Nanny in Napa, CA 94558.
Looking for full-time work as a nanny.
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- Age 36
- 18 years paid experience
Last signed in: More than 6 months
Preferred Rate $25-$35 per hour
I am a loving, energetic, cheerful, and chatty nanny. I believe in beginning with kindness and understanding, and pride myself on my ability to accommodate each child and family's needs. I have worked with newborn through teenaged children, twins, large families, and some special needs. I prefer having a casual and friendly, if not loving and familiar, relationship with my families.
I am a firm, but fair, and very loving nanny, with a passion for her career. I believe that I am entrusted with a piece of the future in each and every child I care for, and take my duties very seriously. I am looking for a position where the nanny is expected to be part of the family, as I am most effective when I am able to be affectionate and casual towards the family. I am also very discreet, and always keep my family's privacy in mind. Working as a nanny is not just a job or a stepping stone to me, it is a lifelong career and something I love to do. I hope that I am able to work as a nanny until retirement, bringing a little bit of light into the live's of the family's I care for along the way.
I have been a nanny since I was 18, have studied 2 years of Child Development coursework, though I have not attained a degree. My lack of a degree belies my skill set, as I have an incredible, natural talent working with children. I have worked for a church nursery (0-3), almost every Sunday for the past 10 years, and have spent the past two years with twin toddlers. I currently work part-time for multiple families, but am now looking for a long term, permanent position.
I am not currently CPR & First-Aid certified, though I have been previously and am willing to re-certify within the first month of accepting a new position (I am attempting to enroll in a class locally this summer, but they book quickly and conflict with my current family schedule). I have a clean driving record, with no accidents in 5+ years, no speeding tickets, ever. I am in the process of applying for my Passport now. My vaccinations are up to date. I have no criminal record, and submit to a background check at my nursery every couple of years, and have no problem submitting to a background check for any interested family or agency.
My references are positively glowing, including my very first family (I see them every other Thanksgiving), the twins I am still with part-time, the nursery I have been with for a decade, as well as many other families.
Resume and references upon request.
Age Specific Experience
18 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)
More than 10 years of infant care experience
- Instruction (proper swaddling, feeding, changing, bathing)
- Assist with setting a routine
- Overnight care
- Mother's helper
Special Needs Experience
Special Needs Care Experience
- Physical Disabilities
- Medical/Special Healthcare Needs
Special Needs Conditional Experience
- Asperger's Syndrome
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
- Delayed Speech
- Hearing Loss
- Mobility Challenges
- Sensory Integration Disorder
Availability & Job Preferences
- Permanent (1 to 2 years)
- Permanent (2 or more years)
- Will consider a full time position
- Start date is flexible
My availability is valid through 9/13/16
- Open (all day, everyday)
Skills & Abilities
- Finishing homework
- Checking answers
- Studying for a test
- Basic Math
- Elementary Science
- Earth Science
- Essay Writing
- Social Studies
- Swimming Supervision
- Potty Training
- Travel with Family
- Willing to run errands as needed
- Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
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