More than early learning, an inspiring start to life.
Only About Children (Oac) is no ordinary childcare. Our holistic approach to high-quality learning is focused on early years education, health and wellbeing for children from 0-6. Our focus is not only on our children and families but also on the total wellbeing of our team members. We embrace the unique and diverse life situation of each team member by offering and supporting workplace flexibility and providing a range of learning and development opportunities.
We support our people to build genuine career pathways within our organisation, because we know that their qualifications and experience will be an asset to the children, families and communities they work with.
With our network of over 72 early learning centres across Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane we provide our team members with endless career and personal growth opportunities.
Come and join us on our journey to shape generations, impact minds and make the world a better place.
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Not just a job, a truly rewarding career
What makes Oac a great place to work
The role of an early Childhood Educator
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Life at Only About Children
A booming industry
Advances in technology are changing the workplace, putting a greater emphasis on early years learning as we prepare today’s children for tomorrow’s jobs.
With this in mind, the need for quality early childhood Educators to help lay these important foundations, is greater than ever.
There is increasing recognition that the work of caring for and educating young children is complex and requires ongoing qualifications and professional development – placing greater value on the early education profession, making it an attractive career choice for young people and creating a new generation of early years Educators.
Life as an Educator
Working with children allows you to explore your creativity – you get a unique opportunity to let your imagination run wild as you spend your day developing the minds of the future through reading, drawing, painting and playing!
Nothing beats the feeling of knowing that what you do each day is having a real impact on a child, not just in that moment – but for the rest of their life.
We’re committed to your learning and development
We have a continuous commitment to learning and development, encouraging our people to strive to be their best. We do this by offering mentoring through inspirational leaders, a cutting edge leadership development program, traineeships, on-going financial study assistance and by encouraging activities that increase team cohesion – creating an engaging work environment where people love to come to work every day!
How we will support you in your career
As the need for quality early childhood Educators grows and the recognition of the work performed increases, so do the career opportunities across the industry. Right now there are plenty of rewarding opportunities for early childhood professionals in education, health and management.
At Oac, we offer a unique traineeship program for those starting out, as well as supporting each of our team members as they grow and develop their career. Our team members benefit from regular career reviews, development plans and access to mentoring. We also offer ongoing financial support for those wishing to pursue further studies from a Diploma through to a University Degree.
Our traineeship offering
Early childhood qualifications and skills are for life. With an Oac traineeship you will not only gain skills and experience during practical, on-the-job paid training but you’ll also achieve a nationally recognised Certificate III qualification in Early Childhood Education and Care upon completion. You can consider a traineeship as a stepping stone to a fulfilling career while also earning an income.
You will be rewarded and recognised
We provide our team members with a range of benefits such as; competitive pay, discounted childcare fees, wellbeing leave, financial support for training or study, service recognition and access to our Employee Assistance Program.
We actively invest in the wellbeing and future career growth of our team members by providing flexible work options; how, where and when you work; and through tailored learning and development programs. Let us support you in your personal and career growth.
You will be inspired by your daily work environment
Our learning environments are purposely designed to support our curriculum, with each room tailored to match each specific development stage. With 72 beautiful campuses across 3 states, we offer our Educators the opportunity to work across different locations, further expanding their skills and knowledge and providing them the flexibility to choose a way to work that suits them best.
Join us as we grow
With over 72 Campuses in NSW, VIC and QLD, we are expanding – providing our people with endless opportunities to work in a variety of locations. And we are not stopping here! Follow us on Facebook | Only About Children.
A culture we’re proud of
At Oac, we are proud to boast a brilliantly diverse and inspiring team who are encouraged to have fun and enjoy their days nurturing and developing the young minds of the future.
With some of the industry’s best and brightest professionals leading and shaping our 21st century curriculum, Oac really is an inspirational place to work.
Join the Oac family and you’ll meet inspiring people and share life changing experiences all while you’re learning, growing and making a difference in a way that really matters.
What Our Team Have to Say
“Working at Oac has been a life changing experience. I have the honour of working with some of the most amazing people who are not just my colleagues, but who I consider my family. In my 10 years with Oac I’ve been provided with a range of opportunities to grow and develop my career.” – Early Childhood Teacher
“I have progressed from a traineeship to Diploma and then onto completing my degree in Early Childhood Education and Care. Oac have guided and supported me the whole way.” – Campus Director
Your first step to a rewarding career
Whether you’re a school leaver, looking for a career change or returning to the workforce a traineeship in early childhood education may be the perfect career path for you. Early childhood qualifications and skills are for life. With an Oac Traineeship, you will not only gain skills and experience during practical, on-the-job training but you’ll also achieve a nationally recognised Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care upon completion. You can consider a traineeship as a stepping stone to a fulfilling career while also earning an income.
Supportive study options
We not only support work-life balance but we understand the numerous different personalities, learning styles, strengths, and interests of our team members. To accommodate this we provide our trainees with a range of flexible study, training and development options.
Career pathway opportunities
At Oac we are committed to providing exceptional opportunities for our team members to develop their careers and achieve their full potential. Our people are guided and supported through regular career reviews, development plans and access to mentoring. We also offer ongoing financial support for employees wishing to pursue further studies from Certificate III, Diplomas to University degrees.
State of the art learning environments
At Oac, our values are communicated through our environment, so with our purpose-built campuses, we aim to engage the children’s senses and invite curiosity and discovery. Our Educators have the opportunity to draw on the latest resources, technology and facilities to deliver exceptional education and care.
✓ Network with fellow Educators, Teachers, Directors & our Talent Acquisition Team
✓ Hear about our Traineeship program
✓ Learn the importance of engaging/inspiring environments for children
✓ Discover our Oac Grow curriculum
✓ Snacks and drinks to be provided
✓ Gift bags to takeaway
This event is open to anyone who would like to know more about Early Childhood and the role of our Educators & Teachers. Students, parents and Career Advisors are all welcome!
Call Kirstie on 02 8315 2911 for further information.