Tamaki Paenga Hira: Tui tui hono tangata, whenua me te moana. Ko Tamaki Paenga Hira, hewaengarahi ake, he ngakau mahaki mo te kaitiakitanga taonga pu korero, pakiwaitara, korero tipua ano hoki mai i nga kai para korero. Auckland Museum is an influential, much-loved organisation at the centre of Auckland’s identity, committed to developing and sharing engaging content through its galleries, exhibition, events and educational programmes. An opportunity exists for a highly motivated and emerging Maori Programmer to join the Museum at an exciting time of redevelopment and renewal. The role is as varied as the working environment and will require enthusiasm, warmth and flexibility. You will work with the Senior Outreach Programmer to nurture links and collaboration with education and community networks within the greater Auckland region to identify potential partnerships for the development and delivery of community and museum learning experiences based on the Museum's taonga Maori exhibits and collections. To be successful in this role, you will have: • Fluency in Te Reo Maori and a high level of proficiency in Tikanga Maori • Tertiary qualification and/or extensive experience in Education, Matauranga Maori, Media Studies, Social Sciences or other relevant field • Well established Maori networks in the Auckland region and strong relationship building skills • Knowledgeable about contemporary learning theory and learning within a museum, or similar environment • Working knowledge and broad familiarity with current trends and events in popular culture, museums, and/or the education sector • Familiarity with the National Curricula, Te Matuaranga o Aotearoa and national assessment systems • A teaching qualification and teacher registration would be an advantage • Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings, holidays and/or weekends • High level of written, oral and organisational skills. • A positive attitude and desire for everything that goes into intensifying the Museum's reputation for excellence • Holds a passion for dynamic museums and for working in a cross functional team environment Closing date: Sunday, 13 October 2013. You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this position. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to be part of a fabulous New Zealand organisation committed to telling our national and Auckland stories and reflecting our unique place in the South Pacific. To apply for this position, please go to the Museum’s website using this link: http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/384/current-opportunities and search using the job title. Please do not attempt to apply via email as your application will not be registered.