If you're looking to make a real difference to the lives of young children, a career in Early Childhood could be your perfect path. Read on for more.
With Early Childhood Education services experiencing a skills shortage around the country, there's a high demand for qualified workers. Here are some of the most popular jobs in Early Childhood Education including kindergartens and preschools.
As an entry-level role, you'll support Lead Educators and Directors to provide supervision and care to a diverse range of babies, toddlers and young children. This job in Early Childhood Education can also be referred to as a Kindergarten or Childcare Assistant and common responsibilities include facilitating learning activities, supporting children’s wellbeing, supervising children during outdoor play and so much more.
Long day care is an education and care service that operates for extended hours, typically from early morning to late afternoon or evening, to accommodate the needs of working families. You’ll be implementing engaging activities, and keeping a safe and comfortable environment where children can thrive.
This is a rewarding position and requires a Diploma-level qualification. You'll be responsible for the day-to-day activities and supervision of a group of children in the education and care environment. You’ll plan and implement learning programs and experiences that promote holistic development, as well as fostering great relationships with childrens’ primary caregivers.
Also requiring a Diploma-level qualification, you’ll have a pivotal role in deciding how your Early Childhood service functions at its best. You'll oversee the planning and implementation of high-quality programs as well as managing crucial tasks in administration, compliance and team leadership.
Whether you're starting out in the industry or looking to progress into a role with more responsibility, we have a course to suit your needs.
Gain the skills and experience you need to begin a fulfilling career as an Early Childhood Educator and take advantage of the growing demand in this field.
Build on your experience as an early childhood educator and gain the skills you need for the next phase of your career.
CHC30121 / CHC50121
Prepare to launch your career in a fast-growing industry by gaining the necessary skills and training to work in early childhood education.
We’ve partnered with leading Early Childhood Education and Care providers to deliver hands-on learning experiences that our students could never receive from a textbook alone.
Our partners can also recruit work placement students after graduation and connect with our pool of job-ready graduates, giving our students a head start in finding a career they love.
With an established network of over 140 practical placement partner locations Australia-wide, we're dedicated to giving our students the best chance of career success.
As a passionate Trainer and Assessor at Foundation Education, Christie brings her wealth of knowledge and expertise to support and guide our students on their education journey. With her deep understanding of the role of an Early Childhood Educator and a genuine commitment to student success, Christie provides the mentorship and training needed to excel in the field of Early Childhood Education.
I’m currently studying for my Certificate lll and Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care, and I have nothing but good things to say. I recommend Foundation Education to anyone who is looking to expand their knowledge. It’s a great education provider, and I'm so glad I decided to study with them.
I’m currently studying for my Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, and I've found that the course is up-to-date and easy to follow. Their supporting staff are amazing, and I recommend using their Live Chat to help with any issues.
I've just completed my Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. I was nervous that I wouldn't meet my assessment deadlines, but I had a lot of support and encouragement from all the Trainers and Assessors. Thank you all for helping me; I’m very grateful and happy to graduate.
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*Source for projected job growth figures: Seek, 2023
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