Education Officer (Casual)

National Museum of Australia
Closing Date
Sun, 28th May 2023
Position Type
$59,550.00 - $64,275.00

The Museum has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and talented professional to join the Visitor Experience business unit as a casual APS 3 Education Officer. The successful candidate will work with the education team to deliver engaging curriculum-aligned programs associated with the Museum’s collection, exhibitions, ideas and themes to school groups.

The Education Officer will also assist with administrative and other tasks associated with specific programs, including communicating program and event information across the Museum and evaluating programs. The successful candidate will liaise with teachers, students and members of the public on a regular basis.

Note: This position may require some work on weeknights, weekends and public holidays. It may also involve some strenuous physical activity from time to time.

The key duties of the position include:

The successful candidate will have experience delivering educational programs to students. You will have an understanding of, and interest in, Australian history and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and cultures. You will be keen to work within a dynamic and collaborative team and will be highly motivated to work, sometimes with limited supervision. You will work in a fast-paced environment where priorities shift and your ability to be flexible and adapt to change is paramount.


Applicants must respond to each of the selection criteria and include a current CV with contact details for two referees in their application.

To be eligible to apply for this vacancy, applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen
  • undergo a number of pre-employment checks, including a police records check
  • hold and maintain a valid ACT Working with Vulnerable People registration.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those from culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The National Museum of Australia is an equal employment opportunity workplace.

The National Museum of Australia is committed to ensuring a child-safe and child-friendly environment. All employees are expected to demonstrate a commitment to, and support for these principles in theory and practice.

Indigenous job seekers are encouraged to apply for this vacancy. If the job is 'Identified', then part or all of the duties impact on Indigenous Australian communities or their representatives.

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Position contact:
Anne Gearside
Assistant Manager
School Programs | (02) 6208 5074

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