Nanny in Newhall, CA 91321.
Looking for part-time work as a nanny.
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- Age 26
- 10 years paid experience
Last signed in: More than 6 months
Preferred Rate $10-$10 per hour
Hello, my name is Katie Leonard.
I love kids and really enjoy taking care of them. I have been babysitting for about 8 years, and previously worked at a Pre-School as a teacher's aid. 7 years ago I attended a "babysitting course" in which I learned CPR on newborns, children, and adults. It also taught me the basics of discipline and how to be consistant with discipline. In the past I have babysat for up to 4 children at a time, but while I worked at the Pre-School I was responsible for supervising up to 8 children by myself.
I have had quite a few "regular" families: - Two girls, one boy ages 6, 4 & 1 *With this family, I worked 5 evenings a week and occasional weekends. I was responsible for making the children dinner, bathing them and getting them in to bed for the night. On the weekends, I would work up to 8 hours. I worked with this family for about 8 months. - Two girls ages 6 & 4 *With this family, I was an occasional sitter, mainly on Friday and Saturday nights as the parents were in the music industry. Responsible for making dinner, bathing and putting to bed. I worked with this family for about 5 years. - One girl age 4 *With this family, I worked every Friday and Saturday night and occasionally did the whole weekend from Friday night until Sunday night. I was with this family for about 9 months. - Twin girls, one boy ages 7 & 6 *At one point in time, I was with this family 6 nights a week for about 6 months straight while the mother was in school and working. Since then, I have done full weekends and the occasional evening while the mother enjoyed some "mommy time" :) In total, I have been working for this family for about 5 years.
There have been other families in the mix as well, but the above were my regular jobs.
I am comfortable providing care for any age range from newborn and older. I love to play with the kids. Usually the whole time I am with the kids, I like to entertain them, unless it's bed time of course. Most kids find me really fun and entertaining. I have a silly sense of humor and am usually a "kid-magnet".
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)
2 to 3 years of infant care experience
- Assist with setting a routine
- Overnight care
- Mother's helper
- Occasional care
Special Needs Experience
Special Needs Conditional Experience
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Asperger's Syndrome
- Down Syndrome
- Hearing Loss
- 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 3/15/15
- Weekday Early Morning (Before School)
- Weekday Evenings
- Weekends Daytime
- Weekends Evenings
Skills & Abilities
- Sign Language
- Meal Preparation
- Light Housekeeping
- Swimming Supervision
- Potty Training
- Travel with Family
- Willing to run errands as needed
- Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
- Finishing homework
- Checking answers
- Studying for a test
- Basic Math
- Elementary Science
- Earth Science
- Essay Writing
- Social Studies
- Sign Language