Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Wellington

Raranga Matihiko learning specialist – mentor and resource development

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Certificated teacher

Social sciences, Technology

Listed 10:35 am 22 January 2021
Closes 12 February 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAGLQ

Ideal secondment position.

Te Papa is New Zealand’s national museum, renowned for being bicultural, research-driven, innovative and fun. Our success is built on our relationships with and our ability to represent our communities. Our vision is Changing Hearts, Minds and Lives. Biculturalism, mana taonga and learning are at our core.

We are seeking a learning specialist to support our Raranga Matihiko / Weaving Digital Futures programme. This role will contribute to the development of our learning programmes with an emphasis on resource development and mentoring teachers in Māori Medium and English Medium contexts. You will empower our kaiako through weaving digital technologies and Aotearoa New Zealand histories learning with Te Papa's collections, exhibitions and resources by designing and facilitating meaningful learning experiences, resources and products for kaiako.

To be successful in this role you will be a passionate and talented teacher or kaiako who engages learning and technology to make a real difference to the organisations and communities you work with.

In addition to this, you will:

  • An advocate for learning and passionate about contributing to educational innovation
  • Enjoy developing new programmes and products, and you believe in testing ideas and experimenting
  • Evidence of successfully mentoring others
  • A team player with great ideas and the skills to bring them to life
  • Whilst not essential fluency in te reo Māori and confidence in tikanga Māori is a distinct advantage.

This role is full-time (40 hours) fixed-term contract to 18 December. This is an ideal experience for a teacher secondment. Bring your classroom skills and insights, learn new skills in an innovative context and then return to school refreshed and energised for 2022.

All applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

How to apply

Please see vacancy listing on the Te Papa site to submit your application.

Tara Fagan
(04) 381 7000

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAGLQ

Listed 10:35 am 22 January 2021
Closes 12 February 2021

Organisation details

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Location: Wellington