Term-time opening has now resumed: Tue-Thu schools only, Fri-Sun open to the public

Job vacancies

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Current vacancies

Cook / Café Manager

£24,000 – £27,000

This is a very exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurial talented cook with several years experience.  We are looking for someone to build on the successes of our quirky family friendly café by providing healthy, sustainable food to our Museum and casual visitors. You will be responsible for developing menus, preparing food, managing suppliers and stock and running the kitchen to the highest possible standards. Working with a team of friendly and creative people you will have excellent customer service skills and will ideally know a Hungry Caterpillar from a Gruffalo to give your food a special story twist!

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To apply, download the application form, complete and return to Sarah Fussell

Closing date
10.00 Tuesday 7 November.

Interviews will be held between 10-12 November.


Café & Shop Assistant

£7/£8 per hour depending on age & experience
22.5 hours per week (minimum),  including Saturdays and/or Sundays

We are looking for an enthusiastic café and shop assistant to join our existing team. You will play a vital front of house role welcoming our visitors, providing an efficient and friendly high quality food and drinks service to our cafe customers and a good natured and informative front of house presence selling tickets, books and merchandise.  providing excellent customer service to visitors of all ages. You will have experience in a front of house waiting/serving role and will need to be fast and efficient with a professional coffee machine!

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To apply download the application form, complete and return to Sarah Fussell, Operations Manager

Closing date:
This is an immediate vacancy so applications will be reviewed on receipt and the post filled once a suitable candidate has been found.


Story Guide

£7/£7.50 per hour, depending on age and experience
Variable hours, including Saturdays and/or Sundays, fixed-term contract until 15 April 2018

Our Story Guides help to ensure that our visitors enjoy a fun and high quality Museum experience. Story Guides play a key role as part of our front of house team, from reading stories aloud, leading trails and dressing up to hosting birthday parties and making sure that our exhibitions and installations are looking their best. If you have a genuine love of stories that you are keen to share with children of all ages then download the job description for more details.

Download the full job description

To apply download the application form, complete and return to Sarah Fussell, Operations Manager

Closing date:
Applications will be reviewed on receipt and the post filled once a suitable candidate has been found.


The Story Museum is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.