Kaiako (part-time fixed term)

Submitted by lynne.carmichael on Wed, 12/05/2021 - 16:22

Nelson Provincial Museum

The role of the Museum Educator is to assist the Lead Educator to develop and deliver innovative education programmes with a focus on Te Taiao - natural history, science and Te Ao Māori. This role is part-time, 16 h/pw – Fixed term until November 30, 2021.

The Educator will:

-Deliver innovative education programmes which enhance and acknowledge Te Ao Māori Mātauranga Māori, History and Science

-Weave Te Reo Māori throughout all education programmes

-Uphold the principles of Te Tiriti of Waitangi

-Assist in developing, promoting and evaluating the Museum’s education and public programmes.

-Assists in managing and developing partnerships with schools to offer curriculum-based programmes related to the museum’s exhibitions and collection, in the museum and/or off site.

-Promote the education role of the Nelson Provincial Museum locally and nationally.

-Assist in promotion of the concept of ‘whole of life’ education

-Assist in effectively managing education programmes and resources, including record keeping

The ideal candidate will have:

-An education qualification in an area of museum’s specialisation. Ideally, this means the candidate will be a trained teacher. An ability to teach across all levels would be advantageous.

-Previous experience in education in designing and developing programmes for different areas of a museum is desirable. Experience in the delivery of digital learning programmes would be welcome.

-Sound knowledge of the objectives and curriculum of the New Zealand school system.

-An appreciation of of museum collections, environments and standards.

-A commitment to Tikanga Māori and the place of Mātauranga Māori in the NZ education system.

To apply, please send your CV, Cover Letter and completed Application form to: nicki.green@museumnp.org.nz This role can also be found on our website: http://www.nelsonmuseum.co.nz/vacancies

Closing date: