Learning & Engagement Officer

Ref: 27771

Location: Harrow Council

Directorate: Community Services

Contract Type: Fixed-Term

Working Hours: 18 hours (Some evenings and weekends required)

Closing Date: 31/10/2021

Interview Dates: TBC

Salary Range: £29,223 - £31,248 (pro-rata)


This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Learning & Engagement officer to join Headstone Manor & Museum, part of the Environment & Culture division at Harrow Council, to cover maternity leave until 3rd Jan 2023 as part of a job share. The post holder will be responsible for devising and delivering an innovative learning and engagement programme and ensuring the learning and engagement programme has appropriate funding. The Learning and Engagement Officer will be the first point of contact with customers (internal and external), responsible for commissioning and overseeing projects, booking activities and arranging formal and informal learning sessions.

About us

Harrow Council is the 12th largest London Borough and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.

About you

The successful applicant will:

  • Be educated to degree level or equivalent or has the equivalent relevant work experience.
  • Have knowledge of National Curriculum content and approaches to creative learning
  • Have experience of devising and delivering successful formal and informal learning programmes and resource within a heritage setting
  • Have experience of engaging and managing freelance facilitators and volunteers

For more information, please refer to the role profile/selection criteria.

Other information

Support for candidates visit: 

Our behavioural indicators roles below G11 and above G11

Here at Harrow Council, the vision is one of 'Working together to make a difference for Harrow'

Important Note

Our staff are our greatest asset and therefore no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender, reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity unless a Genuine Occupational Qualification applies.

Harrow is committed to making our recruitment practises barrier-free and as accessible as possible to everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format please contact us at


We particularly welcome female applicants, individuals under 25 years of age, those from the BAME community, LGBTQ+ applicants and disabled applicants, as they are under-represented within Harrow Council at this level. Appointment will always, however be made on merit.

Role Profile/Selection Criteria

Please click here to view Harrow Council's benefits

Disability Confident Race at Work Charter signatory