Hello my name is Julie and I live in Romsey.
I have been a registered Family Daycare Educator for over 10 years and have my Diploma in Children's Services. I am currently undertaking my Bachelor of Education (Birth to Five Years). I provide care and education Monday to Friday as well as offering before and after school care, overnight and weekend care when needed. I love being able to provide a service from my own home, where I can offer quality child care and support for families, I strive to provide a home away from home where children feel loved and accepted. My environment is warm and inviting where the children can choose from a variety of activities/experiences which suit their own individual interests and abilities from games and activities to arts and crafts, water and sand play, construction and imaginative and pretend play. I also take the children to playgroup and the library, parks and other registered Educators homes for play dates and I love messy play.
Julie Galea has been named a regional winner in the 2017 Excellence in Family Day Care Awards, placing her in the running to be a national finalist.
Ms Galea was nominated for the award by parents of the children she cares for in her own home.
The family day care educator of 10 years said she was “stoked” to receive the award.
“I’m very humbled,” she said.
Ms Galea said she adored her job, particularly being with the kids, and being able to be a kid herself.
“It’s fantastic – I love doing what I do,” she said. “I love watching the kids grow and learn.
“I feel very privileged to have them in my home, they’re part of my family.”