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Agricultural Education Officer (Secondary Focus)
Permanent Full Time Role, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127

  • Full-time permanent position 
  • Work with a dynamic educational team
  • Combine agriculture, education & events in one exciting role

Are you a natural organiser with a passion for agricultural education? Assist in delivering a range of educational services for the Sydney Royal Easter Show and the RAS


About the role...

A fantastic opportunity exists to join the Agricultural Development team that supports the delivery of the Royal Agricultural Society’s core charter.


Working closely with the Agricultural Development team members, you will be responsible for delivering a growing year-round education program for the RAS as well as working towards coordinating the Sydney Royal Easter Show (SRES) Schools and Out of School Hours (OOSH) Programs.


Reporting to the Manager, Agricultural Development, you will assist in the delivery of a range of services including, but not limited to:

  • Coordinate an RAS agricultural educational program to engage and educate school teachers and students year-round, including the development and delivery of content for excursions and incursions;
  • Assist with the development of an interactive education program for the future permanent RAS education site;
  • Present opportunities to research, develop and present new education initiatives and programs to the Agricultural Development team and RAS management;
  • Develop, review and update secondary resource materials across a range of subjects ensuring they are syllabus linked;
  • Coordinate the SRES Schools and OOSH programs, including the logistics, contracting, payment and equipment/consumables required for school and OOSH sessions at the Show;
  • Provide administration support for the RAS educational program. This includes distributing information to the schools database, taking and processing excursion bookings, receiving school enquiries via phone and email and coordinating school excursions;
  • Field all school and teacher enquiries regarding the SRES Schools and OOSH programs and assist with the ticket booking process and distribution of tickets.


About you...

  • Tertiary qualifications in Secondary Education (preferably Agriculture/Science)
  • Proven teaching experience across multiple subject areas
  • Proven experience developing resources and implementing educational initiatives
  • Proven experience utilising your creative skills for resource development
  • Demonstrable experience building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong experience in administration and coordination of tasks
  • Proven experience meeting tight deadlines
  • Experience in project and/or event management experience
  • Strong interest in Agriculture and Agricultural Education highly desirable
  • Experience working in small and large teams
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Have excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Be energetic and committed
  • Be legally entitled to live & work in Australia.
  • Be willing to undertake a police clearance check if required
  • Current and Valid NSW Working With Children’s Check (WWCC)


About us…

The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) manages the Sydney Royal Easter Show, Sydney Royal competitions, the RAS Foundation, Australasian Animal Registry and the Sydney Showground. The RAS has a team of over 130 full-time staff – and an indispensable pool of casual staff - who work on the Easter Show, events at the Sydney Showground and other activities and events. 


The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW organises events, and competitions, acts as a guardian for the state’s agricultural heritage, celebrates Australia’s achievements in agriculture and works to promote the viability of rural communities by ensuring that Australia remains a thriving and innovative agricultural producer.


How to Apply… 
Please complete the requested work history & education information on the application page. This is to assist us in assessing your suitability for this role. 






No recruitment agencies please


Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity!!


We thank you for your interest in the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW and Sydney Showground and look forward to receiving your application. 

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