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.
We say 'Thank You' to our teams
1 Jun

We say 'Thank You' to our teams


While we're unable to celebrate our employees through our annual Oac Excellence Awards this year, we are thrilled to launch our Oac Thank You Program. Each month until October we will acknowledge and celebrate our people through a range of exciting and engaging initiatives. Giving thanks was the focus for June. We did this through videos, banners, cupcakes, gifts, cards and team events.

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Welcome to 2020
21 Feb

Welcome to 2020


With 2020 now upon us, we’re entering both a new year and a new decade. An exciting time that many of us have filled with resolutions, and new-found enthusiasm to be the best we can be. Our team at Oac started 2020 strong. We launched the Future Tracks Mentor Program We’re excited to support our eligible team members through the Future Tracks Mentor Program.

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Tips to stay safe over the holiday period
20 Dec

Tips to stay safe over the holiday period


At this time of the year, our thinking usually turns to a summer break or a well-earned rest after a busy year. However, from a safety perspective, we cannot take the focus off, or, neglect our procedures and systems at this time, or in fact at any time of the year.

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Oac Excellence Awards
1 Nov

Oac Excellence Awards


The Oac Excellence Awards are an important pillar of our reward and recognition program - an opportunity to say thank you and acknowledge the commitment and professionalism of our teams. These peer-nominated awards take place annually at both a regional and national level.

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Reduce stress and increase happiness at work
21 Oct

Reduce stress and increase happiness at work


Many of us are faced daily with heavy workloads and lengthy commutes while in parallel managing a busy schedule at home. These stresses can quickly build up and damage our mental health.  Fortunately, there are steps you can take to safeguard your mental well-being and return to a state of calm and happiness.

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Early childhood education careers for school leavers
26 Aug

Early childhood education careers for school leavers


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.

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What makes a great Casual Educator?
18 Aug

What makes a great Casual Educator?


At Oac, our Casual Educator play a pivotal role within our organisation. Their expertise and support help us to deliver the quality education and care we pride ourselves on.    The following article from Talent Now pulls together the wisdom of many Centre Directors and Educators to highlight what it takes to be a great Casual Educator.

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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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