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 recruiting permanent staff. Some of our team are registered teachers themselves! We have worked with community-managed not-for-profit early learning services, long daycares, early learning centres, private kindergartens, preparatory schools and independent K-12 schools.

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, Education Leaders, Primary School Teachers, Nominated Supervisors, Assitant Director and, of course, Centre Directors.

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

Early Childhood Teacher

Keysborough, Vic
An incredible opportunity exists for a VIT registered ECT to join the teaching team of a highly reputable independent K-12 School.

Room Leader - Toddlers

Willoughby Hills, NSW
Take on a leadership role in the Toddler room (only ten children, plus experienced Educators who have been with the service for 10+ years)!

Early Childhood Teacher

Parkville, Vic
We are looking for a VIT-registered Early Childhood Teacher to join a service inside the Royal Children's Hospital!

Assistant Educator

Ringwood, VIC
Join a team of friendly professional Educators who enjoy providing children with the best educational programming and care. Great central location and above award salaries!

Assistant Educator

East Melbourne, VIC
A rare opportunity for an engaging Early Childhood Educator to join a highly reputable and exceeding-rated East community-managed not-for-profit early learning service is now available.

Early Childhood Teacher

Macquarie Fields, NSW
We are looking for an engaging and enthusiastic Early Childhood Teacher to lead our 3-5 year group at our modern purpose-built 140+ place early learning service in Macquarie Fields.