VET Trainer and Assessor – Early Childhood Education and Care

Application Due:
15 February 2021
Application Details:
Position Description

About the Role:


  • Work for a values-based organisation within a feminist and social justice framework
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging options and an employee assistance program
  • This role is offered at 30 or 38 hours per week, on a permanent ongoing basis

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’.

Supported by the education and training team, YWCA Canberra is looking for an experienced and passionate Trainer and Assessor to deliver the following accredited programs:

  • CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC40113 Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care

As an integral part of a professional and vibrant team, responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Designing, developing, delivery and assessment of our Early Childhood Education and Care courses
  • Providing subject matter expertise, drawing on your industry experience and understanding of regulation
  • Creating engaging pathways and structures to enable constructive learning – such as recognition of prior learning
  • Validating materials in consultation with relevant stakeholders
  • Proactively maintaining currency in training and assessing as well as industry currency

Benefits and perks

Reporting to the Education and Training Coordinator, you will be a part of a friendly and highly skilled team. YWCA Canberra is an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality and offers flexibility, professional development and the opportunity to be a part of one of the ACT’s longest standing for-purpose organisations. Benefits include not-for-profit salary packaging options and an employee assistance program.

Our office is a two minute walk from the Alinga St Lightrail station and a host of cafes, restaurants and shops. YWCA Canberra also marks Aboriginal dates of significance, such as NAIDOC Week and National Reconciliation Week, as part of our RAP commitments.

This role is offered at 30 or 38 hours per week, on a permanent ongoing basis.

About You:

The successful candidate will have:

  • TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care and/or Degree in Early Childhood
  • Current ‘Working With Vulnerable People’ registration
  • Current drivers licence
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Applied understanding of Early Childhood Education and Care regulation, legislation, and standards
  • Recent industry experience in Early Childhood Education and Care including experience as a Centre Manager or equivalent job role

Highly advantageous

  • A strong awareness, understanding and commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander protocols and culture
  • Flexible approach to addressing learner needs
  • Professional approach and team player
  • Candidates from an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background are encouraged to apply

How to Apply:

  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 Vicki Green, Education and Training Unit Coordinator, on 02 6185 2025 or email

Applications close on 15 February 2021


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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