Museum Educator (Occasional)

Aga Khan Museum

Description

The Aga Khan Museum connects cultures and communities through the arts. The Museum’s mission is to spark wonder, curiosity, and understanding of Muslim cultures and their connection with other cultures.

The Toronto-based museum promotes pluralism through art, storytelling, and enlightened encounters, across cultures. Using traditional and contemporary art as well as performing arts as a force for positive change, the Museum’s vision is to impact lives and contribute to more inclusive and peaceful societies. The Museum acts as a global learning hub, playing a unique, pivotal role in building connections between people and communities locally, nationally, and internationally.

Purpose of Position

Reporting to the Education and Public Engagement Manager, the Museum Educator will be responsible for delivering on-site and online educational Museum programs for visitors of all ages including school visits; gallery programs for the general public; and outreach programs for schools and communities in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). In addition, under the direction of the Education and Public Engagement Manager, the Museum Educator may be assigned to specific projects for the development of program content for school visit programs, curriculum resources, gallery programs, outreach programs and training material.

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Deliver online and on-site educational Museum programs, tours, and workshops for all ages (including visiting classes of Kindergarten to Grade Twelve students, College and University classes, and Museum visitors).
  • Deliver outreach visits to schools and communities in the GTA.
  • Assist in the development of educational programs, as needed.
  • Assist in the training of Education Volunteers (content development and delivery).
  • Plan and facilitate day-to-day program requirements, including supplies, and room set-upand clean-up.
  • Liaise with departmental staff for school bookings, supplies orders and reports.
  • Support opportunistic and last-minute program arrangements, assisting with location set-ups and program preparation, as and when required to do so
  • Any other tasks assigned by the line manager.

 

To apply, email your details to akm.hr@akdn.org

Please send your cover letter and resume to [email protected] by June 21, 2024. Please note this is an ongoing position. The Museum thanks all those who apply, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that the Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fair and accessible employment practices.  Upon request, suitable accommodations are available under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act for applicants invited to an interview.


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