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First Nations Education Presenter

Organisation / Entity: Australian Museum
Job category:
  • Education And/Or Training
Job location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney City
Job reference number: 00009MP3
Work type: Part-Time
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: You will be paid a competitive annual salary $75,992 - $83,211 (pro-rated), plus employer's contribution to superannuation (currently 10.5%) and annual leave loading.
Contact: Natalie Taylor
Contact email: natalie.taylor@australian.museum
Closing date: 11/06/2023 - 11:59 PM


First Nations Education Presenter


Join us at the Australian Museum and work with us to ignite wonder, inspire debate and drive change. 


About the Role

The First Nations Education Presenter is a crucial role that sits within the Education team. This opportunity is offered on a part time ongoing basis at 4 days per week (FTE 0.8).


We are seeking an enthusiastic and talented educator with Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to deliver our First Nations educational programs. 


Click on the role description to begin the journey to find your new career at the AM


You will be paid a competitive annual salary $75,992 - $83,211 (pro-rated), plus employer's contribution to superannuation (currently 10.5%) and annual leave loading. 


About You

You are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, your prior knowledge and experience will be used to provide high quality formal and informal education programs centered on First Nations knowledges and ways of learning at the Australian Museum (AM).


You will be comfortable interacting with a diverse group of people to deliver daily programs at the Museum. This role will allow you opportunities to improve and develop new content based on the Museum’s collections, exhibitions and knowledges, and to participate in evaluation and reporting activities.


Your Knowledge & Experience

To be successful in this role you will be able to;

  • Deliver education programs to a variety of audiences.
  • Utilise your previous experience working with First Nations community and organisations.
  • Understanding of the formal education sector, interpretations and curriculum requirements around science, history, geography and First Nations cultures.

Essential Requirements

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent - Aboriginality/Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised under section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977; and/or 
  • Hold a valid NSW Working with Children Clearance 

About The Australian Museum       

The Australian Museum is truly a great place to work. We aim to be a leading voice for the richness of life, the Earth and culture in Australia and the Pacific. We commit to transform the conversation around climate change, the environment and wildlife conservation; be a strong advocate for First Nations’ culture; and continue to develop world-leading science, collections, exhibitions and education programs.

Recent staff survey results confirm that our staff feel valued, accepted and supported and that they believe the AM is an inclusive workplace. AM staff also report a high level of job satisfaction.

The AM is located on the homelands of the Gadigal people and acknowledges and pays respect to the Gadigal people as the custodians of the land, sky and waterways, paying respect to Elders past and present.

Check out our current exhibitions and events here.



Besides working together with other like-minded people passionate about the Earth and all its wonders, you will have access to:

  • Dedicated Wellbeing programs
  • Career development and opportunities across the NSW Public Service.

How to apply 

For more details, Frequently Asked Questions and how to apply for the role go to I Work for NSW. When you apply you will be prompted to answer two targeted questions in support of your application.

  • You will be required to upload your updated resume and a one to two page covering letter which outlines your suitability for the role.
  • The successful applicant will be subject to national criminal records check and will need to show proof of at least two COVID-19 vaccination doses.

Contact person: Natalie Taylor, First Nations Education Lead with email: natalie.taylor@australian.museum


Inclusive and welcoming     

The Australian Museum is an NSW Public Service organisation and aims to attract and retain the right people for the right jobs. The AM is a diverse and inclusive workplace  where everyone, regardless of their background, identity or circumstances is valued, accepted and supported to thrive at work., This means that we are embedding diversity and inclusion in everything we do on a daily basis, whether it be our recruitment processes, workplace culture, career development programs, customer service or policies and procedures. If we can make some adjustments to our recruitment process to better enable you to shine, please reach out to the contact person or note this in your application.