Realise your potential and have serious fun doing it!

Across Australia, the Affinity Learning Academy supports our people to complete further training and development, so they can reach their full potential. 
 
Our award-winning approach enables people to study where they work, supported by dedicated Development Coaches, and a team who are 100% behind them. 
 
The Affinity Learning Academy will support you to achieve more than you ever thought possible. 

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Supporting our people every step of the way

  • ​Development Coaches visit you at your place of work
  • Fully funded course fees to complete your Cert III or Diploma 
  • Course resources provided at no cost
  • Flexible hours during exam time
  • Paid study time
  • Range of job opportunities upon course completion


 

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care

Looking to develop your early childhood education skills? The Affinity Learning Academy and our preferred Registered Training Organisations providers will support you through a range of introductory qualifications to prepare you for impacting little lives. The first step of our career in early childhood education: a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.
Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care

Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care

Diploma-qualified educators play a valuable role in the implementation of our research-based approach to early education. 

In each childcare centre, kindergarten or preschool our Diploma-qualified people are Room Leaders, Group Leaders, Educational Leaders and other vital roles.  
 
Completing a Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care prepares you for the role you’ll play in supporting children's growth and development in their earliest years.
Affinity Education Teacher Scholarship Pathway

Affinity Education Teacher Scholarship Pathway

For educators and managers who demonstrate dedication and quality performance in their roles, the Teacher Scholarship Pathway offers a fully-funded pathway to completing their Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and becoming an Early Childhood Teacher. 
 
Once you complete the application process with Affinity Education and are approved, you will receive a sponsorship to complete your Bachelor of Early Childhood Education. Scholarships are available at a number of universities around Australia.
  • "Affinity Education is a supportive, professional company that really values their staff and the quality of care provided. Would highly recommend to anyone who is looking for employment or childcare for their children."
  • "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."
FAQ

Studying with Affinity

What career growth is available with Affinity Education?
At Affinity Education, our team of early childhood professionals are committed to the education and development of the children in their care. In turn, we support our staff with personalised career pathways. Whether you want to become a Centre Manager, Quality Advisor, or something else, our award-winning People & Culture team will support you each step of the way.

 
How do I apply for a job with Affinity Education?
We are always looking for people who are living the team spirit! Discover our current opportunities or get in touch with our People & Culture team today for a confidential career discussion. 
What benefits does Affinity Education offer employees?

We are proud to offer an extensive program of employee benefits. Some of these include: 

  • Personalised career development opportunities 

  • Opportunity to study an early childhood qualification through the Affinity Learning Academy  

  • Scholarship opportunities to study a bachelor's degree in early childhood education 

  • Staff discount program for Affinity Education centres 

  • Dedicated Centre Support Office to help you reach your business, compliance and educational goals 

  • A generous employee referral program 

  • Supplied uniforms 

  • Recognition program and annual Centre Manager conference