Overview

  • Casual position – Grade 2.2 ($39.90ph + Super)
  • Working in a dynamic high-achieving team
  • Cranbourne Gardens Location

About the Organisation

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria (RBGV) is one of the world’s leading botanic gardens and a centre of excellence for horticulture, science, public engagement, inclusion and learning.

At RBGV, our mission is to safeguard plants and plant knowledge for the wellbeing of people and the planet. We play a meaningful role in people’s everyday lives, offering extraordinary opportunities to engage with nature for mental, physical, social and community wellbeing. Our interpretation, research programs and living landscapes support visitors of all to ages to understand their role in protecting Victoria’s vital and fragile biodiversity and in creating a sustainable future for all. We are also a vital contributor to Melbourne as a resilient city, proudly supporting multiple tourism and hospitality businesses within our sites.

The Traditional Owners of the lands upon which we work and learn are the peoples of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future, and acknowledge traditional wisdom in plant, land and water management of this precious country for over 40000 years.

About the role

The Casual Learning Facilitator is responsible for developing and facilitating learning programs for audiences from 8 to 80 years at RBGV. Whilst engaged daily with school groups, the role will contribute to the delivery of engaging and culturally sensitive learning experiences more broadly, to ensure high quality learning outcomes and facilitate a deep understanding of the role individuals play in supporting community and environmental resilience. Knowledge of environmental science, horticulture, heritage, humanities and/or civics and citizenship is an essential element of the position.

About You

The successful candidate will ideally hold tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline, such as Science, Education, Horticulture or Humanities, or have demonstrated experience and knowledge within these areas. You will have experience in delivering effective, high-quality delivery of learning programs to diverse audiences, particularly working with early childhood groups, school groups, youth and/or families. Your knowledge and skills in environmental education, horticulture, plants and conservation will make you stand out, alongside your excellent communication and interpersonal skills. With a creative flair and willingness to try new ideas, you are now looking to join a thriving team in a casual, ongoing capacity.

How to Apply

All other key selection criteria can be found in the position description which is located under the attachments heading on the Victorian Government Careers website.

Enquiries can be directed by email to Trish Magree, Senior Learning Facilitator, at recruitment@rbg.vic.gov.au.

To apply for this role, please visit the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria’s website at http://www.rbg.vic.gov.au/about-us/job-opportunities or http://jobs.careers.vic.gov.au.

Applications will only be accepted via the Victorian Government website and must include a document responding to the key selection criteria as stated in the position description.

Applications close: Tuesday, 20 April 2021 at Midnight.

RBGV is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Our organisation is a proudly child safe organisation and committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.