Three Cute Kids

Expand your team of exceptional Early Childhood Educational and Care Professionals, today.  

​The effective permanent recruitment and retention of quality early childhood teaching staff is a major factor in the success of any service. 


Whilst advertising does occasionally work, many services now agree that reaching out to potential teaching applicants through more creative and immediate methods is the only way to recruit the best teaching staff for their school. This is especially in the current climate of high competition for good educators.

We offer our early years learning clients an efficient, personalised service with a relentless focus on exceeding expectations by finding dream educators.


Recruitment reimagined 
for Early
Childhood Education
and Care Staff

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Rather than focus on commissions and numbers, we place a higher emphasis on establishing a long -term and meaningful collaborative business relationship. 

Join our growing list of clients across Australia and expand your team of early childhood teaching staff!  

Children and Teacher in Kindergarten

Our Mission 

We create a positive impact in the lives of young children by recruiting top-quality educational professionals for preschools/kindergartens and early learning services.

We go above and beyond to ensure that clients get the best-qualified and suited staff.  Once placed we work just as hard to ensure that they stay with ongoing coaching by some of Australia's best. 


We genuinely believe that our highly trained and qualified educational professionals will make all the difference in a child’s education and growth.

Drawing Class

Our Philosophy 

Early childhood education professionals play a critical role in preparing children who are capable of independent, critical and creative thinking and who will enter adult life with the confidence and knowledge needed to face the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.

We use industry experts to ensure that our candidates ar perfectly matched.  We undertake a rigorous screened over the course of two interviews before being presented to our clients. 

We are passionate about what we do and take the matching of highly trained educational staff to early learning centres seriously.


What we do

We assist early learning services across Australia with permanent placement and recruitment/HR services. 


We work ferociously hard to connect the best educational professionals with their dream jobs. 

Typical roles include:

  • Early Childhood Teachers (Bachelor, Masters)

  • Early Childhood Educators (Diploma, CERT III) 

  • Educational Leaders

  • Room Leaders

  • Assistant Educators

  • Centre Directors

We help you retain the staff too!

At The Admin Shop we go above and beyond in supporting our candidates and clients. Our desire for our candidates to remain in their roles is so strong we offer complimentary coaching/mentoring for every candidate.


This ensures that everyone is working happily & productively together. This service is offered during the first few months of employment & includes 2 x consultations. The consultations are great for staff retention and cover weekly reflections & short term goals to work towards.

Nic Russell is our Head of Talent, an educator, yogi and wellbeing consultant for the early childhood sector. Nic is super friendly, supportive & is passionate about empowering educators to become the best they can be!  



Candidate sourcing 

Identify potential candidates, arrange initial interviews

Rigourous Screening

Collecting and verifying all references prior to commencement. We use a comprehensive 16 point questionnaire. 

Candidate profiling

We produce candidate profiles that contain useful information to aid both recruitment and retention.

Arranging interviews or trials 

Simply tell us what time best suits your team and we can take care of the arrangements.

Review Educational Work Packages

We use industry experts to review programming and observations candidates have produced to ensure that you know what you can expect.

Post placement support

 We offer ongoing mentoring/support for our candidates for the first six months.


With years of experience, our permanent team can expertly guide you through the application process. If you want to start your journey to getting that perfect permanent or leadership post, let us help you.

Collaborative Partnerships

The essence of a collaborative partnership is to share common goals and for everyone to mutually benefit from working together. By building on a collaborative partnership with our clients, we get to truly understand each other, and the process of identifying and retaining the best talent becomes easier and easier. 

The team will guide you through every step of the recruitment process to make sure it’s as successful as possible. We appreciate the impact that the right (and of course the wrong) people can have on your business and we will be by your side right the way through, as if we were a team within your business.

We want to prove to you that recruitment can be done well by helping you to recruit the right people first time; people that stay with you for the long haul, therefore saving you time and money on recruitment and at the same time helping brilliant candidates to realise their ambitions.