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Educator | New Zealand Maritime Museum

Date: 18-Feb-2021

Location: NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council



He angitūtanga: The opportunity 


Hui Te Ananui A Tangaroa, the New Zealand Maritime Museum, celebrates our nation's bond with the ocean. Sitting at the gateway of Auckland’s vibrant Viaduct Basin on Hobson Wharf, the Museum is Auckland's primary CBD-based waterfront visitor attraction. We provide unique discovery experiences to ensure present and future generations can continue the legacy of innovators, of dreamers, and of pioneers.


Reporting to the Learning and Education Manager this exciting role will give you the opportunity to contribute and enhance Hui Te Ananui a Tangaroa, the New Zealand Maritime Museum's reputation as an education destination and resource.


The key aspects of this role are to:

  • Effectively develop, where required, and deliver high quality, creative educational programmes for all museum audiences as required. This will include but not be limited to Learning Experience Outside the Classroom (LEOTC) programme. 
  • Meet the core requirements of the Ministry of Education LEOTC programmes. These unique and engaging educational experiences shall complement and enrich classroom learning. They will be hands-on, interactive learning experiences for children and young people. 
  • Work in partnership with schools, other educational institutions, and visitors to ensure that the programmes meet their learning needs and support effective teaching and learning.
  • Contribute to the values and culture of Hui Te Ananui a Tangaroa.


He kōrero mōu: About you


Our Educators are integral in bringing our museum to life through the negotiation and delivery of engaging, inspirational programmes for learning.  This is a role where your bright, enthusiastic personality and passion for learning will be put to excellent use. You will showcase your talent as an educator, communicator, and organiser.


Naturally you will have New Zealand teaching experience, including a relevant New Zealand teaching qualification.  You will also have:


  • An understanding of Te Ao Maori and be confident in te reo
  • Experience in development of educational programmes.
  • Flexibility and resilience, with a high standard of professionalism.
  • A hardworking, adaptable, and reliable personality.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


You will be working with students daily throughout term time, and during school breaks, you will be able to devote your time to the creation of new lessons and material, as well as the development of the programme as a whole.


This is a permanent, full-time position working Monday to Friday. 


As the New Zealand Maritime Museum is part of Auckland Unlimited you will have access to a wide range of discounts, events, and much more. 


If you want to bring your teaching experience to a unique, creative and culturally significant environment, your next home might be with us - click on the apply now button and submit your application now!


Applications for this role close on Sunday March 7th 2021



For more information or a position description contact Aimee Gifford at aimee.gifford@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz.


This position is deemed a safety sensitive position and will require pre-employment drug testing. Auckland Council is committed to the protection and wellbeing of children. A component of this role involves interaction with children so, as a part of the assessment of candidates, we will require Police Vetting of candidates to ensure we are providing a safe environment for children. This requirement complies with the Vulnerable Children Act.