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Programs Coordinator, Early Years (STEM) – MV

Closing date:   November 1, 2021
Institution:   Museums Victoria
Salary:   $85,279 per annum (Base of grade) plus 10% superannuation
Employment status:   Full-time, fixed term position until 30 June 2023
Location :   Melbourne - Western Metro
Contact name:   Nadya Tkachenko (Education Manager)
Contact email:   ntkachenko@museum.vic.gov.au

Ever fancied working at a Museum? There is a tremendous position in the Public Programs & Education Department of Museums Victoria for a talented educator. ABOUT MUSEUMS VICTORIA: Museums Victoria (MV) is a diverse and exciting place to work. We are based over various venues: Melbourne Museum, IMAX cinemas and the Royal Exhibition Building (next to the Carlton Gardens), Immigration Museum (across the South Waterfront), Scienceworks (Spotswood). To learn more about Museums Victoria, please visit museumsvictoria.com.au/about-us/


Museums Victoria is seeking a talented Programs Coordinator, Ealry Years (STEM) to oversee and deliver Early Years STEM Professional Learning Workshops for kindergartens in regional Victoria and Outer-Metro Melbourne.

This role is primarily based at Scienceworks.

Notable skills and experience:

  • Excellent practitioner whose teaching is informed by contemporary educational research
  • High-level communication skills, and ability to communicate to stakeholders including Early Years educators
  • Experience delivering learning programs and/or Professional Learning aligned with the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework and/or STEM

To be successful in this role, you will need to be a passionate educator, with experience in Early Years and/or STEM education.

Some of the key duties include:

  • Deliver and evaluate a suite of Early Years STEM and Numeracy Professional Learning modules and workshops that align with the VEYLDF for kindergarten educators located in outer-Metro Melbourne and regional Victoria
  • Manage schedule of STEM professional learning workshops which are held both onsite at the Museum and offsite
  • Provide guidance, including professional advice regarding Early Learning approaches to museum staff involved in the development and delivery of programs and exhibitions.
  • Build and maintain professional relationships with relevant stakeholders.

Please see our Role Statement for a copy of the full Key Selection Criteria and Duties.


To view the position description, visit http://museumvictoria.com.au/about/work-opportunities/employment/


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