Position Title: Learning and Engagement Officer
Remuneration Package: Salary of $72 000 pro-rata per annum, includes superannuation.
This is an initial 12-month contract, part-time 0.6 EFT (3 months’ probation)
Closing date for applications: Sunday 25th April, 11:59PM AEST


McClelland seeks an active and constructive team member at McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery as the Learning and Engagement Officer. In consultation with the Education and Programs Manager, the Learning and Engagement Officer will be responsible for supporting the delivery and coordination of McClelland’s programs and engaging with diverse audiences through a wide range of educational experiences.

McClelland’s program offerings include pre-school and school education programs, public programs, community engagement initiatives and special events. Our programs are designed to inspire wonder and curiosity and to develop visual arts appreciation, critical thinking, and creative practice through a variety of cultural and creative experiences, for all ages and backgrounds.

Reporting to the Education and Programs Manager, the key focus of this role will be the development and face-to-face delivery of the program for early learners, Senses.  The Senses program, primarily designed for 4-5 year old kindergarten children, aligns with the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework and introduces creative learning experiences in a natural bushland environment. Additionally, this role will provide ongoing administration and program coordination support to the Education and Programs team and be involved in working to develop and strengthen Schools’ engagement with McClelland.

The candidate will have experience and confidence working with young children and minors and will demonstrate knowledge of, and commitment to, child safety. This role also requires skills in the face-to-face delivery of programs as well as the development and administration of educational programs.


Applications must be submitted to the attention of Marie Allaman, Education and Programs Manager, preferably by email to

Or by post to: Marie Allaman, McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery, 390 McClelland Drive, Langwarrin VIC 3910

Application should include:

  • A current CV with the contact details of two professional referees
  • A cover letter addressing the Key Responsibilities outlined in the position description
  • Responses to the Key Selection Criteria demonstrating relevant examples of experience (the key selection criteria can be presented in the cover letter or separately).

Confidential telephone conversations to discuss this role can be arranged with the Education and Programs Manager. Please arrange this via email at the above address.

Application deadline: Sunday 25th April, 11:59PM AEST.

Interviews for this position are expected to take place at McClelland during the first week of May. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated to participate in the selection process and join McClelland, please indicate this in your application.