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Experience Wellington is a registered charity established by Wellington City Council as a Council Controlled Organisation (CCO) to manage and develop its cultural and arts visitor experiences. We run six extraordinary visitor experiences: Capital E, Space Place at Carter Observatory, City Gallery Wellington, Nairn Street Cottage, Wellington Museum and the Cable Car Museum. We also support the operation of the New Zealand Cricket Museum and Hannah Playhouse.
Are you excited by the idea of teaching young learners in a museum environment?
Museums Wellington is looking for a dynamic educator to join our Learning Team in a part time capacity to help provide curriculum-linked learning programmes that inspire, engage and challenge the school students that visit.
Museums Wellington is made up of Wellington Museum, Nairn St Cottage, the Cable Car Museum and Space Place. Each attraction has its own story to share, and is unique within the Museums Wellington group.
The Museum educator will be working during school terms as part of a team of educators, devising and delivering meaningful education programmes for visiting local schools as well as from all over New Zealand.
Focused around the collections and exhibitions held by the museum, this role enables you to have a positive impact on students’ learning outcomes in education-rich, inspiring settings.
A creative, supportive and energetic team, Museums Wellington educators share a passion for lifelong learning and liaise with teachers to develop and implement dynamic educational offerings consistent with one of the most-visited museum groups in Aotearoa.
The successful applicant will be able to:
Develop and deliver curriculum based memorable learning experiences appropriate for school aged visitors using the museums’ unique buildings, taonga and collections
Interact positively with young people and communicate with creativity and confidence to ensure receiving consistently good feedback from teachers, students and education providers
Enjoy partaking in multiple projects simultaneously and working in a fast-paced, high energy environment
Have an understanding of Te Ao Maori and sound pronunciation of basic Te Reo Maori as a minimum level of competency
Museums Wellington celebrates diversity and community, and has a kaupapa of inclusion.
This is a 18 month fixed term, part-time position – 30 hours per week 40 weeks per year (during school terms).
Reports to the Senior Educator Shelley Gardner.
You will need to submit your CV, a cover letter and complete our online application form to apply.
For further information on the role please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close 5pm on Friday 5 July 2019.