Setting the benchmark for quality and innovation since 1992

McArthur has been Australia's leading provider of specialist Early Childhood Education recruitment and career solutions for over 25 years and we have consistently brought new innovation and service improvement initiatives to both clients and candidates.

A few of our milestone achievements include: 

  • The first specialist ECE recruiter to bring temporary staffing solutions to the sector in Australia
  • Pioneers of the 24/7 service solution
  • Integrated specialist HR Consulting solutions for the ECE sector
  • The first genuine national network of specialist ECE recruitment teams
  • The leader in in-service training and skills development

The national McArthur Early Childhood Education team deliver specialist Permanent, Temporary and Casual staffing solutions to centres across Australia. We cover all skills sets and disciplines including:

Management roles • Early Childhood Directors • Degree Qualified Early Childhood Teachers • Diploma Qualified Educators • Certificate III Educators • OOSH and Vacation Care Staff • Cooks • Workplace Trainers and Assessors

What makes McArthur different?

20+ years of delivering specialist services to the ECE sector

24/7 day service for clients and candidates

ISO 9001:2015 quality accredited

Full financial responsibility for temporary staff - payroll, superannuation, work cover and insurance

A genuine national presence

Continuous skills development and training programs

The sector’s most experienced and focused consultants

Adding value through specialist business improvement strategies

Talent Architects, the Management Consulting division of McArthur, offer a range of services and products specifically tailored to help ECE centres improve their performance and quality of service.

A genuine commitment to the sector.

We engage with all the sector's associations and peak bodies on a national basis and in every state. It allows us to continuously build our networks, regularly communicate with all major players and keep our finger on the pulse of industry changes and developments.  

Equally importantly, we believe in giving back to a sector that is one of our main business streams. Our annual investment is substantial and includes numerous long-term sponsorship and support initiatives, including:

  • In partnership with Early Childhood Australia we offer the annual McArthur & ECA Leadership Development Scholarship and the McArthur & ECA Student Encouragement Award
  • The McArthur Volunteer Award - in conjunction with Australian Childcare Alliance is awarded each year
  • Support and contribution to the Australian Family National Early Education and Care Awards

We are also proud to be sponsors and exhibitors at over 20 conferences around the country each year and our long term partners include:

Give McArthur local team a call

Tasmanian based projects are managed by the Melbourne team and our Adelaide team handles all Western Australian requirements.

(08) 8100 7070