Education Program Guide
Established by the Federal Government in 1999, the Harbour Trust protects and manages extraordinary foreshore sites on Sydney Harbour. Our portfolio includes Cockatoo Island, Headland Park (Mosman), Macquarie Lightstation, North Head Sanctuary (Manly) and Sub Base Platypus (North Sydney).
Each site is rich in history, with artefacts from Sydney’s naval, industrial and convict history as well as strong ties to First Nations countries.
Striking a balance between innovation and conservation, our role is to continually breathe new life into these locations, creating vibrant public domains where visitors can engage with local history and enjoy unique experiences.
The Education Program Guide is responsible for communicating the history and significance of the Harbour Trust sites (predominantly Cockatoo Island) mainly through program tours to groups including school groups and education providers.
The Education Program Guide is responsible for communicating the history and significance of the Harbour Trust properties. Education programs are linked to NSW Syllabus and Australian Curriculum Outcomes and are developed to ensure student engagement, connection, and historical learning.
Programs are developed and delivered in education Stages. Content and communication (ideas, vocabulary and questioning) within the programs are specific to each stage. Education Program Guides will have experience in the delivery of a variety of school education programs and in adapting engagement strategies, within content parameters, to ensure best education practices.
• Australian citizenship or the ability to work in Australia
• The role of Education Program Guide requires many face to face interactions with potential clients. To minimise the risk of catching COVID it is an inherent requirement for the occupier of this role to be fully vaccinated against COVID
Qualifications in school education, museum and heritage studies or experience in related fields.
Level 2 (casual) $32.32 plus 10% superannuation and 25% casual loading
For further details about the role and the full job description, see our Careers page www.harbourtrust.gov.au/en/careers. Applications close on Thursday 25th November 2021
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