Ebert is a mathematics educator with experience of working in different contexts at both secondary school, further education and higher education levels. He started his professional journey as a mathematics teacher in secondary schools in Zimbabwe. In 1996 he joined Mutare Teachers’ College (Zimbabwe) as a mathematics lecturer rising to become Lecturer in Charge of developing the IT curriculum for the college. In 1999 he joined the Zimbabwe National Commission for UNESCO as Programme Officer in charge of a UNESCO sponsored project which aimed at introducing internet connectivity among five Initial Teacher Education providers in Zimbabwe (i.e. Mutare, Masvingo, Hillside; UCE and Belvedere). His passion for technology found resonance in his teaching of mathematics and influenced his research interests in the use of technology to enhance the teaching and learning of mathematics.
Prior to joining the University of Hull in November 2021, Ebert taught A Level Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Applied Mathematics for Level 3 Diploma in Business studies and Core Mathematics for 9 years at High Pavement Sixth Form Academy - Nottingham. Since joining the University of Hull, Ebert has worked as a mathematics educator, teaching and leading PGCE Secondary Mathematics and supervising students at higher degree levels. His research interests are in Mathematics education and technology enhanced learning.