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Casual Curriculum Program Deliverer

Organisation/Entity: Sydney Living Museums
Job Category:
  • Hospitality and Tourism | Tour Guiding
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney City
Job Reference Number: 00007IYD
Work Type: Casual
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $67,503. Package includes salary ($60,896), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: 02 8239 2334 - Colleen Fitzgerald
Closing Date: 28/01/2020 - 11:59 PM


Curriculum Program Deliverer

We are looking for passionate, bold and authentic Curriculum Program Deliverers who is interested in joining a leading NSW Government agency focused on creating a living future for the past so that our visitors can experience Sydney's past as if they had lived it themselves.


What the opportunity is:

  • Employment with Sydney Living Museums, Department of Premier & Cabinet
  • Guide Year 6 - $67,503. Package includes salary ($60,896), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading – full-time equivalent
  • Casual (for a period up to 1 year)
  • Various locations across Sydney  

What we do

Sydney Living Museums (SLM) cares for a group of 12 of the most important historic houses, gardens and museums in NSW on behalf of the people of NSW.


Our commitment to our audience is to maintain the museums, landscapes and collections with integrity whilst presenting the narrative of each in contemporary, compelling and relevant ways.


Our purpose is to enrich and revitalise people’s lives with Sydney’s living history, and to hand the precious places in our care and their collections on to future generations to enjoy.


What you’ll do with us

This role consistently delivers high quality curriculum based programs to a range of audiences across Sydney Living Museums’ sites enabling formal learning audiences from preschool to year 12 to learn about, engage with and enjoy Sydney Living Museums’ sites and activities.


The focus of this role is: Facilitating high quality learning experiences in authentic historic environments.


Sydney Living Museums learning programs are underpinned by four principles.

Learning at Sydney Living Museums:

  • is learner-focused, experiential, inquiry-based, social, and active
  • respects, promotes and embeds Indigenous perspectives
  • connects multiple knowledges and builds 21st century skills
  • is accessible and inclusive.

Our Curriculum Program Deliverers are friendly, approachable and skilled at group management, keeping students focused and engaged and creating a vibrant and engaging learning environment. The role demands flexibility and problem-solving skills as well as enthusiasm, excellent time-management and personal communication skills and attention to detail. The role moves between our beautiful historic sites and involves diverse content and delivery styles, including costumed interpretation in character.


For more information on the role contact Colleen Fitzgerald on 02 8239 2334.


Click here for the role description and candidate information guide.


What you need to do to apply

To apply you will need to submit the following:

  • A current resume with two referees
  • A covering letter 1-2 pages in length, this should include how your skills and experience meet the role's essential requirements as outlined in the role description.
  • And respond to the 2 targeted questions (no more than 20 lines per answer). Your responses to the targeted questions should be submitted online during your application and not included in the covering letter.

Submit your application before the closing date: 11.59pm Monday 28 January 2020.


What else you need to know

Sydney Living Museums (SLM) is committed to providing a flexible and inclusive workplace culture that values and supports diversity and inclusion. We believe everyone has the right to feel safe, respected, valued and heard regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, ethnic background or ability. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disability, the LGBTIQ+ communities, from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, and, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


To be eligible for an ongoing role in the NSW Public Sector you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For temporary and casual roles, you need to hold a valid visa giving you permission to work in Australia as required by the role. All successful candidates will be required to undergo a criminal record check with NSW Police.


If you are speech or hearing impaired, have access requirements that require reasonable adjustment in the assessment process, or require access to information about this vacancy in a different format, please call the Head of Human Resources on 02 8239 2366.


A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months.


Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application.


What the essential requirements of the role are

  • Current NSW Working with Children check.
  • Educations qualifications and/or experience in delivering high quality curriculum based programs to students of a range of ages in a cultural institution or similar relevant organisation.
  • Current interest in and knowledge of Australian history.
  • Ability to manage lifting, carrying, standing, kneeling and moving around large sites in external environments.
  • The ability to work at various times, hours and venues depending on the requirements of bookings. 

Desirable requirements for the role holder:

  • Current knowledge of a variety of curriculum areas, including Australian history.
  • Experience delivering play-based and creative arts based activities.
  • Experience working with young visitors with diverse backgrounds and abilities.

Key Application Responses

What you need to tell us - targeted questions:

  1. Please explain your understanding of the way ‘curriculum-based programs’ are delivered in cultural institutions. How could this differ from a school classroom experience? Provide example/s of when you have delivered curriculum-based programs at a cultural institution or other relevant organisation.
  2. Describe one or more occasions when you have shown versatility in adapting an education program to better meet the needs of the audience, and/or to work around logistical or operational difficulties. What skills and strategies did you use? What did you learn?