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Heritage Education Freelancer

Heritage Education Freelancer

Great Place Falkirk seeks an experienced heritage education freelancer passionate about creating engaging resources for schools, to create a Falkirk-specific canals-focussed resource on the on the natural, industrial, and social history of the Forth and Clyde canal.

The heritage education freelancer will work closely with the project coordinator, activity lead officers, and local education services to create this resource, which will take the form of a blended learning selection of canal based activities incorporating outdoor, in classroom, and remote delivery options that better enable Falkirk teachers to take advantage of their local canal as a rich learning opportunity. The selected candidate will be experienced in producing engaging targeted heritage resources for schools, and knowledgeable of Scottish curriculum guidelines, outcomes, and objectives. They will have some knowledge and experience of graphic design, and of contemporary digital and blended learning strategies.

This is a freelance contract. The contract will commence 28th February 2021 & run to 31 August 2021. The fee offered for this engagement is £3750.

Individuals interested in being considered for this contract should provide:

• An up-to-date CV • A covering letter referring to the project brief, telling us why you are interested and what skills and experience you would bring to the role

• Examples of no more than 3 primary aged heritage learning resources you have created

• Details of two references whom we can contact prior to shortlisting Applications should be sent to greatplace@falkirkcommunitytrust.org

For further details on the role, please download the project brief here: The deadline for applications is 5pm Monday 8th February 2021. Interviews will be held online on Wednesday 17th February 2021.

Closing date: 08/02/20 17:00

Location: working from home. Fee: £3750. The fee is inclusive of all anticipated costs including travel/subsistence. Contract Type: Freelance Fixed Term Duration: 28/02/2021 – 31/08/2021. Position Type: P/T

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