Careers Blog

Providing valuable news and information to inspire, guide and support you in developing a successful career in the early childhood education and care industry.
Our teams are choosing to work smarter not harder
1 Jun

Our teams are choosing to work smarter not harder


Oac Glebe Director Melissa Angeles shares how, with the implementation of flexible work arrangements, she now has a happier, healthier and more productive team.

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PODCAST: The day in the life of an Early Childhood Educator
18 Mar

PODCAST: The day in the life of an Early Childhood Educator


Zoe Thomson joined Oac 5 years ago as a Certificate III qualified Educator. With the support of her Campus Director and Oac, Zoe enrolled to complete her Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care at University.

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 Is a career in early childhood right for you?
12 Mar

Is a career in early childhood right for you?


Have you considered a career in early childhood education? Be part of a growing industry, make a lifelong impression on countless young lives, gain knowledge in the early learning process and have fun doing it! Register your interest today! As an Oac Trainee you will be immersed in daily practice, undertake study towards a nationally recognised qualification and be supported by a team of experienced Educators....

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PODCAST: Industry misconceptions from a male's point of view
12 Feb

PODCAST: Industry misconceptions from a male's point of view


Listen in as Charlie Hipkin, Assistant Director at Oac Cammeray, chats to Explore Careers about some of the common misconceptions about working as an Educator in the early childhood education sector. EXPLORE CAREERS PODCAST #Oaclife

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Tips for guiding children's behaviour
15 Jan

Tips for guiding children's behaviour


Learning acceptable behaviour and being able to control behaviour, is a key challenge faced by children in their early years and an area that we as Educators play an integral part in teaching through our daily curriculums and interactions. We work together with families to support children to develop these skills by guiding their behaviour in positive, supportive and age appropriate ways.

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Christmas tis the season to slow down
12 Dec

Christmas tis the season to slow down


December is a month where it is so easy to get swept up into “the cult of being busy.

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PODCAST: Early childhood careers and the common industry myths
7 Dec

PODCAST: Early childhood careers and the common industry myths


Tune in to Alison's chat with Explore careers where she shares her career journey as an Early Childhood Educator and busts some of the common industry myths. Alison Bonanno started her career journey with Oac as a casual over 8 years ago. Through her hard work, dedication and passion for education, she has expanded her career in many directions.

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