Guide-Educator Role – Permanent Role

Ngāi Tahu Māori Rock Art Trust is currently seeking a positive and outgoing individual to fill a
Guide-Educator role at Te Ana Māori Rock Art Centre. The role will include the promotion of
our cultural education programme to schools throughout the district, developing new
modules for the school programme, helping with the Trust’s ecological restoration work at
Ōpihi, and guiding visitors at our rock art centre and out on site.

The successful applicant will showcase Ngāi Tahu culture and have a desire to continually
build and share their knowledge with people from all walks of life, from local
residents, school children, tour groups, and iwi members interested in reconnecting with
their heritage.

Confidence, and excellent people and communication skills, are required to excel in this role,
and an ability to deliver consistently high-quality visitor experiences.

Good organisational skills are required as well as a desire to build your knowledge of Ngāi
Tahu history and culture. Previous experience in guiding or the education sector would also
be an advantage, although full training will be given in these areas.

Guided tours are delivered both at Te Ana Māori Rock Art Centre and at rock art sites in the
district. You will need a current driver’s license (occasional use of your own vehicle), and a
good level of fitness and mobility. Use of Microsoft software an advantage.

Te Ana Māori Rock Art Centre is open five days a week, Tuesday to Saturday, applicants must
be willing to work Saturdays and public holidays, as required. A full driver’s licence and proven
record of work attendance are essential; applicants will be required to undergo police vetting
before an offer of employment is confirmed.

Applications close Friday 6th August 2021 and is open to New Zealand residents only. A full
Job description is available at (careers)
Please send both a cover letter and your CV to:
Te Ana Team Leader, 2 George St, Timaru or by email to