Cadet - Executive Officer (XO)

Summer Hill Campus (Secondary Campus)  
Employment Type:
PP - Part-time Permanent  
Co-curricular - Cadets
Closing Date:

Trinity Grammar School is the largest Anglican Boys’ School in NSW with an enviable reputation and tradition for serving the educational needs of boys and young men. The Trinity Grammar School Cadet Unit (TGSCU) has a proud history of supporting the community and students as they grow in confidence and develop teamwork and leadership skills. 

We are seeking to appoint a collaborative Executive Officer (XO), to actively operate and develop the TGSACU programme. Reporting to the Officer Commanding, you will take the lead in driving the programme, with a focus on working flexibly within both the Cadet and School landscapes. You will focus on establishing positive relationships with stakeholders within Trinity, the AAC and at our partner school, Meriden, ensuring the smooth operation of cadet activities and events.

If you are keen to be challenged in a unique role, and work in varied environments, both internal and at offsite camps and events, this could be the opportunity for you. The successful candidate will have an adaptable mindset, take direction when needed, and be able to manage multiple demands in a flexible manner.

This is a part time (0.6FTE) position, with potential scope outside these parameters for additional employment within the school, either teaching or other duties.  The role would suit someone with school-based cadet unit experience and/or a military background. Candidates with either teaching or non-teaching backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • To manage and guide the TGSACU training programme. Plan, design, deliver and evaluate the cadet programme.
  • To manage and ensure compliance of the TGSACU activities, documentation and processes.
  • To oversee the logistical, communication and preparation aspects of significant TGSACU events.
  • To oversee the Unit Q Store and equipment, in line with TGSACU and AAC requirements.
  • Under direction of the Officer Commanding, manage the allocation of staff.
  • To manage the administrative duties and formal records of the TGSACU programme.
  • To liaise with the Co-curricular and the Campus Administration Departments, Meriden School and AAC, to ensure all information relating to Cadet activities has been identified, communicated and processes followed.
  • As required, attend relevant external meetings (Australian Army Cadets, RSL, School Based Units) and training courses.
  • When required, act as the point of contact and communicate with parents and cadets about the directions, priorities and initiatives of the TGSACU programme.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Strong relationship building and teamwork skills.
  • A flexible and adaptable response to work challenges.
  • A strong ability to problem solve, with high attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate in a professional and timely manner.
  • Developed organisation and administration ability.

In your application, please attach:

  • A covering letter and copy of your current Resume, including 2 professional references.
  • Your NSW Working with Children number (Must be employment status).
  • A valid First Aid Certificate (HLTAID011) and CPR Certificate (HLTAID009).
  • A Valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate or a COVID-19 vaccine medical contraindication exemption.

Have questions? – please contact Lisa Giurissevich, HR Generalist Sport & Co-curricular at Trinity Grammar School ( Please apply via the "Apply Now" link.  

The school will interview appropriate candidates as they apply. We look forward to hearing from you.