Certificate III Children's Services Traineeship

Trainee Diploma Children’s Services x 2

Trainee Certificate III Children’s Services x 2

Kotara Montessori Children’s Centre enjoys a long-standing reputation for providing high quality education and care. Our high standard of teaching and care, is a reflection of the talent, dedication and skill of our staff.  The Montessori philosophy provides the added quality that makes us stand apart from other early childhood settings.

We are proud to provide a meticulously designed purpos- built Montessori space for the families of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie. Our centre flows around the beautiful natural outdoor environment. Classrooms are very open with an abundance of natural light. There is a seamless flow between the inside and outside environment.

We offer the first authentic under 3 years Montessori environment in the Hunter, aligned with Magda Gerber’s Educaring Approach, along with our two preschool rooms, providing outstanding education and care programs for children aged 3-6 years.

About the Role

As either Diploma Trainee or Cert III Trainee you will complete your qualification with an approved Training College whilst gaining experience interacting, planning experiences for children and providing care for children between the age of 18 months – 6 years.

The role is a full time position working 35 hours per week Monday-Friday with 3 hours of paid study time per week.


  • 18 years or older
  • An interest in education and working with children
  • Reliable
  • Team player
  • Energetic
  • Working with Children Check or ability to obtain
  • Diploma Trainee – successful completion of Certificate III Children’s Services

What we Offer

  • Paid study time and support
  • Supportive , friendly team environment
  • Access to technology and resources to support your study
  • Opportunity for further study upon the completion of Traineeship
  • Opportunity for continued employment after completing of Traineeship
  • On-going training in the Montessori Philosophy and Curriculum


Award rates will apply until the successful completion of Traineeship

Uniform provided

How to Apply for either Traineeship:

Submit your resume addressing the following criteria:

  • What can you contribute to the role of a Traineeship?
  • What experience do you have in working with children?
  • What are your expectations of a working environment?
  • What are your long term (now to next 3 years) career aspirations?
  • What attracts you to this Traineeship position?


Please submit your resume to:  jordmat@bigpond.net.au



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