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Senior Projects Officer

About Equal Ed:

Equal Ed is a social enterprise that provides a variety of services to schools, non-profits and local government. Equal Ed aims to:

1.    Empower individuals through increasing access to learning and development opportunities, and

2.    Strengthen communities through delivering innovative and people-centred services and solutions


Our work is currently split into 3 main divisions:

  • Strategy & Consulting 

  • Programs

  • Education Technology


Our staff will have the opportunity to take on project rotations across all 3 divisions depending on their interests, skills and the needs of each division.

Role Overview:

Equal Ed is a social enterprise committed to making education more accessible to those in our community. We provide a range of services both directly to young people and to organisations working with young people. From social impact consulting to workshop design and delivery, this role will provide opportunities for you to:

  • Work on a variety of projects across Equal Ed’s services. This may include:

    • Community Strengthening Projects

    • Consulting and co-design projects for councils & NGOs

    • Academic Support Programs

    • Secondary School Workshops (Mental Health & Goal Setting)

  • Lead other team members and provide guidance and mentorship where appropriate to effectively deliver on Equal Ed’s services

  • From time-to-time, assign tasks to other team members and review key deliverables under the guidance of your direct report

  • Facilitate team discussions to generate ideas on design and implementation

  • Liaise with partners, clients and stakeholders to ensure the effective delivery of projects

  • Work with staff and volunteers from other projects and portfolios and teams to ensure effective operations and delivery of projects

  • Actively provide feedback on Equal Ed’s processes and current delivery models to help management continually refine best practices

Who you'll work with:

  • Junior projects team members and/or young people with lived-experience

  • Directly report to team leaders of projects

Who We're Looking For:

Equal Ed aims to create an environment that encourages innovation and creativity and provides the freedom for teams to design and implement the solutions and programs that they feel best meets the needs of our clients and communities.

Furthermore, you’ll have relatively large flexibility on when, where and how you work based on what you feel will most effectively help you and your team reach your goals.

As such, some traits that are highly valued at Equal Ed include:

  • Strong accountability and a growth mindset

  • Ability to analyse problems holistically

  • Ability to both use and show clear logic and reason

  • Strong communication skills and empathy

  • Strong ability to work in a team

  • High Adaptability

Some previous experience (1-5yrs) in the community impact space preferred but not essential.

Application Process:

  1. Submit an online application (15-20mins process, no cover letter or resume required).

  2. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to participate in an online interview/selection process

  3. Final round applicants will be invited to meet in-person with the Managing Director and other team members

  4. Successful applicants will be notified of their outcome by end of September 2022

Remuneration & Time Commitment:



$75,000 (pro rata) + 10.5% Superannuation

Time Commitment:

0.5 - 0.8 FTE (part-time & casual arrangements available)

10 month contracted term with potential to extend

Deadline: September 16, 2022.

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