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Indigenous Education Presenter – AM

Closing date:   June 4, 2017
Institution:   Australian Museum
Salary:   Clerk Grade 3/4 ($53,798 - $58,908 pro-rated) with a total remuneration package up to $65,299 per annum
Employment status:   Temporary part time, 4 days (28 hours) /week for a period of up to 2 years
Location :   Sydney CBD
Contact name:   Vanessa Gardos, 02 9320 9320 6317
Contact email:   Vanessa.Gardos@austmus.gov.au

This is an identified role in accordance with the Government Sector Act 2013

About the Australian Museum

The Australian Museum (AM) operates within the NSW Department of Planning and Environment and was founded in 1827 as the first museum in Australia. The AM provides access, engagement and scientific research to increase our understanding of natural history and culture, particularly of the Australasian region. The AM holds more than 18 million objects of biological, geological and cultural collections and develops programs, exhibitions and school and community education initiatives onsite, online and offsite. The AM’s purpose is to make nature, Indigenous cultures & science accessible and relevant to everyone.

The Australian Museum Research Institute (AMRI) Division is comprised of the following five Branches: AMRI Education, Life Science, Digital Collections and Citizen Science, Lizard Island Research Station and Australian Centre for Wildlife Genomics. For more information, visit the website.

The AM supports a diverse workforce and promotes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

About the role

The Indigenous Education Presenter will provide a wide range of education programs and interpretive services for Australian Museum visitors. They will deliver education programs for groups, on and offsite and digitally, and provide an enjoyable and positive learning experience.  The role engages in face to face delivery of education and visitor programs for a diverse range of audiences and maintains and maximise the use of Museum services and information by schools and tertiary institutions as well as, independent learners, for educational purposes.  Working with the Indigenous Education Project Officer, the role will assist in the research, design and development of education programs.

Essential Requirements

As the successful candidate, you will demonstrate

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander descent – Aboriginality/Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised under section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.
  • Ability to teach a variety of education programs and have an understanding of how to deliver sensitive cultural content and translate complex scientific content for students of all ages, abilities and backgrounds.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field or extensive experience in a similar role.
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Adequate knowledge and experience in order to deliver the Key Accountabilities and perform to the Focus Capabilities outlined in the Role Description.

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