Nelson Provincial Museum Tasman/Nelson

Kaiako - Museum educator

General, Kaiako - Museum educator

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 8:38 am 13 May 2021
Closes 5pm 14 June 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAKgC

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.

This role can also be found on our website.

How to apply

To apply, please send your CV, cover letter and completed application form to:

Nicki Green
(03) 548 9588

Download our application form
Job Application Form v45

Download the Job Description
Kaiako JD 11.5.21

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAKgC

Listed 8:38 am 13 May 2021
Closes 5pm 14 June 2021

Organisation details

Nelson Provincial Museum

Location: Tasman/Nelson