Lead Artist Educator

National Gallery of Australia
Closing Date
Mon, 18th October 2021
Position Type
Part Time
$72,262 - $77,529 pa

The position

The role of the Lead Artist Educator is to design, develop and facilitate engaging and inclusive learning programs for a variety of ages and abilities in the gallery, the Tim Fairfax Learning Studio, online and through outreach. The Lead Artist Educator draws upon their own creative practice and education experience to inspire a range of audiences from early childhood though to tertiary, adult and inclusion programs. The Lead Artist Educator also drives development of resources and contributes to program evaluation, reporting and supports other programming activities.

Reporting to the Education Manager, the role works closely with the Education and Programs team and colleagues across the Gallery and supervises casual Learning Facilitators.

Ensuring Indigenous culture is at the centre of the national cultural agenda is foundational to the National Gallery’s Learning Strategy and this role is Identified, meaning applicants should have an understanding of  issues affecting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

After hours and weekend work is required on occasion.

This is a part-time, non-ongoing employment opportunity available within the Education Department.

How to apply

If you are interested in this role you must submit a current resume/CV, the NGA Personal Particulars form and a brief statement of claims addressing the selection criteria (1–2 page pitch), which details your skills, experience and qualifications which are relevant to this position. Please note that the selection criteria do not need to be addressed individually. Selection documentation in available on our website here.

Closing date
Applications close at midnight on Monday, 18 October 2021 and should be emailed to recruitment@nga.gov.au.


Further information about the position may be obtained by contacting Mirah Lambert on (02) 6240 6672 or mirah.lambert@nga.gov.au. The Recruitment Officer may also be contacted on (02) 6240 6625.

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