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Assisting Educator

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Work type: Part Time
Location: Canberra
Categories: Education & Training

Join our Lifelong Learning Team - Take the next step in your early education career.


About our Centre

Welcome to Papilio Barton! Our 65-place centre includes a wonderful and highly dedicated team of early childhood professionals - and they are ready to give you a warm welcome! We’re a close-knit community centre, dedicated to helping our children reach their full potential through the Lifelong Learning approach, which is based on play-based learning incorporating the best of early childhood theorists including Montessori and Reggio Emilia. We integrate an exciting 'Healthy Children' program of events, activities, incursions and excursions year-round and involve our families and local community in a ‘village’ atmosphere which is inclusive and supportive to all.

Find out more about our centre - just Google our centre name to find our website and Facebook page!


The role

This role offers you the opportunity to learn and grow every day, as you support our Lead Educator in delivering excellence in early childhood education and care.

Work with a team who value being connected to their local community, team spirit, and having fun. Be part of a national company which truly recognises and rewards great team members.

Valuable training opportunities are available to make this the next step in your career.


About you

  • Experienced and sensitive carer for children of all ages, cultures, social-economic and individual backgrounds
  • Able to recognise and cater for unique interest, needs or aptitudes
  • Skilled in gathering documentation and learning profiles for each child
  • Able to contribute to a friendly, smooth and continuously improving centre environment, where children feel safe and families feel welcome
  • Experienced and committed to developing effective partnerships and communication with families
  • Passionate about creating exciting and stimulating children’s learning environments
  • Experienced in managing daily care routines, and associated administrative and compliance tasks
  • Experienced in maintaining health and safety standards, and risk minimisation


Your reward

  • A permanent part-time role working for Australia’s fastest-growing child care group
  • Incentive program -  earn brand new resources for your centre
  • Leadership, management and training opportunities to develop your career further
  • Access to discounts on a variety of products and services
  • Access to a national network of colleagues, training and future job opportunities at more than 160 child care centres owned by the same company


You already have

  • Certificate III in Children’s Services or study towards an approved early childhood education diploma qualification
  • A current Working with Children’s Check or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework
  • Ability to support the centre to meet the National Quality Standards
  • Mature and positive communication skills
  • Current driver’s licence, first aid certificate (including asthma and anaphylactic training) and resuscitation certificate


Why work for Affinity?

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 child care 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’re revolutionising our industry through our Lifelong Learning approach, Quality Team, Healthy Children program, technology and facilities upgrades and much more. We’d love you to join us!

Achieve beyond your expectations as you are supported to learn, grow personally and professionally and develop new, valuable skills.

Feel positive. Feel proud. Make new friends. Laugh. Go home smiling.


Apply Now!

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