(Attendance to Quarterly Meetings and Ad Hoc Support Required)
Elucidate Education is a not-for-profit organisation with a mission of ensuring that every Australian student has the support they need to achieve. We achieve this through providing a free learning platform and equitable textbooks to support students throughout their learning journey.
With over 23,000 Australian users, four published textbooks, and a team of over 50 volunteers across Perth and Melbourne, Elucidate is one of the fastest growing volunteer run organisations in Australia.
About the Opportunity
As Elucidate is a not-for-profit organisation we rely on the generosity of support from donors and volunteers. Elucidate is calling on interest from qualified educators who are passionate about supporting our work and our mission of ensuring all students have the support they need to achieve, to join our Education Advisory Board (“EAB”).
We are seeking qualified educators from one or more of the following backgrounds:
Science (Chemistry / Physics / Biology)
Humanities (Modern History / Economics)
Business (Business Management and Enterprise / Accounting)
English (English / Literature)
We are also looking for individuals with experience in the following areas to join the Education Advisory Board. Individuals from these backgrounds are not required to have a teaching degree:
Special needs and disabilities learning
Online / distance learning
Educational administration / government
Roles and Responsibilities
The role is a low-commitment but critical role to defining our learning strategy. In this role, the Education Advisory Board (“EAB”) will meet 4 - 5 times a year with the management team to report with the following purposes:
For Elucidate to report on the progress of development of educational content in the related subject areas;
For the EAB to provide feedback on ways to improve the existing content and advice and guidance on content development;
For the EAB to provide guidance on future syllabus changes that may impact educational content delivery; and
For the EAB to provide feedback on how Elucidate is being used in a classroom setting.
Outside of the scheduled EAB meetings, Elucidate may from time to time reach out to potential members of the EAB on the following:
To provide ad hoc advice on newly developed teaching content; or
For the EAB to provide introductions to potential partners / networks that may support specific education projects.
What’s In It For You?
While this is a voluntary role, if successful, you’ll play a part in shaping our charity’s learning content development to support more than 23,000 Australian users and 82,000 users worldwide with free learning. In addition, Elucidate will provide:
Opportunity to make a large-scale education contribution at an EdTech startup with a social mission of delivering free learning content for all Australian students;
Meeting other like minded teachers in the profession;
Be eligible for the opportunity to join the Board of Directors;
Be invited to the annual Elucidate celebration event and meet other volunteers and supporters.
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit a short application on the Elucidate website (link)
After the online application, selected candidates will have a short virtual conversation before being eligible to join the EAB.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out for a discussion through the contact details below.