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Energy and Climate Change Educator

CERES Community Environment Park
  • Work in a beautiful and unique location with a supportive team for Victoria’s leading environmental education organisation
  • Use your knowledge of the causes of and solutions to climate change to inspire primary and secondary school students in this casual position
  • Be offered between two and five teaching shifts a week depending on bookings


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.

About School Programs - Incursions and Excursions

CERES Excursions and Incursions team have been delivering environmental and cultural education programs to students and adults for over 35 years. Each year we reach over 62,000 people who come to CERES for education programs and tours. CERES Incursion staff visit over 13,000 students in schools delivering sustainability and cultural incursion and leadership programs. The team has nine permanent staff and a pool of 30+ casual educators. Our wide range of programs connect students to the natural world with an emphasis on achievable actions to environmental problems.

What we offer

  • The opportunity to use your knowledge about climate change to inspire students across Melbourne to have a genuine and positive impact on the future of the planet
  • A unique location with strong links to sustainability and community
  • An excellent team of passionate and experienced individuals to work with
  • Staff discounts across our many enterprises

What we are looking for

We are seeking someone with experience in delivering education programs to school students (primary and secondary).

Do you have a good understanding of climate change, its causes, impacts and solutions? Are you approachable with excellent communication skills? We need someone to deliver our climate and energy programs to school groups in a compassionate and professional manner, and work as part of the team to help things run smoothly.

Through our excursion and incursion programs we nurture skills, understanding, and a love for nature in thousands of hearts, minds and hands. If this is what you want to do too, then apply now.


How to apply

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

  1. A statement addressing the key selection criteria from the position description addressed to Chloe Horner, School Programs Manager - Incursions and Excursions
  2. A current CV

Applications must be received by 9am Monday 9th March 2020 to be considered. Interviews will be held mid-March

CERES is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. We actively encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from CALD backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ people, people with disability and others who have diverse experiences of our world to apply for this opportunity. CERES believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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