‘Best Childcare Jobs in Tamworth!’

Affinity Centre Manager and Shining Star Sarah McCluand has been busy promoting ‘the best childcare jobs in Tamworth’ at our soon to open Papilio Early Learning Tamworth. 

With the centre easily able to open at 100% occupancy due to the demand for childcare places – Centre Manager Sarah McCluand is eagerly searching for qualified early childhood educators to complete the team before the doors open. Vacant positions include Trainees, Certificate and Diploma qualified educators and Preschool teachers. 

Channel 7 Prime shared the news: https://fb.watch/kz0uJChbX_/?mibextid=qC1gEa 

“The best childcare jobs in Tamworth are right here – with a beautiful new centre operated by Affinity Education Group and an amazing team who believe in fun ready to work with you,” Sarah said.  

One of the newest educators who has jumped on the best job opportunity at Papilio Early Learning Tamworth is trainee Olivia Rae who has made the move from real estate to commence a brand-new career in early education with Affinity 

“It was the training and support that Affinity Education Group offers through their Learning Academy which made me keen to come and work here at one of their centres – and look at it – I just can’t wait for the centre to open officially to all those families waiting,” she said. 

Papilio Early Learning Tamworth will offer families seeking high quality care the Lifelong Learning CurriculumAustralia's most progressive approach to early years education for children aged birth to five years. 

“Our nursery, toddler and Preschool rooms have been designed in collaboration with Affinity’s Quality and Education teams to reflect the most progressive thinking around what children learn, how children learn, and where they learn,” explained Sarah. 

“The children will absolutely love the indoor and outdoor learning environments which will feature both play-based and intentional teaching practices.  

“Affinity offers educators and teachers so much additional training and support to ensure that the quality of early education and care goes well above and beyond the basics, as well as an extensive Employee Benefits program known as ‘Affinity Advantages’.” she said. 

Affinity Education Group currently employs more than 100 Tamworth residents across a variety of roles including childcare trainee, early childhood educators, Preschool Teachers and management roles.  

Through the Affinity Learning Academy the company is currently offering paid on the job qualifications for more than 20 employees to complete their Certificate III or Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, or Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.  

Two Tamworth-based employees are currently enrolled in Affinity’s Bachelor Scholarship program to complete a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education. Charmaine Adams from Milestones Early Learning South Tamworth, and Madeleine Henry, from Milestones Early Learning Oxleyvale. The Affinity Scholarship ensures they have full time employment including paid study time, and all course fees covered. This will enable them to become qualified Early Childhood Teachers at no cost to them, with no HECS debt incurred, a saving of approximately $100,000 based on average university fees* for the qualification.   


*source: https://studyinfocentre.com/blog/australia/career/bachelor-of-early-childhood-education-in-australia-top-universities-college-fees-eligibility-scholarships-jobs