Job opportunities at Norton Priory Museum and Gardens

Published: 01/03/2023

Norton Priory is looking for people to help become part of the team and work to engage local audiences of all ages with their local cultural venue, and provide creative opportunities and activities for all.  You will be motivated, engaging/creative and most of all motivated to make Norton Priory an attractive place within the local community.

We are also looking for someone to help support our Head Gardener in caring for and helping to maintain our beautiful woodlands and 2.5 acre Georgian walled garden.

We have a number of new opportunities available to join our education, events and garden teams.

1 x Education and Learning Assistant (18.5 hours - 3 year fixed term)

2 x Education and Learning Facilitator (5 hours - permanent)

1 x Events and Programming Officer (22.5 hours – 3 year fixed term)

1 x Gardener and Groundskeeper (37.5 hours - permanent)

About us:
Norton Priory Museum and Gardens is a leading visitor attraction in the Liverpool City Region.  Situated in Runcorn, Cheshire, the site extends to 42 acres and is recognised as Europe’s most excavated monastic site.  Spanning 900 years of history, Norton Priory is a key cultural venue, hosting a range of events and from, from April 2023, will become one of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisations. 

The site is operated by The Norton Priory Museum Trust Limited, an independent charitable trust, which was founded in 1975.  Key features of the site include the medieval remains of the priory, the Georgian walled garden, the visitor centre, which includes the medieval undercroft and two exhibition galleries, and the woodland which includes summerhouses, play areas and a stream glade.

To apply for any of the posts please find all job descriptions/role specifications on the Norton Priory Museum website:

Interviews will be held between Monday 3rd April and Thursday 6th April 2023. For more information about the jobs, please contact us at or call 01928 569895 during museum opening hours and ask for either Claire or Lorna.