Getting a job in education and training

A career in the education and training industry

The education and training sector is full of fantastic, meaningful, fulfilling job opportunities. There is a huge range of positions available with plenty of potential to specialise in your area of expertise.

It is also an industry that offers the chance to work in hands-on roles at the coalface of the teaching profession, or to develop the technology that’s increasingly shaping the profession.

Types of positions

  • Primary, secondary or tertiary teacher
  • Child care worker
  • Adult educator
  • Teacher’s aide
  • Special school teacher
Working in education

Education and training job pathways:

  • Childcare traineeship
  • Early childhood education traineeship
  • Education support traineeship
  • Child care educator
  • Sports administration traineeship
  • Trainee educator

Benefits of working in the education sector

Education is for the true believers – people who are passionate about developing the potential each person possesses, whether they are young or old. Working in this sector gives you the chance to make a key contribution to the lives of individual people, and the community as a whole.

It also a sector that is supportive and focused on skill improvement. There will be opportunities to build on your abilities while getting to know a community of like-minded, dedicated professionals.

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How to get a job in education and training

There are plenty of education and training roles available for those starting with few skills or little knowledge of the industry. Talk to us at CVGT Australia today about the education, traineeship and apprenticeship options in your region. We can guide you on the first steps in your career journey, then support you as you learn your trade.

Education jobs are popular in these regions:

Challanges of working in education

Challenges of an education and training job

Like all sectors where passion for the job is a key component, there is a risk of physical and emotional fatigue or burn out. But aside from the extra holidays on offer each year, there are also strong support networks available.

This is also a job that demands results, and your performance will be under scrutiny. But if you are motivated by a desire to help and are able to work under pressure you can thrive, delivering teaching that helps your students to excel.

For employers – our education recruitment services

Our mission at CVGT Australia is connecting people and businesses for meaningful employment. We have a track record of providing quality candidates and the support you need to make recruiting a success. We take the risk out of finding new staff, and your business may also be eligible for a financial subsidy. If you are looking to grow or diversify your workforce, learn more on our looking for staff page, or contact us on 132 848 and we can talk through the options that will suit your business.

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