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The Hepworth Wakefield has welcomed over two million visitors since opening in May 2011 and is now firmly established as a major local, national and international attraction, winning Art Fund Museum of the Year in 2017. We present an outstanding programme of historical and contemporary exhibitions alongside displays drawn from Wakefield's collection of 20th-century and contemporary art. In an expansion of our waterfront site, in Summer 2019 we will open outdoor sculpture displays in a new Hepworth Wakefield Garden, designed by Tom Stuart-Smith.

We value all our staff and their commitment to driving our success.

Benefits of working at The Hepworth Wakefield include:

  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising by a day after each year of service in your first three years up to 28 days
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption entitlements
  • Enhanced sick pay entitlements
  • Employee Assistance Programme offering confidential support services for you and your immediate family
  • Occupational Health Service
  • Free eye tests run by Specsavers
  • Group Pension Plan run by Royal London, including an employer contribution of up to 6%
  • Staff discount in the shop and café

If you would like to join our highly motivated and successful team please see our current vacancies below.


Learning Manager: Schools & Projects

£24,000 per annum

Full-time – 37 hours

Fixed-term – 12 months, with the possibility of extension

We are seeking an experienced Learning Manager: Schools & Projects to devise, coordinate and evaluate an exciting portfolio of projects that includes School Prints, Burberry Inspire and Out & About. You will be joining at an exciting time, as The Hepworth Wakefield leads the cultural regeneration of Wakefield’s historic waterfront, including the creation of The Hepworth Garden, designed by Tom Stuart-Smith, opening in Summer 2019.

You will work closely with the Senior Learning Manger and Cultural Gardener to devise, test and evaluate a new outdoor learning programme, embedding health and wellbeing as a core value.

We are looking for someone who has a thorough understanding of the National Curriculum, national and local health and wellbeing agendas, and the experience of developing and evaluating programmes and projects for schools, colleges and universities within a public arts organisation.

You will be a highly organised, audience-focused individual with excellent communication skills, which will enable you to develop successful and sustainable partnerships and collaborations.

If you have experience of developing high-quality learning provision within a museum or gallery setting, we would love to hear from you.

For a job description and more information about how to apply please see below.

The deadline for applications is 9am on Tuesday 7 May

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 15 May

Learning Manager Schools Projects JD





How to apply

Our team is bold, open and we embrace innovation. Our Mission is to create experiences that inspire, captivate, surprise and enhance everyone’s lives. Read our Vision, Mission and Values

If you fit this description and would like to apply for one of our  jobs please complete an application form.  We promote diversity and equal opportunities, please help us to monitor this by filling in an equal opportunities monitoring form.

Your completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form should be sent to recruitment@hepworthwakefield.org.

Alternatively, please post your forms to Alexa Becker, The Hepworth Wakefield, Gallery Walk, WF1 5AW.

Please note we only accept completed application forms. No agencies.