Early Childhood Teacher

Our Early Childhood Teachers are highly respected professionals with access to career support, training, collaboration and further opportunities.

Working as an Early Childhood Teacher with Affnity Education means a holding a highly respected position which offers you the chance to enjoy job flexibility, creativity and serious fun, every single day.

Your role will include opportunities to

  • Motivate and lead a team of educators in our School Readiness Kindergarten or Preschool rooms.
  • Participate in paid non-contact time.
  • Engage in a national community of practice connecting Affinity's Early Childhood Teachers across Australia.
  • Access online learning and regular workshops and coaching sessions led by Affinity's Education Team.
  • Develop a lifelong love of learning through child-led enquiy and investigation approaches.
  • Communicate and collaborate with families to help each child reach their full potential. 
  • Form connections with local primary schools and positive experiences within communities.
  • Design, implement and evaluate educational programs for children, allowing for the unique and individual interests and strengths of each child.
  • Support your centre to Meet and Exceed the National Quality Standards

At Affinity, we know high quality Early Childhood Teachers are critical in guiding and supporting children through their formative years. We seek university-qualified professionals who are passionate about engaging learning programs that establish a strong foundation of language, numeracy, motor and social skills, which will be the foundation of all future learning.


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More about Early Childhood Teachers

What does an Early Childhood Teacher do?
As an Early Childhood Teacher, you will play a critical role in guiding and supporting children through Affinity’s research-driven Lifelong Learning Approach. Each day is different, but you will create engaging learning programs and become the key contact for educators in your room.
What qualifications are required for the role?
  • An Early Childhood Degree or ACECQA-approved equivalent qualification (or currently studying with 50% completion minimum)
  • Relevant teachers’ registration (if applicable)
  • Relevant State-based Working with Children’s Check 
  • Current first aid certificate (including asthma and anaphylactic training) or willingness to obtain
How do you support employees undertaking qualifications?
Each employee undertaking qualifications with The Affinity Learning Academy is supported with on-the-job coaching, subsidised funding, access to professional development opportunities through our online hub, comprehensive development plans, and more.
  • "Affinity is a great company to work for and offers so much support and opportunity to grow. I love coming to work each day to a great team of leaders and educators! "
  • "Working with Affinity has been a great experience for me and my career, as I started my first job with Affinity and I am still working with them. I have been working with Affinity for more than three years now and I still love my job. Such a great company. "
  • "I have worked for a lot of different companies, however I find Affinity Education to be the best with work/home-life balance. Affinity understands the roles of working mothers. "
  • "A huge thank you to Affinity Education for all of the amazing opportunities that are presented to every educator. I wouldn’t be in the position I am now without your full support! "
  • "I enjoy working for this company so much! Only place I’ve worked for that encourages a healthy work/life balance as well as seeing their educators better themselves academically. "
  • "Affinity is the best company to work for, with so many different opportunities available for career progression. If you want somewhere where you don’t just feel as though you are a number, and love what you do, Affinity Education is where you are able to shine. "
  • "The ability to reach and achieve your full potential, with the benefits of an amazing Centre Support Office team who will guide and support you in your role! "
  • "Affinity education group is the MOST supportive company I have ever worked for. I started with Affinity doing my diploma as assistant educator, then become Lead Educator, then assistant manager then became Centre Manager. I LOVE coming to work I walk in with a smile and walk out with a smile."