic decision making; one that is diverse, reflective and has a “can-do” attitude
We will care for, interpret and research our collection, using academic rigour, immersive engagement and best practice, and we will grow and nourish the 21st century Crannog Community through meaningful relationships, co-production, and skills exchange. Through our work, and the way we work, we want to be an organisation that people want to support and an organisation with HEFT – one that is built on resilience and trust.
We aim to develop a site that sits in its locality, aware of its environment and with a need to be a beacon of sustainability, an integral part of the stunning landscape that is Loch Tay. This is where we will tell how the Early Iron Age crannog dwellers made the most of the world around them and how we will do the same in a sustainable, ecological way.

The project is built upon over 20 years of the Scottish Crannog Centre’s previous success as a Visit Scotland 5* visitor attraction. In the past four years, we have repositioned the centre to be development-ready by securing the collection, refurbishing the museum, and working alongside our communities to bring stories of Scottish crannogs to many different people in many different ways. Furthermore, we have shifted our perspective and now operate as a diverse community of learning that celebrates equality and equity. We believe that this approach expounds our values and best helps us to connect to the prehistoric crannog dwellers of 2,500 years ago.

Dalerb will become Scotland’s most sustainable museum and the Marketing Officer will work with the rest of the management team to embed this vision and our ethos into the Scottish Crannog Centre’s transfer to the Dalerb site.

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