Nelson Provincial Museum is seeking an experienced Team Leader - Education, to join our leadership team
The purpose of the team leader education position is to develop and deliver strong and meaningful object-based education programmes across the Museum’s subject areas of Te Ao Māori, Mātauranga Māori, social history, natural history and science;
The team leader of the education department will effectively manage the Museum’s education programme, and team of educators. The team leader will manage funding contracts, ensure all targets are met and accurately reported; and positively contribute to Museum culture and strategy as part of the senior leadership team.
Around 30 per week is envisaged but this can be negotiated with the successful candidate.
Role is aligned with Ministry of Education LEOTC funding and the initial period is fixed term until 30 June 2022.
The ideal candidate will have:
Teaching qualification and extensive teaching experience
Experience in education in a museum, gallery, iwi or cultural heritage setting
Ability to design and implement meaningful and engaging educational programmes
Strong communication skills and ability to teach at all age levels
Sound knowledge of the new History curriculum
Experience in object or taonga based learning
Excellent leadership qualities and experience
Understanding of Tikanga and Te Ao Māori.
Commitment to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Fluency in te reo Māori would be an advantage
Existing relationships with local schools would be an advantage.