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Museum Educator Pouako vacancy

Whaowhia te kete mātauranga

Tairāwhiti Museum is a much-loved community organisation, committed to sharing the art, culture and history of Tairāwhiti through exhibitions, collections, events and educational programmes.

We are looking for a motivated and inspiring Educator Pouako to join our team.

Our mission is to utilise the museum’s unique resources to provide rich, learning experiences which support teachers and impact positively on student achievement in Tairāwhiti.

The successful applicant will work as part of the museum education team to develop, promote and deliver innovative, interactive education programmes in Social Sciences and the Arts as part of the museum’s LEOTC (Learning Experiences Outside the Classroom) service.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • be able to speak and deliver programmes in Te Reo Māori
  • have a strong arts background (including visual, dance, drama and music)
  • have experience with digital learning and creating innovative learning programmes
  • have a strong background in social studies and/or strong interest in local history
  • take an innovative and collaborative approach to learning
  • be highly motivated, enthusiastic, willing to work as part of a team
  • have a university degree or post-graduate degree or diploma in Education, Māori Studies, Art, History or other relevant area of study
  • have a minimum of two years teaching experience in a school, museum or similar environment

This is a permanent, full time position.

Download the Educator Position Description

Applications close 5pm Sunday 13 September 2020.

Please return a completed Application Form, together with your CV and cover letter to:

eloisewallace@tairawhitimuseum.org.nz or

Eloise Wallace, Tairāwhiti Museum, PO Box 716, Gisborne

Contact Te Manuhuia Paenga, Education Team Leader for more information at temanuhuiapaenga@tairawhitimuseum.org.nz or on 06 8673832.

Please note that only applications which contain a completed application form, Curriculum Vitae and a Covering Letter will be acknowledged and considered.



We welcome ideas for new projects and exhibitions so if you have something in mind, please get in touch – we would love to hear from you!

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