About Us

Catholic schools have been delivering excellence in education to Sydney school students for 200 years. Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) continues to be a thriving and growing contemporary educational community with over 150 schools, more than 71,000 students, 10,000 staff and a large alumni community.

About The Role

Reporting to the Manager: VET and Applied Learning, the position of Apprenticeship-Traineeship and Work Integrated Learning Coordinator is responsible for facilitating the pathways for Secondary students year 10 to year 12, from school to employment and further studies. The role will support the Sydney Catholic Schools strategic improvement plan by promoting, recruiting, coordinating and monitoring School Based Apprenticeship Traineeships (SBAT) and opportunities for Work Integrated Learning(WIL).

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • grow and promote the number of SBAT and WIL pathways undertaken by Stage 5 and Stage 6 students in SCS and generate a pipeline of potential partnerships
  • coordinate the school based apprenticeships for SBATs Year 10, 11 and 12 high school students in NSW
  • proactively source available apprenticeships from local companies and promote them through secondary colleges
  • develop and maintain partnerships with industry and businesses to provide vocational training opportunities for students in Catholic schools across the Archdiocese
  • negotiate partnerships with other RTOs to deliver training for SBATs and clear articulation pathways to further post-school study
  • in partnership with the Team Manager, develop effective marketing materials and strategies that ensure all SCS students can access alternative pathways for learning
  • monitor quality assurance of all SBATs and WIL arrangements to ensure regulatory compliance and maximum benefit to student work-based learning and transition
  • maintain up to date knowledge of NSW Department of Industry SBAT regulations and specific requirements of the Vocational Training Order (VTO)
  • maintain clear and accurate records of SBATs and employer networks and provide reports as required
  • support and monitor schools in meeting their Duty of Care requirements for SBATs and WIL placements
  • train employees on the fundamental details of the process and ensure training providers have a sound understanding of what to deliver for the trainee and that content aligns with the strategic priorities
  • provide leadership, direction, advice and support for critical contacts in TTC/TSCs to ensure consistency and best practice across TTCs, TSCs and SCS Colleges
  • provide mentoring and support to build the capacity of Careers Advisers and VET Coordinators in systemic and congregational schools to arrange and manage SBATs in their school
  • ensure compliance with legislation, organisation and industry standards, regulations and procedures that will deliver optimal training outcomes. 

About You

To be considered for this role, you will have the following experience, skills and knowledge:

  • relevant Tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience
  • a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • demonstrated success improving student outcomes
  • ability to articulate contemporary educational trends in both local and broader contexts
  • high order written, oral and presentation skills
  • current driver’s licence
  • willingness to respect, support and uphold the mission, ethos and teachings of the Catholic Church and the values of Sydney Catholic Schools.

What We Offer

  • annual salary of $124,243 + super and salary packaging
  • flexible working arrangements/ hybrid workplace
  • a supportive and professional team. 

Application Process 

To apply for this position please click on the APPLY button and follow the prompts.

To support your application, you will be required to provide:

  • current resume
  • cover letter. 

If you encounter technical issues or for any general enquiries please contact the People & Culture Services team on (02) 9568 8297 (8am-5pm Mon-Fri).

Working With Children Check (WWCC)
This role is classified as child-related work and therefore requires a WWCC clearance prior to commencement of employment.

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