Submitted by johanna.sanders on Wed, 24/11/2021 - 11:02


MOTAT is an interactive museum with a focus on creating a fun, visually stimulating environment for our visitors. It is home to a unique mix of collections and experiences and our vision is to educate and inspire the innovators of tomorrow.

We are looking for an experienced Educator to bring their unique style and out of the box thinking to our dedicated and passionate Education team. Working across multi-medium, including offsite STEAM Cells, you will be someone who thrives in an environment where our young innovators are front of mind when creating engaging and interactive learning experiences. Your enthusiasm and ability to deliver our education programme to a high standard for all age groups, will ensure all Tamariki feel inspired to be the innovators of tomorrow. 

You will have a working knowledge of the NZ Curriculum and Te Whariki, coupled with the ability to underpin this understanding to your practice, ensuring teacher/students’ needs and specific requirements of MOTAT’s contracted commitments are met. You will be confident in facilitating pre-visit negotiation of learning goals and post-visit review of the experience with school groups. You will be an exceptional communicator with the ability to adapt your style to fit the learners on any give day, and it would be a huge advantage if you can kōrero Māori within the context of your role.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join MOTAT as we embark on our journey to nurture te Ao Māori into all of our experiences and offerings. You will be encouraged to participate in professional development opportunities that actively promote the unique dual heritage and world view of Aotearoa. If you bring a Māori worldview to your mahi already, even better! As well as joining a team of passionate and skilled people, you will also get the benefit of birthday leave, additional KiwiSaver contributions and a MOTAT annual pass for you and your whānau.

From 1 January 2022, it will be a requirement of this position to hold a valid My Vaccine Pass. Please only apply for this position if you are able to or you intend on meeting this requirement.

Applications close on 10th December 2021.

For the full position description and to apply please go to MOTAT’s job site:

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