How can I find educators to recruit?

Question: How can I find educators to recruit?

There are a range of both free and paid ways to search for educators.

As a starting point, here are some free ways to find new recruits and some paid options also.

Free ways to find new recruits:

  • Spread the word amongst friends, family and your service community that you’re looking to hire
  • Create a job ad on social media platforms like Facebook or LinkedIn (remember to link to a clear position description)
  • Post on a university, TAFE or community job board
  • Put up posters outside your service, or at local shops, libraries and other community spaces
  • Contact local government about advertising through their education and care networks
  • Advertise of the Victorian Government Early Childhood Jobs page
  • Search on a relevant website like Workforce Australia
  • Ask local schools if you can advertise in their newsletter

Paid ways to find new recruits:

  • Use popular online job ad platforms such as SEEK and Ethical jobs
  • Take out an ad in local newspapers and magazines.

Lucy Harberts
Consultant, Community Child Care Association

Want to discover more ways to find and recruit educators? Contact Lucy for the full list!

Happy and engaged Educator being interviewed by another