Trainee Early Childhood Educator

Application Due:
20 September 2019
Application Details:
Position Description

About the Role:

Located in Murrumbateman, between the ACT northern suburbs and Yass, YWCA Fairley is an education service like no other. The expansive, open-planned learning environments lend themselves to hours of endless exploration. The dedicated team of professional educators share their love of learning with the children through innovative program design. You will be supported in your role with ongoing professional development, including the option to further your career through studying either Diploma or Certificate level qualifications.

Fairley Early Childhood Service are seeking 2 dynamic Educators to join their team. YWCA Canberra is a Registered Training Organisation, and we are offering the opportunity for an enthusiastic person to a enroll in a Certificate III or Diploma traineeship. You can study and get paid for it!

As an Educator, you will provide high-quality Early Childhood Education and Care to children between the ages of 6 weeks – 6 years old. You will work as a part of a dedicated and diverse team of Educators, facilitating children’s routine and wellbeing needs all while delivering an engaging program and curriculum.

About You:

As well as the desire to enrol in a Certificate III or Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (minimum – Certificate III and Diploma qualified educators are strongly encouraged to apply), you will also:

  • Hold a NSW Working with Children Check
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and a warm and friendly nature
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and an ability to build strong relationships
  • A commitment to continuous improvement
  • Passion and drive that supports ongoing professional growth.

How to Apply:

Include something like the following:

  1. Visit to access the position description.
  2. Submit your resume and responses to the selection criteria (outlined in the position description) via SEEK candidate application 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 Adam Darcey (Director Fairley Early Childhood Service), on 0439 339 500 or email

Addressing of applications: 

“Private and Confidential”

Human Resources

GPO Box 767



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

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