Educator Roles

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

Supportive team of qualified teachers and advisors

Flexible on-the-job training opportunities

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


About the Role

As a Trainee Educator, you are learning every aspect of early education and care, in a practical setting, as you work towards completing your Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. You will be guided by the other Educators and Lead Educator in the room, and supported by your Centre Manager to learn our processes and best practice.

You can apply for and accept a role as a Trainee Educator with only a minimum Grade 10 or equivalent completion.

Once you start in the role, you will be fully supported by Affinity Education to work towards your Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care through the Affinity Learning Academy.

Study For Free

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care course is designed so you are able to experience all of the core topics of Early Childhood Education and Care. By the end of this course you will be able to develop various skill sets such as Cultural Connection, Children's Health and Safety, Extending Learning through play and more.

Course Code
CHC30121- Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
Program Delivery:
  • Online Learning Materials
  • Fortnightly development sessions
  • Written, Verbal and observation assessments
  • Practical workplace application learning
Course Duration
12-24 months

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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 learning hub, comprehensive development plans, and more.

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Working with Affinity Education

Affinity supports our educators 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.

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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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