Early Years Talent:
Recruitment Reimagined

We are a full-service recruitment business specialising in providing permanent staff for the Early Childhood Education and Care Sector.


Experts in Early Childhood Education and Care Recruitment

Early Years Talent is a recruitment business on a mission to deliver excellence and consistency across the Early Childhood Education and Care Sector. We help exceptional educators find their dream jobs and support early learning organisations to build exceeding teams. Our approach is progressive, inclusive, meaningful and supportive. 

As recruiters and HR specialists, we are dedicated to providing the best possible service and outcomes to our clients and candidates alike. We do this by forming successful relationships between candidates and clients. 

Specialising in the Early Childhood Education and Care sector, our team is highly experienced in both recruitment of early childhood educational/childcare staff  as well as all things related to working in the sector. Our professional team is made up of registered early childhoood teachers, past Centre Directors/Assistant Centre Directors and recruitment specialists! We work with community-managed not-for-profit early learning services, long daycares, early learning centres, private kindergartens, sessional kindergartens, preparatory schools and independent ELC-12 colleges.

Our expert recruitment team has successfully placed every role you can imagine! These include Cert III Educators, Childcare Assistant, Diploma qualified Educators, Lead Educators, Early Childhood Teachers, Centre Cooks, Administration/Enrolment Officers, Educational Leaders, Primary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Nominated Supervisors, Assitant Director and, of course, Centre Directors/Centre Managers.

Permanent Placements 

We offer an affordable and time efficient option for you to recruit exceptional Early Childhood Teachers and Educational staff.

Personalised Service

We offer our clients and candidates a personalised service and will guide you through every part of the registration and placement process.  We get to understand your needs and will do our utmost to match you to the right candidate.

We treat everyone with respect and kindness and strive to achieve the best possible outcome for candidates and clients alike.  We believe the key to our success is the strong and honest relationships between our clients and our candidates and the fact we genuinely care about the wellbeing of everyone involved!

If you would like assistance with finding early childhood educators, early childhood teachers, primary school teachers, childcare cooks, room leaders, educational leaders, Centre Directors and many more reach out to us today. 

Why our Clients choose us

At Early Years Talent, we are dedicated to delivering excellence and consistency across the Early Childhood Education and Care Sector. We understand the importance of meeting skills gaps with experience, and we are one of the leading organisations to focus both on reactive and passive candidate generation. We’re able to draw upon an enviable network of talent in the Early Childhood Education and Care sector, even before we approach the wider market. This is where our long-term focus on the individual truly pays dividends: we’ve retained relationships with a huge range of exceptional people.

To find highly-matched, quality individuals, we use the latest smart strategies, including industry networking, referrals, advertising, and social media.

If you are an early years learning service facing staff shortages through these unprecedented times then consider using our services. We have so much confidence in the candidates we refer that we offer a placement guarantee of between 3 and 6 months as well as no financial commitment until deciding to hire someone we refer!

Featured permanent roles

Centre Manager

Officer, Vic
An exciting opportunity for an ambitious and experienced Centre Manager to work on an almost completed new centre in the heart of Officer.

Early Childhood Educators

Orchard Hills, NSW
We are seeking Early Childhood Educators to join an early learning service located on 8 acres of farmland. Enjoy small group sizes and above award salaries!

Early Childhood Teacher

Sandringham, Vic
We are searching for a passionate Early Childhood Teacher for a role with an exceeding-rated private kindergarten in the bayside suburb of Sandringham.

Primary School Teacher

Keysborough, VIC
Seeking two enthusiastic VIT registered Primary School Teachers to join our client at their independent K-12 School in Keysborough.

Early Childhood Teacher

Cranbourne, VIC
A rare opportunity for an engaging and dynamic Early Childhood Teacher to join a highly reputable early years learning service in Cranbourne.

Early Childhood Teacher

Shepparton, VIC
We are looking for a VIT-registered Early Childhood Teacher to join a friendly team at a highly reputable early years learning service just outside of Shepparton.