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Education & Community Engagement Manager

Job details

Organisation
SCAPE Public Art
Closes
26 May 2022
Region
Canterbury
Work type
Contract
Work classification
Community & Access Arts, Education & Development, Visual Arts

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Education & Community Engagement Manager

  • Public Arts Sector
  • 6 – 8 Month Fixed Term Contract, commencing 6th June 

15 hours per week initially, increasing to 30 hours in the months of October to December and during SCAPE Season

Month

     Weeks

    Hours/Week

Jun-22

5

15

Jul-22

4

15

Aug-22

4

15

Sep-22

5

20

Oct-22

4

30

Nov-22

4

30

Dec-22

2

30

​SCAPE Public Art installs public art in Ōtautahi Christchurch all year round, with a focus on its annual Seasons. We are the Christchurch experts in public art installation and the SCAPE Public Art Seasons are New Zealand’s premier public art events.  Our vision is for people to be excited, engaged and stimulated by contemporary public art and for Ōtautahi Christchurch to be a city with a world-class collection of public art that is widely known and visited.

The role of SCAPE Education & Community Engagement Manager will be to deliver exciting and engaging educational activities, events, products and offerings, during the SCAPE Public Art Season, (Friday 4 Nov 2022 – Sunday 29 January 2023), plus the delivery of the second year of our Art, Learning and Wellbeing Pilot Programme. In addition, the role will be responsible for the delivery of a programme of talks, which form the Public Speaker Series and Programmes for 2022 Public Art Season.

We are looking for an experienced art educator, able to work successfully with primary through to tertiary students as well as teachers and adults.  You will also develop and organise wide ranging public programmes to foster interest and excellent participation in the SCAPE Public Art 2022 programme.

To be successful in this role you must possess the following skills, attributes and experience: 

  • Minimum of two years art teaching experience
  • Be a skilled communicator (oral and written), with strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Tertiary qualified at minimum BA Level in Visual Arts, Fine Arts, Education and/or Art History
  • Have a high level of research, organisational and time management skills
  • Knowledge of public art
  • Expertise in developing, implementing and delivering art education programmes in an educational context
  • Experience and understanding of an ‘outside the classroom’ education programme

If you are passionate about the delivery of education in a public art context, have a professional, warm and engaging manner, this is a great opportunity to be involved with SCAPE Public Art and the new public art season for 2022. 

To apply for this role, please send a cover letter and CV to lauraf@scapepublicart.org.nz before the 26th May, and be available to join our team from the 6th June 2022.

A full Position Description is available on request.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please send a cover letter and CV to lauraf@scapepublicart.org.nz 

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SCAPE Public Art

11 May 2022

Interests SCAPE Public Art install large scale, free-to-view contemporary public art in Christchurch city.