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Assistant Manager, School Outreach – NMA

Closing date:   December 3, 2020
Institution:   National Museum of Australia
Salary:   $79,076 to $88,629
Employment status:   Non-ongoing for an initial period of 18 months with possible extensions and becoming ongoing.
Location :   Acton ACT
Contact name:   Marissa Beard, Schools and Engagement Manager, (02) 6208 5469
Contact email:   marissa.beard@nma.gov.au

The Museum has an exciting opportunity for a schools engagement-focused individual to join the Museum to manage the development and delivery of our outreach school learning programs. These include digital programs, online resources and visiting Australian schools.

The successful candidate will be an active member of the Visitor Experience business unit and work to ensure that audience experience and engagement are at the forefront of our work.

The key duties of the position include:

The successful candidate will have experience building and developing education programs for students and professional learning programs for teachers. You will have a strong understanding of Australian history and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and culture. You will have a solid record of achievement in a Museum theatre, classroom teaching or similar role and a strong understanding of current education theory and practice.

You will have previous project management experience, leading teams and managing resources to deliver quality outcomes. You will have experience allowing you to develop education programs and resources via different methods, including in schools, digital programming and online resources.

A flexible, agile and innovative approach will be highly regarded.


To be eligible to apply for this vacancy, applicants must:
–    be an Australian citizen
–    undergo a number of pre-employment checks, including a police records check
–    hold and maintain a valid ACT Working With Vulnerable People registration.
–    hold education qualifications.

For more information or to apply visit: APSJobs.

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