Museum Assistant

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Reference: ATR065
Salary: £11.05 per hour
Contract: Hourly paid
Closing date: Monday 20 June
Interview date: Wednesday 29 June

The Fashion and Textile Museum, part of Newham College, is looking for a Museum Assistant to join our team of hourly paid staff.

We are seeking someone who is committed to giving excellent customer service in a front of house environment ensuring visitors are greeted in a warm and friendly manner. Our ideal candidate will be passionate about sharing information with visitors about our upcoming exhibitions and workshops and will be an excellent communicator.

The postholder will be an organised individual who can work independently and as part of a team on a busy visitor services desk. They will have a positive outlook with a can-do attitude with an ability to prioritise and multitask. This role will be based at the Fashion and Textile Museum on Bermondsey Street, London primarily covering Saturdays with other shifts available on an ad hoc basis.

The Fashion and Textile Museum, London was founded in 2003, by icon of British design, Dame Zandra Rhodes. Today, the Museum is owned and operated by Newham College, London – one of Europe’s largest further education colleges. Situated in the heart of fashionable Bermondsey Village, the Museum is housed in a beautiful and distinctive building, designed by renowned Mexican architect, Ricardo Legorreta. The Museum is committed to presenting varied, creative and engaging exhibitions, alongside an exciting selection of educational courses, talks, events and workshops.

If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact

This position is subject to DBS clearance. Newham College is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. The College is an equal opportunities employer.

Applications for this vacancy are now closed.

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