Director of Education

At Education Perfect, we believe that education has the power to change the world. Our mission is to maximise every student’s potential. As an EPeep, you’ll work on projects that have a real impact on students’ lives and have the freedom, support and resources you need to develop your skills and grow your career.

We are looking for a Director of Education to join our team and lead the development and implementation of a comprehensive learning vision and strategy. As the driving force behind EP’s educational impact, you will lead our team to define engaging learning materials, stay informed about global education trends, and foster innovation in learning methodologies.You will be an expert in learning science and will foster a shift to applying this lens to everything we do. 

This role is based in Sydney, Australia. If you are currently based outside of Australia, we are still interested in talking with you about this role. We will offer relocation support to Australia for the successful applicant. 

What you will do:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive global learning vision and strategy including the facilitation of clear strategic objectives and key results.
  • Lead a team of curriculum specialists and educational experts to define our model for engaging and globally relevant learning and assessment materials including roadmap priorities for content development, ensuring alignment with our target markets, curriculum standards and diverse learning frameworks.
  • Understand commercial drivers and market competition and make decisions that maximise value for EP and our customers.
  • Be a thought leader by staying informed about global education trends, curriculum frameworks and government guidelines.
  • Build ongoing connections with users: students, teachers, school leaders, and parents.
  • Develop and maintain a deep understanding of both qualitative and quantitative insights into our product, content and user needs.
  • Be the voice of EP’s educational impact, providing thought leadership and evangelism on how EP utilises the latest in learning science best practises and aligns to pedagogical frameworks.
  • Build and lead a team of learning and curriculum specialists, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration and providing mentorship, guidance, and professional development opportunities 
  • Establish and maintain a robust quality assurance model for learning materials, including ongoing assessment and research to enhance the quality standard

About you:

  • Senior level experience as a K-12 educator
  • Experience with educational pedagogy and curriculum models in North America
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing global learning strategies.
  • Deep understanding of education trends, curriculum frameworks, and learning science research. You may come from an academic background and have already made a move into the tech world. 
  • Experience in leading teams, setting a clear direction and fostering a culture of innovation and collaboration.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to articulate educational impact and thought leadership.
  • Familiarity with e-learning technologies and a track record of driving innovation in education technology.

Equitable opportunities, growth, and development lie at the heart of how we work at EP. We understand that not all applicants may possess all the following attributes so if you think you have what it takes, but are not sure you check every box, we still want to hear from you.

What we offer:

  • Three extra days of holiday/annual leave during our end of year shut down period, parental leave top ups and a community service day
  • Wellness allowance to use on anything to support your mental and physical wellness
  • Reimbursement of childcare costs of $50 per week per preschool aged child
  • EAP with unlimited sessions
  • Employee Equity Bonus Plan
  • Employee referral program – $2000 when you refer a new team member
  • Ongoing professional development, including opportunities to develop your career into other areas of our business and access to EPs Learning Hub 
  • EP support groups – Mana Wahine, DEI, Environmental Impact and Wellness Committees
  • The opportunity to work within a growing global business with Diversity Works accreditation, Carbon Net Zero, BCorp status, Digital Promise certification, and an unwavering commitment to our mission, people, and community

We celebrate individuality, value diversity, and understand that flexible and remote work opportunities enable our team members to work in a way that fosters creativity and inspires individual brilliance. When you work with us, you’re not just joining a company – you’re joining a team united by the desire to make a difference.