Early Childhood Educator – Trainees

Application Due:
30 August 2019
Application Details:
Position Description

About the Role:

Our curriculum is underpinned by a socio-cultural approach to deliver unique education and care to the children and families attending the service

Our educators are provided with a unique, supportive management structure that promotes flexibility, passion and creativity. We provide above award wages, along with additional benefits and employment conditions including salary packaging, , employer-paid parental leave and an additional paid day off over the Christmas close down period

About You:

The initial part of the traineeship will be the completion of a Certificate III in Children’s Services.  Following that there will be the opportunity to expand your career in early childhood further by undertaking your Diploma.  There will also be opportunities for other relevant career enhancing professional development.   If you are looking to commence a rewarding a career, having meaningful impact on the lives of young children, we encourage you to apply.

Essential criteria

  • Working With Vulnerable People registration (ACT)
  • A passion for working with children
  • An open, positive and can-do attitude
  • Commitment to continuous improvement
  • Great written and verbal communication skills


How to Apply:

If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for, please submit

  • Cover letter stating why you would like to be considered for this position
  • An up to date CV
  • Contact details for two referees.

To recruitmetn@ywca-canberra.org.au, or via the SEEK portal

YWCA Canberra is committed to the safety of children and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to participate fully in   all child protection risk management recruitment processes and ongoing character checking and assessment processes. 


Want more information?

For a confidential discussion or further information please contact Lauren Lagana, Early Childhood Services Manager, at lauren.lagana@ywca-canberra.org.au

YWCA Canberra is proud to be an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, and offers above award wages and generous conditions through our innovative and progressive Enterprise Agreement.

YWCA Canberra is an equal opportunity employer. People from diverse backgrounds and with diverse life experiences are encouraged to apply. We specifically encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Application Details:

Download Position Description Here

YWCA Canberra is a feminist not-for-profit organisation that has provided community services and represented women’s issues in Canberra since 1929.

YWCA Canberra provides essential, quality services for women, girls and families in the ACT and surrounding regions. We work in the areas of children’s services, community development, homelessness and affordable housing, youth services, personal and professional training, women’s leadership and advocacy.

Through its national Affiliate Association with YWCA Australia, YWCA Canberra is part of the World YWCA network, which connects 120 countries across the globe.
YWCA Canberra’s mission is ‘We strengthen communities by supporting girls and women through our services and advocacy’.

Comments are closed.