An exciting career awaits
St Nicholas Pathways
The early education and care workforce is expected to increase by 14 per cent by 2021, leading to over 36,000 new jobs on offer Australia wide by 2022. To take advantage of this growth, now is the perfect time to begin pursuing a career in this rapidly expanding sector via St Nicholas Pathways.
St Nicholas Pathways is an agency of the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle which has been developed to excite, engage and support those in the community who want to explore a career in early childhood education and care through a range of study options and programs.
The range of St Nicholas Pathways services include:
Year 10 students can apply to participate in an industry immersion program designed to provide them with an introduction to the early childhood education and care sector. This opportunity will be available to students attending Catholic and non-Catholic high schools.
Year 11 students can apply to undertake a school-based traineeship which will provide them with an opportunity to gain a Traineeship in entry level qualifications in Early Childhood Education and Care. This opportunity will be available to students attending Catholic and non-Catholic high schools.
School-based traineeship gaining entry level qualifications in Early Childhood Education and Care
St Nicholas Pathways supports St Nicholas Early Education trainees. To apply to become a St Nicholas Early Education employee, click here.
Our post-school study opportunities support St Nicholas Pathways trainees, St Nicholas educators and members of the wider community. These courses are industry relevant and can vary according to an identified need. We also offer accredited courses for those wishing to become qualified early childhood educators.
St Nicholas Pathways is committed to delivering best practice training and have partnered with a range of reputable organisations to achieve this.
Contact St Nicholas Pathways
To learn more about our courses and what makes St Nicholas Pathways such an exciting opportunity, contact us.