Nanny in Huntsville, AL 35816.
Looking for part-time work as a nanny.
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- Age 36
- 10 years paid experience
Last signed in: Within four months
Preferred Rate $8-$15 per hour
I have a BA in creative writing and a minor in education. Currently I have a fairly open and flexible schedule. I recently relocated from Tulsa, OK to Huntsville, AL to be closer to my family. I spent my late childhood and teen years in Huntsville.
I do not have any children of my own, but I have always been around children because my mother runs a church nursery and cared for children in our home. I love to work with children because I believe that we have a responsibility to care for those who need it--and children certainly qualify for that! There is a short window of time during which we can influence and set a child on a good path, and I take every opportunity to help a child develop good social skills, good reasoning skills, compassion, and strength of character.
I do not use any form of punishment when I care for a child, but that does not mean that I allow children to run about undirected. My approach is to keep a child engaged and active in the process of learning. I address discipline issues with redirection and compassion. Of course, if one child is threatening another, I separate them. Short of that necessity, my goal is to help a child learn to make the right decision, not to condition a child to submit to the will of another.
Age Specific Experience
10 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
- Down Syndrome
- Visual Impairment
Availability & Job Preferences
Willing to consider working as a live in care provider
- Short-term (1 to 3 months)
- Temporary (4 to 12 months)
- Permanent (1 to 2 years)
- Permanent (2 or more years)
- Summer Position
- Will consider a part time position
- Start date is flexible
My availability is valid through 12/3/16
- Weekends Daytime
Skills & Abilities
- Potty Training
- Meal Preparation
- Light Housekeeping
- Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
- Homework Help
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