Education & Quality at Affinity

A national team dedicated to achieving excellence - that’s The Affinity Way. As a Centre Manager, educator or teacher, be supported to deliver outstanding professionalism.


Australia’s leading private early education provider

In 2023 Affinity Education Group achieved recognition as Australia’s leading private early education provider, with more than 90% of our early education and care centres being rated as Meeting or Exceeding the Australian National Quality Framework for Early Education and Care.

“Through our rigorous and deep focus on quality, Affinity Education offers dedicated early education and care professionals a supported environment in which to navigate the National Quality Standards and to achieve excellence in their practice.” Jodie McClelland, National Head of Quality. 

Affinity Education Group’s National Quality Team is available 24/7 to our Centre Managers and teams. Collectively, we offer almost 300 years of experience in education, training, assessing, teaching and regulatory authority experience.

What does our Quality Team look like in action?

Guided by our Head of Quality, our national team of state-based Quality Advisors and Coordinators support the overall vision and execution of our quality process.

  • Guiding centres as they prepare for their ACECQA Assessment & Rating.
  • Supporting centres as they continually work to improve their ACECQA Assessment & Rating.
  • Coordinating resources and support in areas of management and education.
  • Applying sector knowledge and experience to integrate best-practices in centres and achieve high-quality outcomes for children.
  • Identifying areas of opportunity for further improvement and growth.

What makes our Affinity Education Quality Advisors so special?

Our Quality Advisors are a natural people-person, who thrive when they can collaborate and work with others. They are detail-oriented – nothing gets past them! They are passionate about applying coaching techniques and best practice strategies, to ensure positive health and wellbeing outcomes for every child. They have big-picture goals as well as laser-focus on the little details. But most of all – they are committed to inspiring and nurturing individuals to reach their full potential.