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E nga mata waka, e nga maunga whakahi, e nga wai tuku kiri, e nga mana, e nga reo, e nga pouako o te motu, tenei mihi a Te Papa Tongarewa, tena koutou katoa.

Te Papa is embarking on an exciting period of renewal which includes rethinking our education offering.

We are seeking applications from teachers who have experience in modern learning practices; innovative approaches; and facilitating learning programmes outside the classroom.

As a Museum Education Specialist, you will use Te Papa’s collections, exhibitions and cultural and scientific resources to enable teachers to facilitate an innovative learning experience with their students and wider communities. You will be part of a team that leads the development, delivery, promotion and review of learning programmes  at the Museum. Support for Te Papa’s digital, exhibition and public programmes is important as well as supporting other Museum Education Specialists in development and delivery of their programmes.

We are specifically seeking teachers with a strong background in:

You will also need to be able to work effectively in at least one other discipline area (early childhood, matauranga Maori, or art).

These roles are permanent but we will consider secondment for the right person.

The part-time, fixed term role is 20 hours per week until 1 April 2016 and will require someone with teacher with experience in at least two of the above discipline areas.

Comfort working with Te Reo and tikanga Maori is a significant advantage for all roles.

All applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

Applications close 16 October 2015.

For further information on the position or to apply online please visit our website ( If you have any further questions please contact [email protected] quoting reference TP1577.