Director and CEO Flexible Learning Schools – Edmund Rice Education Australia Flexible Schools Ltd.

Brisbane, QLD

Five Year Contract + 5 years on review

EREA is partnering with Sheldon Harris for this appointment.


Edmund Rice Education Australia Ltd. (EREA Ltd.,) seeks to employ a significant leader as Director and CEO Flexible Learning Schools of EREA Flexible Schools Ltd.
EREA Ltd runs 31 mainstream schools, 22 Flexible Learning centres for students who benefit from an alternative method of learning and two special schools. We educate over 40,000 students and employ over 4,500 people with schools in every Australian state and territory.

And, EREA educates over 2,200 young people in 22 Flexible Learning Schools (12 based in Queensland and 10 other schools across Australia) and serves young people who experience complex educational, social or psychological situations which demand unique responses. They enable young people to engage in education in a supported learning environment through a methodology based on trauma informed practice, in which the principles of operation (Honesty, Respect, Participation, Safe & Legal) are embedded.

The Director and CEO Flexible Learning Schools will be a visionary leader with proven experience in developing a cohesive leadership team and will lead the change to transform the existing operations. The candidate will work and report to the EREA Flexible Schools Ltd Board to make critical strategic, organisational and on the ground decisions to ensure Flexi Schools are ready for the next ten years.

For further enquiries, including a detailed position description and key selection criteria, please email



All applicants will be subject to EREA and legislative screening procedures. These checks are consistent with EREA’s commitment to child protection policies and procedures.
Edmund Rice Education Australia is committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and young people.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
Edmund Rice Education Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.