Careers in Early Childhood

Early childhood is a growing, dynamic sector with opportunities to enter and expand your career in stimulating and professionally rewarding directions.

​​​Types of ca​reers

There are many different early childhood professions​. To view types of jobs and the qualifications required, see: Starting a career in Early Childhood​

Applying for a job​​

For early childhood educator vacancies, check general employment websites or your local and regional newspapers.

If you're looking for employment as a kindergarten teacher, you should check that your early childhood teaching qualification is approved for working in a licensed children’s service in Victoria. For more information, see:​

Jobs in the public service​​

To search for early childhood positions in the Victorian Public Service, see the Career Victoria website. These roles include policy, regulatory, project management and early childhood intervention positions in the Central and Regional Offices.

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