Careers at CEDP


Thank you for your interest in applying for a position with Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP). We welcome passionate individuals to share our commitment to serving children and young people in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains.

At any given time, we may have a variety of primary, secondary and specialist teaching roles available across our 80 schools as well as non-teaching positions in schools and our central office that support the delivery of innovative learning and teaching to around 43,500 students.

Our aim is to ensure our schools are the first choice for families, students and staff.

Check out our current opportunities below.

Leader of Learning Pathways & Partnerships - 2PT Coordinator

Apply now Job no: 503698
Work type: ongoing full-time
Location: Catherine McAuley - Westmead
Categories: Teaching, Other

As part of the mission of the Catholic Schools Diocese of Parramatta Limited (CSDPL) and Catherine McAuley Westmead, the Pathways and Partnerships Coordinator is accountable for guiding students in preparation for learning and work post-school and establishing and developing strategic partnerships with business, tertiary and community stakeholders to enhance the learning of students. This role, and its specific key accountabilities, are informed by, and responsive to the needs of the students of Catherine McAuley, Westmead and the demands of the contemporary environment in which they are educated. The development of this role has been underpinned by Professor Peter Shergold’s report Looking to the Future: Report of the review of senior secondary pathways into work, further education and training, as well as diocesan perspectives into the school’s development of pathways for students and partnerships with external businesses and academic partners.

The Leader of Learning Pathways and Partnerships is both a teaching position with a 0.5 time allocation and is responsible for, but not limited by: 

  • Overseeing and coordinating Vocational Education and Training (VET) subjects, including supporting VET teachers and students, and liaising with the Diocesan Leader of Learning VET

  • Seeking and facilitating academic partnerships between students enrolled at school and  external academic institutions, and working with relevant Leaders of Learning to do so

  • Seek and facilitate workplace partnerships between students enrolled at school and external businesses and other organisations, working with relevant Leaders of Learning to do so

  • Facilitating and supporting the identification and transition of students into various post-school options through tailored career guidance; including tertiary organisations, traineeships and apprenticeships

  • Facilitating the subject selection processes with the Director of Studies and relevant Wellbeing or Curriculum Leaders of Learning

  • Identifying individual student pathways in collaboration with relevant leaders of learning and coaching students through a strengths-based process for making decisions about post-school options.

  • Engaging in professional learning that ensures students are provided with up to date information on recruitment trends and employment growth opportunities.

  • Coordinating learning events and showcases around pathways, careers and post-school opportunities

  • Developing and regularly evaluating strategic, mutually beneficial relationships with tertiary, industry, business, government and other community stakeholders for the purpose of enhancing student learning. 

  • Ensuring appropriate structures, processes, contractual arrangements and accountability mechanisms to manage and measure the success of partnerships

  • Coordinating work experience for students where appropriate.

Applicants will hold, or be willing to undertake a Career Industry Council of Australia (CICA) approved qualification in career development. As in a Graduate Certificate of Education (Career Development)

This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children.

CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

Successful Candidates for all positions at CEDP must have a valid Working With Children Check. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian here.


How to Apply

Candidates should download the position description and read the candidate information guide on how to submit applications. Please state which role you are applying for in your covering letter.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a working with childrens' check. For more information please contact

Position Description

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