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Early Childhood Education and Care


The experiences a child has in their first five years of life have a lifelong impact. Quality educators in quality services are key to a strong start in life.

A career in early childhood education and care is very rewarding and job opportunities are in abundance across the Northern Territory.

Picture yourself working in early childhood education and care, shaping the destiny of young people as part of a young, energetic and talented workforce that enjoys a unique lifestyle that’s unmatched anywhere in Australia. Come and experience great weather, beautiful sunsets, vibrant markets, a multicultural society and a legendary laid-back lifestyle.

Right now, there is considerable demand across the Northern Territory for passionate early childhood professionals in a range of settings—child care, preschool, after school hours care, Families as First Teachers.

Whether you’re currently studying your Certificate III, Diploma or Degree, or already qualified, the early childhood education and care sector offers stimulating experiences to work in urban, rural and remote locations in the Northern Territory.

With a median age of just 31 years and more than 100 nationalities, the Northern Territory provides early childhood teachers and educators the opportunity to work and grow among some of the most dynamic and culturally rich communities in Australia.

Taking your career to the Northern Territory is renowned for opening doors. A position in the early childhood education and care sector is a fantastic opportunity to fast-track your career with an abundance of professional development, training and studying opportunities.

Life in the Northern Territory provides the best of both worlds. The Territory is home to rich and vibrant communities nestled among some of the most untouched corners of Australia, from the turquoise waters and lush rainforests of the Top End, down to the sacred sites of Uluru and the iconic red centre. Now is the time to move!

For detailed information on leave, benefits, allowances and salary considerations head to the Teach in the Territory website.


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