About the department
We ensure young children get the best start in life by supporting and regulating the early childhood education and care sector. We are the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population.
Why choose us
See what the department offers potential employees, what we value, and how we can support your career development.
We believe in the common good of public education. And we value the personal satisfaction that comes with being part of a system that nurtures our local communities.
The department can offer prospective employees:
By supporting every one of our employees to meet their personal goals at work, we can best meet NSW's goals for quality public education.