Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-145232
  • LocationSydney
  • Salary$30 - $35 per hour
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted14 days ago
  • ConsultantVivian Dang
Chandler Macleod is the leading provider of temporary contractors to the Federal, NSW and local Government and has partnered with these Departments and Agencies for more than 25 years.

At Chandler Macleod our mission is to recruit using the BestFit™ methodology which is tailored to providing the most suitable candidate for every position at every level for every Government Department and Agency.

Chandler Macleod is currently recruiting Museum Educators to join the Australian National Maritime Museum. You will be employed on a casual basis for a minimum of three hours per shift, generally between 9:00am and 3:00pm on weekdays during school terms with occasional evening/weekend work available. It is based in Sydney NSW.

Role description:
The Museum’s goal is to create memorable and transformative educational experiences which connect people to the past, present and future of our waters. The museum’s education programs cover First Nations history and culture, ocean science and sustainability, migration stories, maritime archaeology, and vessels and voyaging. Programs align with the NSW and Australian curricula and aim to ignite student curiosity and inspire the next generation of museum visitors.

As a Museum Educator your role is central to achieving this goal by engaging learners both onsite at the museum and through digital experiences. This will include facilitating and guiding student groups on our site, delivery of virtual excursions and assisting with education events.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Deliver onsite primary and high school education programs. This includes guided tours and workshops on vessels, around the wharf precinct, in museum galleries and learning centre.
  • Deliver online virtual excursions.
  • Provide on Acknowledgement of Country and site induction for programs.
  • Set-up / pack-down of tour and workshop materials.
  • Complete associated administrative duties.
  • Use technology to engage learners of all ages.
  • Characterisation and willingness to wear appropriate costumes.
  • Stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Work in confined spaces. This may involve kneeling, squatting, crawling, bending, twisting and climbing up and down stairs and/or companionways on vessels.
  • Deliver education programs outdoors where there is exposure to sun, rain, wind and other environmental conditions.
  • Work as part of a team and independently, often with limited supervision.
  • Provide support and/or training to peers and team members.
  • Be punctual, reliable and flexible. Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment.
  • Light lifting, stacking, reaching using step ladders and carrying up to 9 kgs.
  • Abide by the dress code, Customer Service guidelines and APS code of conduct.

To be successful in this position, you will need to address the essential criteria:
  • Excellent oral communication skills.
  • Experience delivering educational workshops and tours to primary and high school students.
  • Ability to work as part of a team to meet day-to-day targets, as well as broader organisational goals and priorities.
  • Demonstrated professional experience and enthusiasm for delivering educational programs to students of all ages.
  • Ability to deliver tours and workshops to primary and high school students across a range of subject areas, including history, science, geography and others.
  • Capacity to think on your feet and be responsive to the needs of students and teachers.
  • IT skills with experience in delivering virtual talks or experiences.
  • Current Working with Children Check.
Your application:
Please submit a one-page cover letter addressing the essential criteria, and a resume with two referees.

Applications close Sunday 25th June 5pm.
If you are interested in the position, then please click on the APPLY BELOW button or alternatively you can email your cover letter and CV to