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Apply for Kaiako (Part-time, Fixed term): Nelson Provincial Museum

The role of the Kaiako is to assist the Lead Educator to develop and deliver innovative education programmes with a focus on Te Taiao – natural history, science and Te Ao Māori.
This role is part-time. 16 h/pw
Fixed term until November 30, 2021.
The Kaiako will:
-Deliver innovative education programmes which enhance and acknowledge Te Ao Māori Mātauranga Māori, History and Science
-Weave Te Reo Māori throughout all education programmes
-Uphold the principles of Te Tiriti of Waitangi
-Assist in developing, promoting and evaluating the Museum’s education and public programmes.
-Assists in managing and developing partnerships with schools to offer curriculum-based programmes related to the museum’s exhibitions and collection, in the museum and/or off site.
-Promote the education role of the Nelson Provincial Museum locally and nationally.
-Assist in promotion of the concept of ‘whole of life’ education
-Assist in effectively managing education programmes and resources, including record keeping
The ideal candidate will have:
-An education qualification in an area of museum’s specialisation. Ideally, this means the candidate will be a trained teacher. An ability to teach across all levels would be advantageous.
-Previous experience in education in designing and developing programmes for different areas of a museum is desirable. Experience in the delivery of digital learning programmes would be welcome.
-Sound knowledge of the objectives and curriculum of the New Zealand school system.
-An appreciation of of museum collections, environments and standards.
-A commitment to Tikanga Māori and the place of Mātauranga Māori in the NZ education system.
To apply, please send your CV, Cover Letter and completed Application form to:
This role can also be found on our website:
Applications close Tuesday 1 June, 5pm


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