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Evaluator - George Town

Beacon Foundation

Beacon Foundation (“Beacon”) seeks to better support young people to successfully transition from education to meaningful employment. We do this by bringing together business, industry, schools and the wider community to build real life education experiences. These experiences support young people to be ready for the future world of work.

We are seeking a highly organised and efficient Evaluator to enable Collective ed. site- George Town to generate rapid learning, and act on this learning to inform strategy, through asking evaluative questions, applying evaluation logic and gathering and reporting evaluation data.

About the role:

Helping more young people to finish Year 12 is the goal of Beacon’s Collective ed. project. This project is a unique platform to lead a place-based change initiative, centred on school engagement and pathways post-school.

In this role you will work closely with the Collective ed. team and statewide support team to monitor and evaluate the school-based and community-based initiatives that Collective ed. helps to implement and contribute to the gathering, interpretation and sharing of data in a way that makes sense to the community and enables a nimble response across the community network. You will also undertake and support analysis of the data collected and present it in audience-appropriate, powerful ways to site teams, the Evaluation Lead and key partners through dashboards, reports, participatory meetings and other relevant methods.

To be successful in this position, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in related field
  • Experience in research and evaluation methods
  • Experience in working collaboratively with communities and key partners
  • Experience communicating complex ideas to a broad audience
  • Understanding of, or experience in, working with complex community issues.
  • Knowledge of the Collective Impact approach.

Based in George Town, this is a part-time position on a fixed-term contract until 31 December 2021 with five weeks’ annual leave, employee assistance program and generous salary packaging under our PBI status in addition to training and a competitive market salary.

A position description is attached.

For further information about the role, please contact Amy Jaffer, HR Coordinator, at recruitment@beaconfoundation.org.au using the subject line: Evaluator enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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