Apply for a job in the early childhood sector

Information on where jobs in the early childhood industry are advertised and how to apply.

If you're just starting out, you can read about types of careers in early childhood.

Qualification checker

The Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority's (ACECQA) qualification checker will help you check the qualifications needed for jobs in the early childhood sector.


We offer scholarships for people who study to become an early childhood teacher.

Early childhood educators

For early childhood educator vacancies, check:

  • general employment websites
  • local and regional newspapers.

Kindergarten teachers

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.

Jobs in the public service

Search careers Victoria for early childhood positions in the public service.

These roles include policy, regulatory, project management and early childhood intervention positions in the central and regional offices.