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Jeannette S.

Babysitter in Downers Grove, IL 60515.

Looking for work as a babysitter.

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Downers Grove, IL

  • Age 29
  • 7 years paid experience
  • Female

Last signed in: More than 6 months

Preferred Rate $10-$15 per hour

Jeannette’s Bio

I'm a college graduate with a degree in Theater and additional coursework in Education and Theater for Young Audiences. In addition to four year's experience one-on-one care (recently as a full time nanny, and previously as a babysitter) I have another four year's experience as a volunteer and intern for Wonder Works Children's Museum, and Triton College's kids days and later as a substitute teacher and counselor for the Brookline Public School's summer and after-school programs (Brookline, MA) and as a volunteer at the Boston Charter Schools (Boston, MA). I am very energetic and geared toward creating a fun, stimulating and educational environment for kids. I've worked with infants and preschool-aged children, always putting an emphasis on growth and development. With my younger kids, I work on tummy time and sign language as well as basic first year goals. For infants, I work long-term to develop their fine motor coordination, speech and communication skills, shape, color, number, and letter recognition! We also sing and dance to create a strong foundation in music and rhythm. With older kids, I put an emphasis on developing reading, writing, and language skills. Baking is a great way to teach math and science! Of course, no matter what age a kid is, everyone loves trips to the zoo or museum! My goal is to get out of the house for a few hours every day -- sometimes just to the park or library, but I also take kids to the museums, the botanical gardens, and even rock climbing! Over all, I am an active, curious person, and I try to encourage those traits in the kids I work with. 

Experience

Age Specific Experience

7 years of paid child care experience with:

  • First year
  • Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
  • Preschooler (3 to 5 years)
  • Grade School (6 to 11 years)
  • Pre-teen/Teenagers (12 years and over)

Special Needs Experience

Special Needs Conditional Experience

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Hearing Loss
  • Visual Impairment

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Skills & Abilities

Languages Spoken:

  • Sign Language

Additional Services:

  • Potty Training
  • Meal Preparation
  • Laundry
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
  • Homework Help

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Jeannette S.
Jeannette S.
Downers Grove, IL 60515
29

years
of age

7

years experience

Preferred Rate $10-$15 per hour

  • First Aid Training

  • CPR Training

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