Julies HouseIlkley

Apprentice Early Years Educator

£200.00 - Weekly


Education & Childcare
Start: 17 February 2022
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Why We Need You

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Why We Need You

  • To work as an active part of the team, involved in all aspects of our work including home visiting families to discuss each child’s individual needs.
  • To be available to attend staff meetings and ongoing training opportunities to enhance individual and team skills.
  • To support staff members and to join in with planning and the implementation of appropriate activities for children, relating to their age and stage of development.
  • Provide relevant feedback to other practitioners/key workers in the team,  and  parents/carers about individual children.
  • Ensure all records of development and learning are fully and accurately maintained.
  • Support the development of good practice with regards to additional needs and inclusion of children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds.
  • To gain an understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage and promote good practice.
  • Be a key person.
  • Enjoy working in our open air environment throughout the year.
  • To assist in the provision of nursery offering a stimulating and enriched environment both indoors and outdoors.
  • Encourage children’s independence skills, self-motivation, and willingness to learn.


At Julies House we believe that care and education are indivisible and offer a curriculum which is structured around play; following each child’s individual interests, regular exciting adventures to various places in the community, and lots of fun. We provide all this in an open-air setting: a stimulating outdoor space complimented by cosy shelters and a warm welcoming kitchen, ensuring that children have access to a multi-sensory and movement rich environment and curriculum. 


  • Apprentices without level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to take the tests for this level prior to taking the end-point assessment
  • Able to work as part of a small team, with good communication skills and professional approach
  • Literacy and numeracy skills which will support the candidate to develop skills for producing observations and reports
  • Good organisational skills
  • An awareness of health and safety
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Friendly and interested in building strong appropriate relationships with the setting – practitioners, children and parents
  • passionate about providing the best for children
  • willing to learn and develop skills to support their role
  • Willing to have fun, wrap up and work outdoors
  • Behaves in a professional manner at all times
  • Takes ownership and is willing to see things through
  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of people from different backgrounds
  • Always willing to continuously improve and adapt to changing situations with resilience


Address: Ilkley -
Phone Number: 01535 685118

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