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Gallery Educator - Primary Schools

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The Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is the home of art for Auckland, its people and visitors, and a cultural leader in Aotearoa New Zealand. The Gallery's purpose is to be a creative catalyst for art and ideas, offering transformational experiences that strengthen and enrich our communities. Audiences are at the heart of Gallery activities, which extend from our redeveloped and expanded site in the arts and learning precinct of inner-city Auckland.

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

The Gallery Educator, Primary Schools, will develop and deliver innovative and inclusive learning experiences and programmes in relation to the Gallery’s exhibitions and informed by evidence-based best practice, curriculum knowledge, the visiting group’s learning foci and student needs. This role has a special focus on engaging primary school students and their teachers and also supports the development and delivery of other learning programmes – including early childhood (ECE) and secondary schools – and learning events at the Gallery.

This is a 12-month fixed-term full-time Gallery-based position starting in Term 4 2022. There is some flexibility around working hours and occasional work after hours may be required.

He kōrero mōu: About you

You will have:

  • A teaching qualification
  • At least two years of experience teaching in a Primary school or Early Childhood Centre, preferably with a current NZ teacher registration
  • Experience with and interest in working with young people
  • A genuine interest in researching and innovating engaging programmes in response to diverse groups and in relation to changing exhibitions
  • Sound knowledge and experience of implementing learning programmes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A passion for art and art histories
  • An understanding of the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and biculturalism as they relate to the Gallery and its programmes

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

This is a fixed-term (maternity cover) full-time Gallery-based position with some flexibility around working hours. Occasional work after hours may be required.

As well as work within a team of highly skilled art educators and with other teams and colleagues across the Gallery to create and deliver innovative, engaging and inclusive learning experiences for diverse communities of young people in Tāmaki Makaurau, you will have access to the full range of benefits working for Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki and Tātaki Auckland Unlimited.  

Please apply here by submitted your CV and a cover letter expressing your specific interest in working as a Gallery Educator, Primary Schools at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.

This position is deemed a safety sensitive position and will require pre-employment drug testing.

Tātaki Auckland Unlimited is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

Tātaki Auckland Unlimited strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.

 

Educator

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This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join the team at Tauranga Art Gallery Toi Tauranga, the public art gallery of one of Aotearoa’s fastest growing cities. We are looking for a special multi-talented individual with a unique combination of skills to help us create exceptional art experiences for our visitors.

The Role

If you are a positive and energetic educator with a passion for engaging learners of all ages then you may be exactly what we are looking for! The successful candidate will join our Education team, which delivers programmes to over 8,000 tamariki year-round.

You will participate in planning and delivering a range of education programmes, from early childhood through to secondary school groups and other education providers (tertiary and community groups). You will also assist with developing a range of new and exciting school holiday programmes, new outreach initiatives, and help develop practical art workshops designed for adults at beginner- to immediate-level.

Your knowledge and understanding of Te Whāriki and The National Curriculum and your ability to engage, inspire and support the learning of tamariki and rangatahi within its framework, will be an advantage to this position.

This is a challenging and varied role for a creative person who has previous experience delivering classes and workshops with young people of all ages and adults. A teaching qualification is essential and any experience working within an art making environment a bonus. A practical understanding of Māori cultural and values, tikanga and te reo, and the ability to apply these in your teaching practice is also essential. You will be computer literate and understand H&S in the workplace, particularly in relation to the Vulnerable Children’s Act (2014).

Supported by the curatorial team, the Educator will be skilled at translating ideas about visual art to a broad range of learners. The incumbent applicant is required to develop and maintain a sound knowledge of historical, modern, and contemporary art, particularly by artists from New Zealand. This role is perfect for someone who is willing to learn, adapt and explore innovative approaches to learning about art.

To achieve success and be effective with planning and delivery, the Educator must bring to the role an understanding of a range of pedagogical approaches, including inquiry-based learning.

This is a permanent full-time role (35 - 40 hours/ week). While work will typically be undertaken Monday to Friday during normal hours, the successful candidate will at times be required to work outside of these timeframes to deliver learning programmes or evening programmes on weekdays and/or weekends.

For more information on the Tauranga Art Gallery visit www.artgallery.org.nz.

To apply, please forward your cover letter and CV via email to recruitment@artgallery.org.nz

Applications will close at 5pm, Monday 5 September 2022.

If you require further information about the role please contact Sammy-Rose Scapens, Education Manager (sammyrose.s@artgallery.org.nz) or phone (07) 579 0627.

Learning Specialist – Digital

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Ignite and fuel the creative spark in tamariki and rangatahi of Aotearoa by delivering inspiring digital learning experiences.

Are you passionate about sharing your expertise in digital learning with ākonga? We are looking for two full-time Learning Specialists to work primarily at Capital E, sparking curiosity, stimulating creativity and engaging with the local curriculum. These roles offer the opportunity to expand your practice across other Experience Wellington sites – City Gallery Wellington, Wellington Museum, Space Place, Cable Car Museum and Nairn Street Cottage.

Ko wai mātou | Who are we

As a small organisation we punch above our weight, working together with and for Wellington to create remarkable experiences that generate vitality, strengthening the city we love. We offer incredible audience experiences across our six locations; City Gallery Wellington, Capital E, Wellington Museum, Space Place, Cable Car Museum and Nairn Street Cottage.

Te āhua o te tūranga |The nature of the position

You will be teaching across both of our onsite specialist spaces, MediaLab and OnTV delivering hands-on digital learning sessions. MediaLab/Te Whare Matihiko is our digital technology lab where tamariki and rangatahi can explore everything from game design to virtual reality to music production. OnTV/Te Whare Whakaata is our purpose-built live video production studio where students learn to collaborate to produce live broadcasts. You’ll also be programming new ideas and collaborating with your Learning Specialist Digital colleagues, and across our Learning and wider programming teams.

Your expertise will be crucial to our exciting ongoing work with the Te Matapihi project, where Capital E will make its mark on the creative capital co-located within the new Te Matapihi ki te Ao Nui Central Library.

We are looking for someone who is creative, reliable, flexible, proactive and positive. Your fresh ideas and best practice knowledge in digital technology education will inspire and engage our audiences, and your open communication style will see you develop relationships with audiences, partners and stakeholders to develop and extend our reach.

You will need to have experience in and awareness of working with groups of tamariki and rangatahi, preferably in a teaching or facilitation role. Knowledge of the NZ Digital Technologies / Hangarau Matihiko curriculum and local curriculum to support with meeting our Ministry of Education-funded ELC targets is desirable. You will be able to support our aims to increase engagement with Māori audiences and integrate Te Ao Māori into our programming. You possess strong networks in the tech and digital industries, and excellent practical technical knowledge and good trouble-shooting skills. Excellent written and verbal communication, creative thinking, facilitation skills and group management experience is essential.

This role will be primarily based at Capital E on the Wellington waterfront. This position is permanent, full-time. Evening and weekend work may be required.

To apply for this role, please submit your CV & covering letter here.

Applications will be shortlisted as they come in. For further information please email hr@experiencewellington.org.nz

Visitor Host

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Stardome is a longstanding cultural icon in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, having operated from its idyllic location on the edge of Maungekiekie One Tree Hill since 1967.

As a much-loved destination for tens of thousands of visitors who come to learn, explore and enjoy the wonders of space, we are seeking a new team member who will provide outstanding customer service and manaakitanga to our visitors at an exciting time in Stardome’s history.

The Role

Stardome Visitor Hosts are essential in delivering an outstanding visitor experience and are responsible for all aspects of Front of House service.

As the first face to greet customers on arrival at reception, key responsibilities include welcoming visitors, offering information and advice on our public programmes and products, fielding telephone and email enquiries, making bookings for visitors and maximising sales to help drive and support our revenue.

Reporting to the Visitor Experience Manager, Visitor Hosts are expected to be highly professional, courteous and welcoming in their interactions with members of the public, demonstrate a good working knowledge of our programmes and operations, and display initiative in a range of other Front of House tasks as they arise.  An interest in space/science and astronomy is desired but not essential.

Reporting to Visitor Experience Manager Hours Casual, subject to availability + rostering

Skills required

  • Ability to interact with the public and fellow staff in a positive manner
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience in cash handling and POS systems is desirable
  • Willingness to learn
  • Capable of self-managing
  • Computer and technology literate
  • Trustworthy and reliable

Responsibilities

  • Liaising with customers in all areas – enquiries, bookings, sales etc
  • Client interaction is vital and Visitor Hosts will need to provide a highly personalised and professional approach
  • Taking bookings from customers, in person and over the phone
  • Stocking, replenishing and cleaning sales areas
  • Processing payments
  • Offering advice to customers on Stardome products and experiences
  • Dealing with customer complaints when appropriate
  • Answering phones in a timely and professional manner
  • Assisting with crowd management as required

Applicants for this position should be eligible to work in New Zealand and have a current New Zealand citizenship, residency or valid work visa.

Applications close: 5pm, Friday 19th August

For more details and to apply, please email: rdavison@stardome.org.nz

Puke Ariki Visitor Host

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Puke Ariki is a place where people come together and where there is a place for everyone. Situated at an old pā site, Puke Ariki is a storehouse for Māori taonga, Taranaki information, heritage and stories to inspire creativity, enrich lives, connect local people and visitors to new ideas and other cultures from around the world.

An opportunity has arisen within the Visitor Experiences team for the role of Visitor Hosts/Pou Rarou. Our Visitor hosts are the first point of contact for visitors to the Museum. Hosts provide information to assist visitors gain a deeper appreciation of the exhibitions and experiences on offer. No two days are the same - you could be assisting in the delivery of public programme one day to leading formal or informal tours the next. We provide a range of training programmes to get you up and running and inspire you to grow your experience and knowledge within the GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums) sector.

Hosts are also expected to:

  • maintain health and safety, high standards of presentation within the public spaces of the museum; reporting hazards and security breaches that occur
  • continuously learn about the heritage and stories of Taranaki; content in the long-term galleries and temporary exhibitions
  • be an active team member committed to working collaboratively and towards continuous improvement.

As a combined facility of Museum, Library and Visitor Information, honouring mana whenua, growing our understanding of mātauranga Māori and tikanga, respecting all cultures and promoting lifelong learning underpin the work we do. Critical to your success is your comfort in applying this in all facets of the Visitor Host role.

We have a vacancy for a permanent full-time position with 137 hours over a four-week period. This comes with an opportunity for additional hours from time to time. This is a rostered position which includes 2 weekends of work within the four-week period and public holidays to cover the 364 days of operation.

To be successful in this role, you must:

  • have a knowledge of Māori tikanga
  • fluent speaker or willingness to learn te reo Māori is desirable
  • be passionate about working with museum visitors and sharing your knowledge about the heritage of Taranaki
  • have a strong awareness of health and safety and how this applies in a museum setting
  • be able to inspire a group with your confidence
  • be energetic and physically fit to be on your feet for most of the day
  • understanding of customer service within the (GLAM) sector would be an advantage.

Puke Ariki is part of the New Plymouth District Council and plays a key role in supporting community well-being, the economy, the environment and the overall quality of life in the New Plymouth District. Our Council vision is to build a sustainable lifestyle capital, and being part of our team means you will help make our district a better place to live and to work. At New Plymouth District Council, we embrace diversity and have a culture that is built on trust and respect. We offer flexible working (where available) and you get to work with a team of dedicated experts who share a passion for making a difference.

We aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. You can expect to be paid $22.10 per hour or $49,192 pro rata. We have put together an integrated Total Rewards Framework that spans Wellbeing, Development, Benefits, Culture and Recognition. The NPDC Total Rewards Framework provides a diverse range of opportunities and benefits for our staff.

You must be eligible to work in NZ to apply for this position.

Apply here

 

Senior Information Officer

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The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery is seeking four casual Information Officers to support our front of house operations in our outstanding Customer Services team. These roles are part of a recruitment drive for multiple front of house team members, please also check our other advertisements.

As the key point of contact for the gallery’s wide-ranging visitors, you will be welcoming, approachable and keen to engage with visitors to enhance their experience of the gallery. You will be active in the gallery environment by helping visitors with information about exhibitions, events, art and artists, as well as ensuring impeccable presentation of the gallery is maintained. You will focus on health and safety by ensuring a clean and safe space is maintained for visitors and the art on display.

To be successful you will be capable of providing exceptional customer service in any situation. While you will enjoy being part of a team, you will also be happy to work independently.

The gallery is a 364 day-a-year operation, so you would need to be available for some evening and regular weekend work. This role includes event support and giving guided tours as required. Experience working with tour groups, events, audio-visual equipment and computers is advantageous.

At the New Plymouth District Council we aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. We have also put together an integrated Total Rewards Framework that spans wellbeing, development, benefits, culture and recognition. The NPDC Total Rewards Framework provides a diverse range of opportunities and benefits for our staff.

Apply here

Applications close on Monday, 1 August 2022.

Information Officers - four casual positions

Closing date:

The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery is seeking four casual Information Officers to support our front of house operations in our outstanding Customer Services team. These roles are part of a recruitment drive for multiple front of house team members, please also check our other advertisements.

As the key point of contact for the gallery’s wide-ranging visitors, you will be welcoming, approachable and keen to engage with visitors to enhance their experience of the gallery. You will be active in the gallery environment by helping visitors with information about exhibitions, events, art and artists, as well as ensuring impeccable presentation of the gallery is maintained. You will focus on health and safety by ensuring a clean and safe space is maintained for visitors and the art on display.

To be successful you will be capable of providing exceptional customer service in any situation. While you will enjoy being part of a team, you will also be happy to work independently.

The gallery is a 364 day-a-year operation, so you would need to be available for some evening and regular weekend work. This role includes event support and giving guided tours as required. Experience working with tour groups, events, audio-visual equipment and computers is advantageous.

At the New Plymouth District Council we aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. We have also put together an integrated Total Rewards Framework that spans wellbeing, development, benefits, culture and recognition. The NPDC Total Rewards Framework provides a diverse range of opportunities and benefits for our staff.

Apply here

Applications close on Monday, 1 August 2022.

Information Officer - permanent part time

Closing date:

The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery is seeking one permanent part-time (18 hours per week) Information Officer to support our front of house operations in our outstanding Customer Services Team. This role is part of a recruitment drive for multiple front of house team members, please also check our other advertisements.

 

As the key point of contact for the gallery’s wide-ranging visitors, you will be welcoming, approachable and keen to engage with visitors to enhance their experience of the gallery. You will be active in the gallery environment by helping visitors with information about exhibitions, events, art and artists, as well as ensuring impeccable presentation of the gallery is maintained. You will focus on health and safety by ensuring a clean and safe space is maintained for visitors and the art on display.

 

To be successful you will be capable of providing exceptional customer service in any situation. While you will enjoy being part of a team, you will also be happy to work independently.

 

The gallery is a 364 day-a-year operation, so you would need to be available for some evening and regular weekend work. A roster system is currently in place. This role includes event support and giving guided tours as required. Experience working with tour groups, events, audio-visual equipment and computers is advantageous.

 

At the New Plymouth District Council we aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. You can expect to start in this role with us between $49,192 - $51,242 pro-rata. We have also put together an integrated Total Rewards Framework that spans Wellbeing, Development, Benefits, Culture and Recognition. The NPDC Total Rewards Framework provides a diverse range of opportunities and benefits for our staff.

Apply here

Applications close Monday 1st August 2022

Learning Manager

Closing date:
 18/07/2022
 01/08/2022
 Permanent - Full Time
 Auckland
 Education, Childcare & Training

Tāmaki Paenga Hira: Tui tui hono tangata, whenua me te moana.

Auckland War Memorial Museum: Connecting through sharing stories of people, lands and seas

Auckland Museum is a much-loved culture and heritage organisation at the heart of Auckland's identity, committed to outstanding management of its world-class collections, developing and sharing engaging content through its galleries, exhibition, events, educational programmes and the permanent and volunteer staff who tell the Museum's stories. We are Auckland's home of commemoration as well as the country’s oldest research institution and a major tourist destination.

 Job Description

We are looking for an experienced education professional who brings learning expertise and strategic thinking to guide the Learning team to deliver innovative, engaging, and relevant experiences for school and early childhood audiences. A champion of the Museum’s collections as a learning resource who continues to strengthen partnerships both within the Museum and beyond our walls.

They are responsible for leading and overseeing the delivery of an integrated and inclusive education programme that embodies the vision of Inspiring Curiosity. They are an advocate for the museum locally, regionally and nationally and possesses a high degree of integrity and professionalism.

 

The key responsibilities:

  • Leading and managing the development and delivery of an inspirational best practice GLAM sector education programme
  • Working with the learning team to integrate creativity, pedagogical best practice and community participation into programmes.
  • Ensuring the Māori Dimension (He Korahi Māori) and Pacific Dimension (Teu le Vā) are embedded into education programmes.
  • Providing exemplary leadership and management of direct reports and the wider learning team including recruitment, learning and development, performance development and retention.
  • Retaining current audiences and attracting new and diverse learners, through dynamic education programmes onsite, offsite and online.

 Desired Skills and Experience

You will bring with you:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in education, museum studies or related specialty.
  • Proven capability in people leadership, strategic planning,  and education expertise
  • Sound knowledge of the New Zealand education system and key policy documents such as the New Zealand Curriculum, Te Marautanga o Aotearoa, Ka Hikitia, Pasifika Education Plan, Ministry statement of intent and key web-based resources such as TKI.
  • Ideally a minimum of 5 years senior management experience in the education or GLAM sector, preferably with Museum experience.
  • Proven experience of effectively managing internal and external stakeholder relationships at multiple levels of an organisation, with the ability to influence and persuade through personal credibility, integrity and professionalism.
  • Excellent pronunciation of Te Reo Māori.

Whanaungatanga (sense of belonging) and Kaitiakitanga are at the heart of what we do here at Auckland Museum. It all starts with manaakitanga, the care and support we provide for our people. That's why we offer a range of benefits and development opportunities or Wai Ora to nurture the holistic well-being and development of our people.  Some of our benefits include:

  • Flexible work arrangements to enhance your work and home life.
  • Availability to purchase additional annual leave
  • An award-winning wellbeing programme including free membership with Boost which offers discounts on a range of products and services.
  • An active social club which is part of the fabric of Museum life
  • Life insurance from your first day
  • Income protection insurance after two years of service
  • L&D opportunities to grow in your career

You will be joining an organisation who truly values and looks after their people.

Applications close: 5.00pm on 1st August 2022, however we reserve the right to bring forward the application deadline.

You must be currently eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this permanent position. To read the full position description click here

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to be part of a fabulous New Zealand organisation committed to telling our national and Auckland stories, reflecting our unique place in the South Pacific.

He Oranga Tangata ka ao

Enriching lives: Inspiring discoveries