Posted: Friday, May 22, 2020
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CERES School of Nature and Climate

Melbourne VIC, Australia
Part Time
Monday, June 15, 2020
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Online Education Coordinator

Posted: Friday, May 22, 2020
 Part Time
 Large scale

Position Description

CERES Community Environment Park is an award‐winning, not-for‐profit, environment park and urban farm located by the Merri Creek in East Brunswick, Melbourne. Once a landfill site and wasteland, today CERES is a thriving, vibrant community. With over 450,000 visitors a year, CERES is the most visited environmental centre in Australia.

Our vision is for everyone to fall in love with the Earth again. CERES is a place for community-based learning and action. Through this, we create better ways of living together in five areas: environmental, social, economic, cultural and spiritual. You can read more about CERES, our educational programs and other social enterprises on our website:

The CERES School of Nature and Climate is a response to the climate and ecological crisis. Our education offerings, including workshops, courses for adults and student & teachers programs, are designed to develop skills, leadership and resilience that will be needed in the coming decade. Our youth are now leading on climate action and it is our role to help give them knowledge and skills to make changes to their lives, communities and the systems that govern us. We strive to equip people to think differently, act for the planet and be resilient and responsive citizens. We do this through connecting to the learners’ hearts, sharing knowledge to get them to use their heads, and providing applied skills they can implement with their hands.

Position Purpose:

The Online Learning Coordinator will establish new online education platforms, equipment and programs for CERES School of Nature and Climate. They will coordinate CERES online learning, contribute to learning design, increase student engagement and evaluate the impact on learners.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Established a new platform for online learning and diversified our online learning offerings
  • Evaluation of increase in skills and capabilities of online learners
  • Increased community action focused on a just and sustainable future in our new online learning community

Key Selection Criteria:


  1. Adult or higher education learning design or delivery experience
  2. Understanding of current and best practice online learning design
  3. Experience in producing online learning content
  4. Proficiency in use of AV equipment, software and online platforms that are applicable for online learning
  5. Promotion and communications experience, e.g. social media and student engagement
  6. Project coordination experience
  7. Program evaluation design and practice


  1. Experience in online learning design for adults and/or school aged students
  2. Experience in environmental, cultural and/or social justice based education programs

To apply:

Please visit our website to view the full position description. Applications must be submitted via our website and should include the following as one document:

  • A cover letter addressed to Lorna Pettifer, Learning Innovation Director.
  • A statement addressing the key selection criteria from the position description
  • A current CV
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