Executive Assistant – Liberating Education

EREA National Office, Richmond VIC

Immediate start available


Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) is a National Not-for-Profit Organisation, responsible for the governance and administration of 55 Catholic schools in the Edmund Rice tradition across Australia.

The successful candidate will be part of a supportive team at the EREA National Office and undertake rewarding work which positively impacts the education of over 39,000 young people across Australia. The EREA National Office is located in Central Richmond, only a 5-minute walk from East Richmond Station, 10-minute walk from Richmond Station and just minutes from trams on Church Street, Swan Street and Bridge Road.



EREA is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Executive Assistant to provide high level administrative support to the Liberating Education team. The successful candidate will be a valued member of the EREA National Office team and work closely to support the National Director – Liberating Education and members of the Liberating Education team.

The Liberating Education Team is responsible for the development and implementation of formation and liberating education initiatives in EREA schools across Australia.


To succeed in the role you will have:

*Relevant experience in administration, management and/or Catholic education

*A strong work ethic

*A courteous, engaging and efficient manner

*A high level of skills in organisation and administration

*The ability to work collaboratively in a team

*Effective verbal and written communication skills

*Effective time management, achieving deadlines and follow up of actions

*Competency in using Microsoft software (and in learning to use new software)

*Confidence to seek out information/ raw data on topics as requested

*Competency in arranging meetings/events

*Consistency and a strong attention to detail.

An Applicant Information Package, including the Position Description, can be obtained below or by contacting Madison McQuiggan on (03) 9426 3205 or recruitment@erea.edu.au.



Applications can be addressed to Dr Craig Wattam, EREA Executive Director, and emailed to recruitment@erea.edu.au. Please include a Cover Letter, outlining your interest in and suitability for the position (no more than 2 pages) and CV.

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. The successful candidate must retain a valid Working With Children Check.




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.