Early childhood is a growing, dynamic sector with opportunities to enter and expand your career in stimulating and professionally rewarding directions. Education and care Early childhood teachers, educators and educational leaders. Health and nursing Maternal Child Health nurses, allied health professionals and primary school nurses. Management and leadership Early years and children's services managers Research and academia Research and teaching in tertiary settings. Apply for a job Find out how to apply for jobs in the early childhood sector. Qualification checker Job qualification requirements and working with children checks.