Harry Potter fans' dream job as Alnwick Castle recruiting a Wizarding Professor

The perfect job has finally arrived for all Harry Potter fans as Alnwick Castle are looking for a Wizarding Professor.

Friday, 31st January 2020, 1:15 pm
Alnwick Castle is looking for a Wizarding Professor to join their team for the 2020 season.
Alnwick Castle is looking for a Wizarding Professor to join their team for the 2020 season.

They will bring their magical skills to the castle to support the delivery of broomstick training, helping to train the next generation of young wizards and witches.

Responsibilities include leading flying lessons for beginners, teaching witch pottery classes and championing the study of non-wizards to learn more about how they live.

The role requires no specialist qualifications, although an in-depth knowledge of magic with demonstrable skills is essential. O.W.L and N.E.W.T qualifications are preferred but not essential.

Alnwick Castle. Picture by Jane Coltman

The successful candidate will be authoritative yet approachable, with a good reputation in the magic world and competent broomstick flying skills.

Benefits include the opportunity to practice magic on a daily basis, while helping shape the future of young wizards and witches.

If this job sounds perfect for you, you’ll have to be quick; applications close on Saturday 1st February.

Dedicated fans will likely recognise Alnwick Castle from the silver screen. The castle featured in both Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, as well as Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Harry and co. actually learnt to fly broomsticks with Madam Hooch within the castle’s Outer Bailey.

This role is available between March and October.

Applications are open until February 1.

As well as the Wizarding Professor role, Alnwick Castle is recruiting for a variety of roles, including those suitable for non-wizards. All current vacancies can be found here: www.alnwickcastle.com/jobs.