Learning Specialist – Digital
Closes18 Jul 2022
Posted on30 Jun 2022
Work typeFull time employment
Work classificationEducation & Development
Are you passionate about sharing your expertise in digital learning with ākonga? We are looking for two full-time Learning Specialists to work primarily at Capital E, sparking curiosity, stimulating creativity and engaging with the local curriculum. These roles offer the opportunity to expand your practice across other Experience Wellington sites – City Gallery Wellington, Wellington Museum, Space Place, Cable Car Museum and Nairn Street Cottage.
Ko wai mātou | Who are we
As a small organisation we punch above our weight, working together with and for Wellington to create remarkable experiences that generate vitality, strengthening the city we love. We offer incredible audience experiences across our six locations; City Gallery Wellington, Capital E, Wellington Museum, Space Place, Cable Car Museum and Nairn Street Cottage.
Te āhua o te tūranga |The nature of the position
You will be teaching across both of our onsite specialist spaces, MediaLab and OnTV delivering hands-on digital learning sessions. MediaLab/Te Whare Matihiko is our digital technology lab where tamariki and rangatahi can explore everything from game design to virtual reality to music production. OnTV/Te Whare Whakaata is our purpose-built live video production studio where students learn to collaborate to produce live broadcasts. You’ll also be programming new ideas and collaborating with your Learning Specialist Digital colleagues, and across our Learning and wider programming teams.
Your expertise will be crucial to our exciting ongoing work with the Te Matapihi project, where Capital E will make its mark on the creative capital co-located within the new Te Matapihi ki te Ao Nui Central Library.
We are looking for someone who is creative, reliable, flexible, proactive and positive. Your fresh ideas and best practice knowledge in digital technology education will inspire and engage our audiences, and your open communication style will see you develop relationships with audiences, partners and stakeholders to develop and extend our reach.
You will need to have experience in and awareness of working with groups of tamariki and rangatahi, preferably in a teaching or facilitation role. Knowledge of the NZ Digital Technologies / Hangarau Matihiko curriculum and local curriculum to support with meeting our Ministry of Education-funded ELC targets is desirable. You will be able to support our aims to increase engagement with Māori audiences and integrate Te Ao Māori into our programming. You possess strong networks in the tech and digital industries, and excellent practical technical knowledge and good trouble-shooting skills. Excellent written and verbal communication, creative thinking, facilitation skills and group management experience is essential.
This role will be primarily based at Capital E on the Wellington waterfront. This position is permanent, full-time. Evening and weekend work may be required.
Applications close on Sunday 28 August. Applications will be shortlisted as they come in. For further information please email firstname.lastname@example.org