Trainer Assessor

  • Canberra
  • Full-Time
  • Registered Training Organisation

About Communities@Work 

Communities@Work is Canberra's largest not-for-profit community organisation, working with our community to support positive educational outcomes, and build resilient, sustainable and socially inclusive communities in the ACT and capital region. To find out more, please visit 

About the role 
Reporting to the RTO Manager, the purpose of this position is to enhance students' learning experience by providing high quality, engaging training and assessment that addresses the needs of the student, the ECEC profession and complies with all Communities@Work and various regulating bodies, policies, procedures and compliance requirements. 


  • Provide best practice training and assessment to students of the Registered Training Organisation
  • Ensure legislative requirements are completed, including finalising and marking assessments in a according to Communities@Work policy and procedures
  • Maintain accurate and appropriate electronic records and complete day to day administration including enrolment and funding paperwork
  • Ensure students have the required support successfully complete their course of study or professional development
  • Assist in developing and validating quality, contemporary training and assessment materials
  • Undertake workplace assessment in a Children's Service setting and provide on the job mentoring
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and maintenance of professional and vocational competency.
  • Highly developed organisational and time management skills along with an eye for detail
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in MS Office applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience in compliance requirements including ASQA Audits  

Skills and Experience 


  • Maintain current 'Working With Vulnerable People' registration
  • Certificate IV TAE 40116 or equivalent
  • Degree and/or Diploma or equivalent in Early Childhood Education
  • Current and relevant industry experience in Early Childhood Education including experience as a Centre Manager or equivalent job role.
  • Knowledge of Early Childhood Education regulatory requirements, legislation, and the National Quality Standard
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the VET sector, including standards and regulatory requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, staff and other organisations
  • Knowledge and skill in developing and implementing training, assessment and professional development within key areas related to the ECEC sector
  • Experience in delivering programs in a classroom setting
  • Ability to meet the needs of learners from diverse social, cultural and economic backgrounds
  • Ability to work flexible work hours to facilitate training outside of regular business hours
  • Current driver's licence. 


  • Instructional design within online learning environments
  • RTO administrative experience
  • Experience with VETRAK student management software
  • Experience with the LMS Canvas Platform
  • User Choice and Skilled Capital funding knowledge
  • Experience delivering ECEC training and assessment services within an RTO environment 

Working for Communities@Work

There are many benefits to working at Communities@Work, not least of which the incredible difference is we make in the lives of people in our community. We offer our employees a range of generous employee benefits, such as leave concessions, child care discounts, healthy activity reimbursements and salary packaging. We also work with you to support your career development.

Financial benefits of working for a not-for-profit  

As a not-for-profit charity, the taxation laws provide tax concessions for Communities@Work employees, meaning that a part of your wage can be paid tax free. Further to this, employees are able to package dine in meals & accommodation. These benefits increase the take home pay for many of our employees by many thousands of dollars per year. If you'd like to find out more, this video by Advantage Salary Packaging (our salary packaging provider) provides an overview.

 How to Apply

Click APPLY or contact Michelle Napier, Manager, Recruitment on 6293 6545 for a confidential discussion. 

Communities@Work encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, young people, mature-aged workers, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for its roles. 

Closing date for applications: 08/11/2019

Scroll To Top