Careers

Join our team

We look for inclusive people who have a real zeal for life, with positive and vibrant approaches that inspire those around them.

The Y is innovative, responsive and connected. We listen to our staff and respond to the needs of our communities. We are passionate and creative in ensuring that all children have access to quality early childhood education and understand the crucial role that our teams play in delivering inspired early learning.

Working at the Y, you will discover a meaningful career full of opportunities to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.

With over 700 employees across the state, we appreciate the value diversity can bring to Y Kinders.

Graduate Program opportunities

If you’re completing your studies in mid-to-end of 2022 and ready to launch your career with us in January 2023, this program is for you!

For our Graduate Program, we’re accepting applications from candidates across Australia and New Zealand for roles in our Victorian kinders. Our graduate program consists of structured training and support to assist in gaining confidence in the classroom, one-to-one mentoring & coaching and unrivalled support. Our staff are valued for their work and recognised with pay parity to teachers. Graduates are offered an innovative, engaging and evidence based mentoring program.

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The Y acknowledges the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures; and to Elders past, present and future.

View our full Commitment Statements here .

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