Educator (Casual)

  • Outstanding opportunity to join a dynamic Education and Digital Learning Team at the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS)
  • Casual employment across all three MAAS sites
  • Fixed casual rate of $44.52 per hour

A catalyst for creative expression and curious minds.

The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) is an executive agency of the New South Wales State Government.  Embodying the best of design ingenuity and innovation, the Museum profiles one of the world’s great collections and is a highly successful interdisciplinary institution that sits at the intersection of the arts, design, science and technology and plays a critical role in supporting the brand and vision of the city.

Access to the Museum’s exceptional collection is a cornerstone of the vision, opening up opportunities for engagement, participation and research. Deepening audience engagement, bringing the collections to life through hands on experiences and offering a variety of pathways through ideas and information is key to the delivery of our programs for people of all ages across our three sites: the Powerhouse Museum in Ultimo, Sydney Observatory in The Rocks and the Museums Discovery Centre in Castle Hill.

The Educator (Casual) delivers workshops, tours and other programs, products and services for students, teachers and a range of audiences meeting their cultural, social, vocational and academic curriculum goals whilst strengthening the Museum’s reputation as a provider of innovative, high quality learning experiences.

This role seeks applicants suitably skilled to work at any, or all, of the Museums three locations. While strong communication skills are a pre-requisite for this role, task location and suitability are determined through negotiation, and may take account of specialist interest, knowledge and skills including, but not limited to, computer science, astronomy, and design.

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As part of GSE Act compliance, your application must include:

Cover Letter – No more than two A4 pages. Must include short statements in response to the two targeted questions below (drawn from the Core Competencies required in the Role Description) There are no selection criteria to address

Resume – No more than three A4 pages. Must be up to date with current employment, and clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role.

Question 1 – Please outline why you believe you are the most suitable candidate for this role?

Question 2 – Provide an example of a situation where you have had to adapt your communication style to get your message across. What was the issue, what did you do to adapt your style, what was the outcome?

Your cover letter and resume will need to be submitted as PDF attachments on your candidate file application on I Work for NSW.

Other – The successful applicant is required to undergo, and for new employees meet the cost of a National Police Records Check and undergo a Working with Children Check, and be assessed as suitable.  Holding a First Aid Certificate would be advantageous.


To apply for this role please head to I Work for NSW


The Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with a disability.  If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in the selection process and join the Museum, please indicate this in your application.