Partnerships and Pathways Coach

Job Title: Partnerships and Pathways Coach
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$91482 - AU$113118 per annum
Start Date:
Reference: TRD-2024-874_1717736795
Contact Name: Anna Jackson
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 07, 2024

Job Description

Tradewind are seeking a passionate and dedicated Partnerships and Pathways Coach to join a co-educational K-12 Catholic school in Marsden Park. The role will focus on establishing and developing strategic partnerships with business, tertiary and community stakeholders to enhance the learning of students as well as coaching students in preparation for learning and work post school. This is a Professional Officer role working Monday to Friday, 48 weeks per calendar year.

Main Duties:

  • Work closely with in school coaches, teachers and leaders to provide students with the opportunities to connect with tertiary organisations, businesses and other groups.
  • Organise events to expand opportunities for students.
  • Develop connections with local and global businesses to
    • enable students to engage in meaningful internships where they can learn about the world of work from practitioners and experts in the field.
    • work with our students on various in-school projects.
    • conduct presentations about their work and the employment opportunities in their field.
    • present students with a real-world, complex problem from their field or their current work, host innovation fairs and assist with in-school entrepreneur clubs.
    • liaise with other CEDP Partnerships Network regarding partnership arrangements.
  • Establish direct entry arrangements with tertiary partners which acknowledge (other than ATAR) pathways including online folios of work, micro-credentialing and diploma courses.
  • Regularly communicate to students and families about the opportunities and new pathways for post school life which challenge stereotypes, both gender and socio economic.
  • Develop and establish a network which uses the skills and capabilities of the parent and wider community to assist in both Colleges' commitment to multiple post school pathways.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Degree qualifications in a relevant discipline such as education, vocational education, business or development
  • Demonstrated experience of building strategic partnerships
  • Experience in a school/educational setting advantageous
  • Working with Children Check
  • Driver's licence
  • Have unrestricted working rights in Australia

The School:

  • Co-educational K-12 Catholic College
  • 1750 students from Kindergarten to year 12
  • Modern learning spaces

Why work with Tradewind?

The Benefits:

  • Work with an organisation that is relentless in securing quality opportunities in a personalised way
  • Relevant and real information about roles
  • No joining fees/other fees
  • Resume and Key Selection Criteria assistance
  • Interview tips and preparation provided
  • Professional development by two Principal mentors on a consistent basis

Tradewind Australia is a specialist, education recruitment agency and is the preferred supplier of teachers for many schools across the greater Melbourne / Sydney region. We have a strong reputation for providing high-calibre teachers with fantastic contract opportunities and helping them to pursue rewarding careers. Our aim is to cultivate an excellent ongoing relationship with you throughout your growing career.

How to apply:

To apply, follow the link provided or apply on our website

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact the Education Permanent Team on (03) 9110-0091


We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the organisations we partner with, and the people they support. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds and people with disability and lived experience to apply.

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