Jobs at Aratoi


Aratoi is looking to hire a passionate and reliable educator who will bring diversity and a variety of experience to the role.

We aim to deliver high quality and dynamic programmes of learning and participation with our museum collection and exhibitions acting as a learning resource.

Successful applicants need to be able to deliver and evaluate a varied and informative programme of education particularly for children. You can expect to be working both within the museum and also in a community context.


  • Build upon and develop an education programme, across all sectors (art, history, taonga etc).  
  • Teach museum and art gallery education in line with the New Zealand Curriculum.
  • Develop and implement school holiday programmes/activities.
  • Represent and promote the museum in order to establish a network of useful and productive partnerships.
  • Communicate with schools and education providers. Follow up with schools regarding potential bookings. Manage bookings and scheduling of group visits.
  • Manage all aspects of the education programme, including liason with schools/teachers, delivery and evaluation of programmes, development and improvement of resource kits etc.
  • Promote the Aratoi education programme to education providers and the wider community.

Skills and experience

  • Knowledge of tikanga and te reo Māori, and the NZ curriculums would be an advantage.
  • Ability to work across all sectors (early childhood/primary/intermediate/secondary) would be essential.
  • A teaching certificate would be ideal and experience teaching art would be essential.

Contact Sarah McClintock, Director of Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History for more information and to apply for the role.

[email protected]
06 370 0001