Educator - Visitor Services Host

Education · Auckland, Auckland
Department Education
Employment Type Permanent, Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Calling all those who are looking for variety in their work!  We have a composite role on offer that mixes education and hosting to meet the varying needs of our Education and Public Programme teams across the year. Terms 2 and 3 each year will see you drawing on your passion for education in the Educator role and the remainder of the year you will be a Visitor Services Host.  


As part of the Education team for six months of each year, you will deliver education programmes at MOTAT linked to the NZ Curriculum and Te Whariki. We a provide memorable, interactive learning experiences to tamariki from across Auckland and beyond. You will need be willing to travel around the motu to deliver education experiences, so a full driver’s license is required.   

For the other six months of the year, as part of the Visitor Services team, you will
manaaki manuhiri by providing high quality experiences while they are at MOTAT. Sharing stories of collection items and exhibitions, as well as delivering public programmes will be the bulk of your day while maintaining visitor spaces will keep you busy in quieter times.  


If you have a passion for science, technology, and innovation and want to be part of a team that is aiming to educate and inspire the innovators of tomorrow, this is the role for you. 

We ask that you have: 

  • An interest in teaching social history and STEAM-based subjects, as well as the ability to communicate with a range of people.
  • New Zealand teaching experience is desirable, but not essential.
  • A commitment to working in partnerships under Te Tiriti o Waitangi in Aotearoa New Zealand. 
  • Knowledge of te reo, tikanga, and mātauranga Māori is desirable and a willingness to learn is essential.


This is a permanent, full-time role working Monday to Friday, however flexibility is required to support the delivery of education programmes and events. 


Being part of the MOTAT Team means we look to inspire your thoughts and ideas, as well as give you the confidence to come to work as your true self every day and be valued. You will also get birthday leave and five days of study leave each year after your first year, increased sick leave entitlements, and 4% KiwiSaver contributions, to name a few of our benefits.  

We think this is a pretty great place to work with so much on offer
. Our fun, friendly team are reflective of this unique environment we work in. Not everyone gets to go for a ride on a tram at their workplace!


If you a keen to learn more about the role you can find the full position description here. We look forward to receiving your application. 

Close Date: 5 June 2022 


We reserve the right to interview strong applicants before the closing date, so applications may close before the deadline. 

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  • Location
    Auckland, Auckland
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Permanent, Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience