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The Lunt Fort is open to the public during school holidays from Tuesday 31 May - Friday 3 June, Friday 22 July - Friday 2 September and Monday 24 October - Friday 28 October, not including weekends or Bank Holidays. 10.00am - 3.30pm
For school visits please go to the Learning page


024 7623 7522
Coventry Road, Baginton, Warwickshire, CV8 3AJ

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Interested in working at the Lunt....

We list all of our job opportunities below.  If there is nothing listed, please check back again at a later date.


Find out about opportunities for volunteering with us

Volunteers make a huge difference to the work we are able to carry out.  They take on a wide range of jobs and activities in many different departments of the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, the Transport Museum and the Lunt Roman Fort. New roles are being developed all the time. Opportunities for volunteers are advertised here.

To apply for our volunteer positions please download and return the Volunteer expression of interest form found in the resources section of this page.

School Helper

Weekdays (between 9:45 – 14:30) we can be flexible with times.

Starting as soon as possible until the end of November.

Are you looking to develop your career within an education setting/working with children? Or do you already have a background in working with children?

 Would you enjoy getting involved with supporting our team at the Lunt Fort, to support educational activities with schools, to help bring our local Roman history to life? 

Are you a team player with a hands on approach to tasks?

What does the role involve?

Under the supervision of the Engagement & Development Manager and Facilitators you would be required to: 

  • Meet and greet school parties
  • Help prepare for school activities 
  • Support activities during the school sessions
  • Provide lunch cover for the Facilitators
  • Provide refreshments for teachers when required
  • Handout evaluation forms to teachers and assistants and collate these at the end of the session
  • Help clear up at the end of sessions


Skills, knowledge & qualities we are looking for

  • Previous experience of working with children or undertaking training to work with children in an educational setting
    Strong interpersonal skills – a friendly and confident communicator
  • Good personal organisation skills
  • Good team player – always looking at ways you can support others

Benefits and training

Full training and equipment will be provided to carry out this support role and you will have the opportunity to:


  • Utilise/gain experience working within an educational setting with children
  • Develop your team working and communication skills
  • Gain experience of working at a historical site setting, learning more about the history of the Lunt Roman Fort
  • Develop your organisational skills


Please note that due to the rural location, public transport is infrequent, so own transportation is helpful.

If you would like to be considered for this unique volunteering opportunity, please contact Rupert Hedley: 024 7623 7549 or email: