The Team

Our Senior Early Childhood Education team represents some of the most committed and focused minds in the Early Childhood Education sector.

All have extensive ECE backgrounds either as teaching professionals or highly experienced specialist recruiters, and it's this unique blend of insight and genuine passion for Early Childhood Education that makes the McArthur team the most respected in Australia.

Tracie Burwash

State Manager - VIC

With 25+ years' experience, Tracie is one of the country's most respected ECE specialist recruiters and manages the largest team in the McArthur network. Tracie is responsible for setting strategic and operational long term direction and ensuring effective day-to-day operations for the division.

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Tracy Caffieri

Recruitment Consultant - VIC

Tracy started with McArthur in 1997 as On-Call Consultant in ECE before becoming Recruitment Consultant in 2008. Tracy is a genuine ECE specialist, with an Associate Diploma and 5 years hands-on industry experience.

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Sherri-Lee Lemm

Recruitment Consultant - VIC

Sherri-Lee has a deep understanding of recruitment consulting due to her plethora of experiences in different sectors over the past 9 years such as retail, healthcare and early childhood.

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Rebecca Tranter

Recruitment Consultant - VIC

Having accumulated over 13 years of recruitment experience with McArthur, Rebecca has expertly fine-tuned her skills within the Early Childhood sector in order to produce the best recruitment solutions. 

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Samantha Van Stratum

Recruitment Consultant - VIC

Prior to joining McArthur, Sam enjoyed a 10-year ECE teaching career that allowed her to develop a thorough and invaluable understanding of the everyday needs and challenges of kindergartens and centres. 

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Carol McFarlane

Recruitment Consultant (After Hours) - VIC

One of our longest serving ECE team members, Carol has recently celebrated her 21st year with McArthur and is an integral part of our after-hours service. Prior to joining McArthur, Carol owned and operated 3 services of her own.

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Georgina McFarlane

Recruitment Consultant (After Hours) - VIC

Working closely with Carol, Georgina has been a vital part of the after-hours team since 2015. Georgina also has broad experience as a Certificate 3 educator before commencing with McArthur.

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Jenni Mair

On Call Recruitment Consultant - VIC

Jenni is a key interface between McArthur and our ECE clients across Melbourne, and is also responsible for the team's business development activities. Jenni has been with McArthur for over 15 years and prior to this owned and operated her own service in the south eastern corridor.

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Louise Soglimbene

Divisional Manager - NSW

Joining McArthur in 2011, Louise's 15 years of recruiting demonstrates a hands-on experience and a thorough understanding of all facets of ECE recruitment. 


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Katherine Tutill

Senior Recruitment Consultant - NSW

Katie has a strong passion for the Early Childhood sector and is consistently looking at and keeping up to date with recent articles, research and changes within the industry. Her passion started when she first began as an Educator in a Before and After School Care Centre, then moved up into the position of Assistant Director.  

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Nicholas Harris

Business Development Consultant - NSW

Nick specialises in Business Development, sourcing new clients for the NSW ECE team and maintaining relationships with existing clients. Nick has past experience working as a supervisor/director in an OOSH centre however most recently had been recruiting in the Accounting and Finance space.

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Tara Ehdaie

Recruitment Consultant - NSW

Tara completed her Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care in 2015, before beginning her career in the Early Childhood industry. After 3 years in the sector, Tara decided to use her knowledge to move into recruitment for Early Childhood.

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