Job Opportunity | Education Officer, Moree Plains Gallery08.03.2017
As a community minded organisation, Moree Plains Gallery strives to enhance the appreciation and practice of art in the Moree Plains Shire. The Gallery achieves this goal by presenting a schedule of changing exhibitions and diverse public programs. Moree Plains Gallery promotes and preserves the art and culture of the Kamilaroi people and all residents of North West New South Wales.
Moree Plains Gallery has one of the most extensive collections of Aboriginal art in regional New South Wales and is building a significant holding of works by non-Indigenous Australian artists. The annual program includes an array of exhibitions drawn from the permanent collection, as well as touring shows. Moree Plains Gallery facilities include the Gallery Studio which houses our education programs. Moree Plains Gallery Education Programs focus on engaging the following priority areas:
- Artists living/working in regional NSW
- Aboriginal People
- Young People
- People living with a disability or mental health issue
The successful applicant to the Education Officer role will demonstrate a passion for engaging with a variety of audiences, including children and families, seniors, youth, access, Culturally & Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and adult audiences. You will have a working knowledge of creative programs and experience delivering education activities such as tours, art classes for children of all ages, adult and community engagement programs. You demonstrate a creative approach to program planning, with a high level of attention to detail including managing budgets, writing reports. You are enthusiastic and work well independently as well as in a team environment.
Qualifications and Experience
- Relevant experience in education and the delivery of creative programs
- Desirable attributes include tertiary qualifications and/or equivalent experience in Education, Fine Arts and/or Arts Administration
- Class C Driver’s license
- The successful applicant will require a NSW working with children checkLimited training will be available to the successful applicant.
Applications close Friday 14th April, 4pm. Applications will be received by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information applicants are encouraged to view the Applicant Information Pack available on this page (top left hand side), and contact the Gallery Director, Vivien Clyne, on (02) 6757 3320.