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Indigenous Education Coordinator – ANMM

Closing date:   November 24, 2019
Institution:   Australian National Maritime Museum
Salary:   $68,816 - $74,285
Employment status:   Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time.
Location :   Pyrmont - NSW
Contact name:   Not supplied yet.
Contact email:   Not supplied yet.


Reporting to the Head of Learning, you will work with the Learning and Indigenous Programs team to research, design, develop, refine and deliver education and public programs to engage people with Australia’s freshwater and saltwater cultures.

On a day-to-day basis, you will contribute to the museums priorities by sharing the national maritime story, developing compelling experiences for visitors, supporting reconciliation and contributing to the museum’s role as a trusted voice and custodian.

Ideal applicants will have:

  • Demonstrated experience developing and evaluating Indigenous education learning resources and working with Indigenous communities toward the development of content
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement a range of high quality, innovative and effective education programs for primary and secondary schools
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with or knowledge of either NSW or National Curriculums
  • Understanding of community consultation protocols

No Applications will be accepted by mail or email.


Selection for this position will be made on the basis of relative merit which will be assessed against each item of the selection criteria. Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered for short listing by the Selection Committee. As part of the selection process the selection committee may invite candidates to undertake psychometric test, you should advise the selection committee if you have any special needs. Psychometric tests may be used as the initial short-listing test or later in the selection process. Some tests are very short while others may take one or more hours.


This position is open to all eligible members of the community and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people from every cultural and linguistic background. To be an eligible member of the community, you must be an Australian citizen. Applications may be accepted from Australian permanent residents who are in the process of acquiring Australian citizenship.

Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified task

Non-ongoing full time for a period of 12 months with a possibility of extension.

Indigenous jobseekers are encouraged to apply for this vacancy. If the job is ‘Identified’, then part or all of the duties impact on Indigenous Australian people and/or involve interaction with Indigenous Australian communities or their representatives.

For more information or to apply visit: APSJobs.

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