Financial support in the form of scholarships and employment incentives is available for people looking for a rewarding career in the early childhood sector.
There are a range of generous scholarships available, whether you are starting your study, upskilling as an educator, or already studying an early childhood teaching qualification.
Incentives of between $9,000 and $50,000 are available for early childhood teachers to take up positions in regional areas rolling out the nation-leading
Three-Year-Old Kindergarten reform in 2021.
Register your interest to learn more about the incentives available for the state-wide roll-out of Three-Year-Old Kindergarten in 2022.
Three-Year-Old Kindergarten will create more than 6,000 new early childhood education jobs across Victoria, including over 4,000 teachers and 2,000 educators.
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Scholarships and financial incentives available
Choosing a career in early childhood
Hear from students and teachers talking about becoming an early childhood teacher in the videos below.
Scholarships and incentives are delivered by BUSY At Work on behalf of the Department of Education and Training.
For more information, contact 1300 161 396 or email: EC.Financial.Support@education.vic.gov.au