Child care educator helping group of children to tie shoelaces in child care classroom at Papilio Artarmon

Our People

Our People

Our experienced and highly qualified team at Papilio Artarmon are passionate about preparing your child for school life and beyond. To achieve this, our educators nurture each child individually through their early education journey, to help them develop a lifelong love of learning. We take pride in providing a stimulating environment for children of all ages, while also providing the support, encouragement and parent updates to help each child progress.

Many of our educators have been teaching here for five years or more, and our professional development program ensures they keep up with changes in the Early Childhood sector. Our multi-cultural team includes Korean, Mandarin, Polish, German, Tagalog and English speakers.

Whether your child is enrolled in our nursery, toddler child care, preschool or prep program, our staff have the knowledge and skills to grow your child's natural interest in learning. Our Healthy Children program incorporates Chinese bilingual classes, yoga, soccer, cooking and gardening in our weekly routine. This helps your child become an adaptable and fast-paced learner from an early age, which will benefit them for years to come. We encourage you to come in and meet our team!

Meet our Centre Manager

Sally Read

Years in childcare

6 years

Qualifications

Certificate 3 and Diploma in Early childhood education and services

What makes you passionate about working in childcare?

I truly believe that a child's first five years of life are the most essential years of their lives. I'm able to help assist them in their learning and development and watch them learn and grow at the same time. My passion for early childhood and amazing families and wonderful team of talented educators and early childhood professionals allow me to have so much passion and joy coming into work every single day!

Why do you believe your centre is an excellent choice for parents seeking the best childcare?

Papilio Early learning Artarmon provides such an enriching and wide variety of education and care, from long day care, school readiness program, before and after school care and vacation care. We are connected and open with our families, have a team of early childhood professionals, our educational curriculum provides learning through a holistic approach. Papilio Early Learning is an excellent choice for parent's looking for quality care in early childhood from an exceeding centre.
 

Meet our Assistant Centre Manager

Malisa Prak

Years in childcare

5 years

Qualifications

Certificate 3 and Diploma in Early childhood education and services

What makes you passionate about working in childcare?

I believe the first 5 years are the most essential time of a child's growth and development. By ensuring they are provided with a nurturing and educational play based environment they are able to form the building blocks to a journey of education and lifelong skills. Along with my passion for working alongside dedicated and talented early childhood professionals, wonderful families, it excites me and rewards me each day to be part of the early childhood industry!
 

Why do you believe your centre is an excellent choice for parents seeking the best childcare?

Papilio Early learning Artarmon is rated an "Exceeding" service which provides such an enriching and wide variety of education and care, from long day care, school readiness program, before and after school care and vacation care. We are connected and open with our families, have amazing and talented educators and teachers, our educational curriculum provides learning through a holistic approach. Papilio Early Learning is an excellent choice for parent's looking for quality care in early childhood.
 
Miss Gemma

Miss Gemma

How long have you been working in the industry? 
I have been working in the childcare industry for 10 years and with Affinity education for 4 

What do you love most  about working with Children? 
I love that no single day at work is the same! I love that I can help make a difference in the lives of young children every time I come to work! I get to see children’s development and Lifelong learning firsthand as children grow and flourish under our care.  In many families parents rely on child care so they can work, so they entrust us with their children, it is such a privilege to play a role in children’s lives during those vital first five years.

What do you love about working at Papilio Artarmon?
I love being part of a strong management team that builds and promotes a positive culture and professionalism across our centre.  Our centre is forever growing and evolving to ensure we can offer the best service possible for our families. We are proud to be a very multicultural centre where everyone can feel welcomed and accepted with love and support.