Working with Young Academics

Young Academics’ commitment to a dynamic and collaborative environment attracts the best and brightest in the industry. In every facet of our organisation, the focus is on providing best practice in child care, while also being respectful of families and our colleagues.  Our long-standing tradition of family means that our purpose of transforming the lives of children is done through community-based decision making. Every member of our family contributes to a positive work culture and approaches daily challenges with enthusiasm. 
Benefits of working with us

When you join Young Academics, we want nothing but the best for your professional career. This is why we provide all educators with the opportunity to continue improving their career through ongoing professional development. We appreciate all of our staff, and are happy to demonstrate this appreciation in as many ways as we can, including opportunities for promotion or transfer to other centres. 

Some of our educators have gone on to become room leaders, 2ICs, centre directors, trainers, area managers, group managers and ultimately part of the executive leadership team. 

Joining the family 

Young Academics is built on the foundations of family and is guided by the following principles: 

  • Open and honest 
  • Passionately professional
  • Positively proactive
  • We are family

Central to all of our staff is ethical practice, which ensures that these values are fulfilled on a daily basis. We aim to ensure that Young Academics demonstrates mutual respect for colleagues, children, families and management all day, every day. 

Career opportunities available 

We are always on the lookout for dedicated professionals to join our family. If you are a child care educator who can respond to the challenges and opportunities of child care on a daily basis, check out our career opportunities below: