Opportunities

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Join the London Transport Museum team, the world’s leading museum of urban transport, and help us use the story of transport to encourage, enrich and inspire. No other capital city is defined and shaped so much by its transport as London, and the Museum and its collection are a window into the past, present and future of how transport keeps London moving, working and growing, and makes life in our city better.

Find out more about working for London Transport Museum by downloading the Shaping London Together brochure [3.17MB]


Young People’s Skills Programme Apprentice

Location: St James's Park with regular work at Covent Garden and Acton
Closing date: 5 March 2019

We are looking to appoint an apprentice, funded by ACE, to support the continuing development and delivery of the Young People’s Programme (YPP) for 18 to 25 year-olds. This programme offers a range of inspiring learning activities for young people to support them to build skills, knowledge and confidence for their future careers and to help them lead happy fulfilling lives.

This award-winning apprenticeship is designed to offer an alternative route for people to access a career in the cultural heritage sector. 

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For more information, download the Young People’s Skills Programme Apprentice role description [165KB]

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Hidden London Guide

Location: Various Hidden London sites (Charing Cross, Clapham South deep-level shelter, Down Street, Aldwych, 55 Broadway, Euston and Highgate) as well as other sites to be introduced to the programme in the future and Covent Garden.
Closing date: 13 March 2019

Are you a confident, charismatic tour guide with a passion for London’s hidden and secret spaces, a knack for excellent customer service and working as a part of a dynamic team?  We are looking for new Hidden London Guides to join our expanding team of guides.

Hidden London is London Transport Museum’s exclusive programme of tours and events at disused stations and secret sites across London. Led by experienced guides, ready to share unusual and little-known stories surrounding the stations’ varied histories, these visits offer an exciting opportunity to explore locations rarely seen by the public.

As a Hidden London guide, you will be responsible for thrilling and engaging our customers, delivering captivating stories to demanding audiences in unique spaces. You will be a team player who can work flexibly to deliver a first-rate customer experience, be detailed and nuanced in your way of presenting and enjoy a fast-paced work environment.

Commitment

This is a zero hours contract. We are a growing programme so as time goes by, the number of available shifts will increase, therefore this role requires flexibility and dependability in working.

  • Interviews will be held week commencing 18 March 2019
  • Induction and training will be provided on your first day in the role, starting 1 April 2019.

This role is suitable for those aged 18 years and over.

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For more information, download the Hidden London Guide job description [47KB]

To apply for the role, please send your CV to [email protected]


Early Years delivery freelancers

Location: Museum Depot, Acton and at Community Partner sites in Acton Town
Closing date: midnight on Sunday 17 March

As part of the Museum’s funding from ACE, the Family Learning programme is expanding the under-5s offer for families in Acton, celebrating the local area and the Museum’s Depot collection. The team is now looking for three Early Years freelancers to deliver the new weekly Under 5 sessions in Acton, which have been developed over the Project’s Year 1, collaborating with community partners, local families and an early years artist.  

Interviews will be held on Monday 25 or Tuesday 26 March.

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For more information, download the Early Years delivery freelancers role description [80KB]

To apply, please email a copy of your CV and covering letter, detailing how you feel your experience matches the person specification, to Stephanie O’Neill-Winbow, Family Learning Officer at [email protected]


Other opportunities

There are a number of varied and exciting opportunities at the museum which are offered throughout the year, from volunteering and internships through to work experience and placements.

Get involved - opportunities relating to volunteering, work experience, work placements and internships.

Route into Work - a short pre-employment course for 16-24 year olds designed to prepare young people for meeting employers and applying for jobs, apprenticeships or placements.

Young Volunteer Programme - Young Volunteer projects are a fun and creative way for 16-25 year olds to get work experience by leading on developing and delivering a project with LTM.

At London Transport Museum, we believe that the welfare of children and vulnerable adults is paramount. We will ensure that all children and vulnerable adults who engage with our services are safe and protected. Our commitment to safeguarding excellence can been seen through how we train and support all our staff and volunteers, and how any concerns about the safety of children and vulnerable adults are managed.