Museum Administrative Assistant

Closing date for application: 20/09/2022 9:00am

Vacancy Type: Part-Time


Part- time One Year Fixed Term Contract

Actual salary: £7,980 per annum (FTE £19,950)

15 hours a week over 2 days

To start as soon as possible

Christ’s Hospital Museum has a history going back more than 467 years to its foundation in 1552.  We have a collection of over 100,000 objects on our school site in Horsham. These include paintings, manuscripts, costumes, ceramics, and ephemera with a school connection.  The collection is on display around the site as well as in the museum. We have an extensive archive and our genealogy enquiry work is vast. The museum is a valuable teaching and learning resource and welcomes some 2000 visitors a year.

We require an experienced administrator, to join our small team of Museum staff and volunteers, for a period of 12 months. Normal working hours are 15 hours per week on a Tuesday and Thursday when the museum is open to visitors.

We are looking for a methodical, organised and flexible person with strong skills in IT; communication; customer care and an attention to detail. Ideally you will be qualified to at least A level or equivalent standard; and/or have some experience of working in an administrative and front of house capacity in a heritage/school or business environment. Ideally, candidates will also have an appreciation and understanding of historical collections and how they are managed.

Full details of the role and responsibilities and criteria for the post are laid out in the job description. Candidates should address how they meet the requirements of the role and person specification in their application.

To apply please complete an application form and return by the closing date.  We prefer to receive applications by email to  CVs can only be accepted in conjunction with a completed application form.

Applications should be received by 9am on Tuesday 20th September 2022.

Interviews will be held on w/c 26th September 2022

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).  More details on the disclosure process can be found on


Christ’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Registered Charity No. 1120090.




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