Early Childhood Teacher

When you work for Affinity, you become a confident expert in early childhood education.

Supportive Managers and Support Office 

Flexible on-the-job training opportunities

Australia's most advanced approach to early education from birth to age five

About the Role

Early Childhood Teachers are highly valued members of our national early education community. We collaborate regularly in scheduled and informal professional development and planning sessions, as well as participating in online communities of practice led by Dr Lesley Jones.

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.

Career Pathways

Our award-winning approach enables people to study where they work, supported by dedicated Development Coaches and a team who are 100% behind them.

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The Affinity Learning Academy will support you to achieve more than you ever thought possible.

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

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Working with Affinity Education

Affinity supports our early childhood teachers to ensure each child in their care is empowered to reach their full potential. We do this through our investments into outdoor playgrounds, indoor learning resources, and your own professional development. Unique to Affinity, our Lifelong Learning Curriculum resources are available to support and enhance your practice as an educator.

Study For Free

The Affinity Teacher Scholarship Pathway is a full scholarship available for diploma qualified educators and managers who want to complete their Bachelor degree and become an Early Childhood Teacher.

Course Code:
Teacher Scholarship Pathway
Program Delivery:
Online or In-person
Course Duration:
Up to 4 years full time - Up to 8 years part time

More Information

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.

  • 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

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.

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