Trainee Educator

  • Brisbane
  • Affinity Education

Welcome to Papilio Early Learning Samford!  Our 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. You will:   Be part of a national company which truly recognises and rewards great team members.   Laugh, learn and grow every day, as you support our Lead Educator / Educational Leader in delivering excellence in early childhood education and care   Be coached and mentored by our industry-leading development coaches, as you progress through your career pathway towards becoming a fully qualified educator.    About you:  A current Working with Children check or the ability to obtain it   Access to transport to and from the centre.   Willingness to commence in a Traineeship through the Affinity Learning Academy.  Why work for Affinity?   If you’re looking for a values-led organization with incredible people making a genuine difference.  Our mission is to realise the potential in everyone – from children to educators, from managers to our vibrant centre support office team.  To be sure, our portfolio of centres is growing about as fast as the little people in our care, we are focused on delivering a lifelong learning approach resulting in quality early education and care.  Our Safety Commitment  At Affinity Education, we believe that child safety is everyone's responsibility. We are committed to upholding the safety, rights and wellbeing of all children and promote a culture of child safety with a zero-tolerance approach to child abuse and harm.  Affinity Advantages   Earn while you learn and work towards a career in childcare   Access to Affinity Learning Academy. Cert III to Diploma and Leadership and Management courses with additional pedagogy from Dr Lesley Jones and her Education Advisor Team   Access to a national network of colleagues, training and future job opportunities at more than 220 child care centres owned by the same company   A Fixed term position working for Australia’s fastest-growing child care group   Minimum of 15hrs per week (minimum 20hrs WA).   50% discount on childcare gap fees from your first day   30% discount on 12-month membership with Goodlife or Fitness First   Training and development opportunities to help you reach your full potential – 80% of our promotions are from internal promotions!   Scholarships available if you wish to further your career and study towards your Diploma or Bachelor  We are a 2024 Circle back Initiative Employer. We are committed to responding to every applicant.     LOVE. LEARN. GROW. Apply now!   You must be an AU/NZ citizen or Permanent Resident to apply for this position