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Trainer/ Assessor - Early Childhood

Trainer/ Assessor - Early Childhood

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Oct. 31, 2018

Trainer & Assessor - Early Childhood Education

About the position

The Trainer/Assessor is a key educational position that drives learner progression within their enrolled course.

The Trainer/Assessor achieves this through:

  • Assessing load of 70%
  • Active teaching presence in our learning platform, including through forums, webinars and live chat sessions
  • Augmentation and contextualization of existing learning content
  • Supporting current workplace assessors in any of all the below when required:
  • Induct and support Workplace Supervisors
  • Approve workplace as suitable for Structured Workplace Learning
  • Undertake workplace assessments within Education Service Standards
  • Conduct assessment interviews with the Workplace Supervisor and learner
  • Provide constructive feedback to learners within quality guidelines
  • Complete the necessary Workplace Assessment documentation
  • Supporting Program Manager as directed


In this role, you will undertake the following core functions:

  • Grade assessments in accordance with the Education Service Standards 70% load including RPL and Skill gaps
  • Management of student academic queries within Education Service Standards
  • Facilitating webinars
  • Augmenting course content
  • Assistance with student cases such as disability, complaints and        
  • Reasonable adjustments
  • Participating in Assessment Validation and Moderation
  • Contributing to course specific and Open Colleges generic FAQs
  • Completing Professional Development requirements in line with an Annual Professional 
  • Development plan
  • Conducting national workshops (if applicable)

Tertiary qualifications including:

TAE40110/40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (essential)

Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care.

Work experience:

  1. Current industry skills and experience in course area
  2. Delivery of training within the course area (ideally in an online environment) Professional experience in the course area
  3. Student support or customer service related field
  4. Understanding how learners interact and engage in a digital, multi-screen environment
  5. Knowledge of VET regulations

Throughout this role, you will need to remain up-to-date with:

  • Developments in the vocational education and training sector
  • Developments in teaching, learning and assessment in an online learning environment