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Senior Education Specialist (Culture & Heritage)


Department of Internal Affairs

Closing Date : 20 Aug 2019

Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Location: Auckland
Business Group: National Library
Branch: Information and Knowledge Services
Salary: $87,735-$118,700

The Senior Education Specialist (Culture and Heritage) is responsible for developing and delivering teaching and learning resources and experiences which will engage educators and learners with the stories of the three founding documents which help shape Aotearoa New Zealand. 

As a key member of the National Services for Schools team you will lead the development and delivery of learning experiences in the He Tohu Tāmaki learning environment, which bring to life for educators and students the history and meaning of our founding documents, the events they symbolise, and how they influence current and future events in Aotearoa New Zealand.

You will build relationships in the education, culture and heritage, and library sectors and work with mana whenua to promote the use and development of the He Tohu Tāmaki learning environment.

If you are someone who genuinely enjoys developing and delivering learning experiences and great teaching and learning resources with the ability and commitment to form effective partnerships with others to succeed, then this could be the role for you!

Are you:

  • positive, enthusiastic and high performing with relevant specialist knowledge and background as an educator?
  • passionate about connecting and inspiring educators and students with the learning opportunities offered by He Tohu Tāmaki?
  • highly organised, with the ability to plan and coordinate operational delivery of programmes and experiences? 
  • an outstanding team player with excellent relationship management skills?

Do you have:

  • expertise in developing learning experiences which meet the requirements of the New Zealand Curriculum?
  • strong subject matter interest in curriculum areas relating to the three founding documents in He Tohu? 
  • expertise in developing and delivering Professional Development and Learning programmes for educators in either an education, culture & heritage or library environment?

If this sounds like you then read on.

The He Tohu Tāmaki learning environment is new. Check out  https://natlib.govt.nz/he-tohu/about/he-tohu-tamaki and https://natlib.govt.nz/he-tohu/learning/he-tohu-teaching-and-learning-resources/he-tohu-learning-activities

and https://natlib.govt.nz/schools

The National Library sits within the Information and Knowledge Services branch, the Department’s epicentre of information management, culture and heritage. Our branch is all about collecting, storing and preserving important things that are precious to New Zealand.

If you would like a stimulating, rewarding career within a team that values people, their information and their stories, we would very much like to hear from you.

Applications close: 9am, Tuesday 20 August 2019
For more information please contact: Laureen Jones, 0297708980, Laureen.Jones@dia.govt.nz 
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