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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 checkerExternal Link 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.External Link

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 approvedExternal Link for working in a licensed children’s service in Victoria.

Jobs in the public service

Search careers VictoriaExternal Link 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.

Reviewed 16 March 2022

Department of Education and Training

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