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JOBS: Head of Education & Learning, 1 Year Mat Leave Placement, AGA, Apply by: Mar 26

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Art Gallery of AlbertaJob Opportunity,  Head of Education & Learning — 1 Year Mat Leave Placement – AGA

Application deadline: Sunday, March 26 at 5pm

The Head of Education & Learning is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Education unit at the Art Gallery of Alberta including: the development and administration of AGA school and studio-based learning programs, project management and associated research. The Head of Education & Learning will be able to communicate a sense of the goals of the AGA and the role it plays within its community. They will have a general knowledge of the Gallery’s collection and exhibition program, with more detailed experience working with school and education programs.

  • Overall conceptual development and implementation of school and studio learning programs.
  • Hire, train and assess Education Staff;
  • Develop and script an annual program of exhibition-based tours for school groups (grades K-12)
  • Develop studio-based learning programs for children, youth and adults.
  • Develop, coordinate and administrate variety of education programs that include: teacher training programs, Teachers Advisory Committee, AGA Museum School, the AGA Children’s Gallery,
  • Organize select education-based community outreach initiatives
  • Coordinate educational weekend family programs and events
  • University degree in art history and/or art education with a strong knowledge of art history and current issues in contemporary art
  • Capable of independent academic research, preparing public presentations and contributing to the development and implementation of educational programming
  • Strong public speakers
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • The ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of the Alberta public school curriculum, art education
  • Previous experience working with children and youth in an educational capacity

 

Applications should be sent to:
careers@youraga.ca
Attn: Dara Armsden, Head of Education & Learning
Art Gallery of Alberta
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB T5J 2C1

Application deadline: Sunday, March 26 at 5pm

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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