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About the Affinity’s Trainee Educator Program

Affinity Education Group (AEG) is one of Australia’s largest early childhood education providers. At Affinity, we proudly do things differently. Our mission is to inspire and nurture individuals to reach their full potential. It isn’t just about what we do for children, it’s about what we do for our team, too. Every day, at more than 160 childcare centres around Australia, we support quality, teamwork, training opportunities and a culture of recognition and reward. Affinity allows our people to shine – so we can deliver the best in early education.

As Australia’s most dynamic early learning business, we have been quickly revolutionising our industry through our Lifelong Learning approach, Quality Team, Healthy Children program, technology and facilities upgrades. The latest innovation is an Industry first and one of our proudest achievements to date.

Affinity’s goal is to create a new pathway for individuals wanting to commence a career as an early childhood educator. Affinity’s Trainee Educator Program enables you to work in a centre of your choice, while studying to earn your Certificate III in ECE.  It is ideally suited to people who would rather work in the industry and study the relevant qualification at the same time.

The Benefits of the Affinity Pathway

  • Earn wages while studying and in a job that is in your chosen career path. No delivering pizzas for you!
  • A guaranteed minimum of 15 hours per week paid (minimum 20 hours in WA)
  • All your practical work experience components of your qualification are covered at the Affinity centre where you work.
  • Have your course fees fully paid for by Affinity.
  • A guaranteed ongoing permanent position with Australia’s fastest growing early childhood education group.
  • Fantastic, industry-leading benefit and incentives on offer.
  • Opportunities for ongoing professional development, coaching and career progression.

About You

  • After much soul searching you know your future is as a teacher educating children in their early formative years.
  • Committed to caring for children of all ages, cultures, socio-economic and individual backgrounds.
  • Able to contribute to a friendly, smooth and continuously improving centre environment, where children feel safe and families feel welcome.
  • Passionate about creating exciting and stimulating children’s learning environments.
  • A collaborative, empathetic and conciliatory individual who thrives on working in a team environment.
  • Engaging and communicative, you thrive in community-based environments as you have a friendly and courteous nature.
  • Aware of the importance in maintaining health and safety standards, and risk minimisation.
  • A current Working with Children check or the ability to obtain it
  • Access to transport to and from the centre.

The Role

From day one as a new trainee educator you will work as a part of a team to educate and care for children at one of our Affinity centres. You will work in a close-knit, supportive environment who value being connected to their local community as well as enjoying a sense of fun and team spirit.

Laugh, learn and grow every day, as you support our Lead Educator / Educational Leader in delivering excellence in early childhood education and care.

As you progress through your career pathway towards a fully qualified educator, your duties and responsibilities will grow as you gain more experience and skills. On this journey you will be coached and mentored by our industry-leading development coaches (trainers), lead educators and centre managers.

Locations

Aussie Kindies Meadowbrook 18-22 Logandowns Drive, Meadowbrook, Queensland, 4131 Greater Brisbane Region
Aussie Kindies North Ipswich 33 Lawrence Street, North Ipswich, Queensland, 4305 Greater Brisbane Region
Bambini ECD Caboolture 300 Walkers Road, Upper Caboolture, Queensland, 4510 Greater Brisbane Region
Bambini ECD Capalaba 33 Mt Cotton Rd, Capalaba, Queensland, 4157 Greater Brisbane Region
Gumtree Cottage Everton Park 124 Rogers Parade East, Everton Park, Queensland, 4053 Greater Brisbane Region
Kindy Kapers ELC Wakerley 17 Dianthus Street, Wakerley, Queensland, 4154 Greater Brisbane Region
Milestones Early Learning Aspley 605 Robinson Road, Aspley, Queensland, 4034 Greater Brisbane Region
Milestones Early Learning Augustine Heights 27 Santa Monica Drive, Augustine Heights, Queensland, 4300 Greater Brisbane Region
Milestones Early Learning Brookside 180 Osborne Road, Mitchelton, Queensland, 4053 Greater Brisbane Region
Milestones Early Learning Ipswich 8-10 Wyndham St, North Ipswich, Queensland, 4305 Greater Brisbane Region
Milestones Early Learning Keperra 6-10 Camoola Street, Keperra, Queensland, 4054 Greater Brisbane Region
Milestones Early Learning Stretton 596 Gowan Road, Stretton, Queensland, 4116 Greater Brisbane Region
Milestones Early Learning Tingalpa 976 Manly Road, Tingalpa, Queensland, 4173 Greater Brisbane Region
Papilio Early Learning Cashmere 2 Sarow Drive, Cashmere, Queensland, 4500 Greater Brisbane Region
Papilio Early Learning Lutwyche Level 4, 543 Lutwyche Rd, Lutwyche, Queensland, 4030 Greater Brisbane Region
Papilio Early Learning Spring Hill Ground Floor Oxygen Builiding-170 Leichhardt St, Spring Hill, Queensland, 4000 Greater Brisbane Region
Tadpoles ELC Brisbane Airport 2 The Boulevard, Brisbane Airport, Queensland, 4007 Greater Brisbane Region
Tadpoles ELC Eatons Hills 1 2-6 Harry Court, Eatons Hill, Queensland, 4037 Greater Brisbane Region
Tadpoles ELC Narangba 10 Main Street, Narangba, Queensland, 4504 Greater Brisbane Region
Tadpoles ELC Samford 1 Chalmers Court, Samford, Queensland, 4520 Greater Brisbane Region
Tadpoles ELC Taigum 215 Church Road, Taigum, Queensland, 4018 Greater Brisbane Region
TLC Childcare Sherwood 436 Oxley Road, Sherwood, Queensland, 4075 Greater Brisbane Region
Westbrook Child Care Centre 88 Main St, Westbrook, Queensland, 4350 Greater Brisbane Region

 

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