Nanny in Colchester, CT 06415.
Looking for part-time work as a nanny.
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- Age 27
- 10 years paid experience
Last signed in: More than 6 months
Preferred Rate $100-$300 per week
Full Name: Kirstin Rae Tuttle Nickname: Kira
Age: 24 years of age
Years of Experience: 11 years of child care experience
I've also worked for The Discovery Center from March 2013-June 2013 for the Spring season with 4th, 5th and 6th graders.
Reccently I was working at Marlborough Elementary School for their before and after school program [MECCA] from 7:00am-8:30am and from 2:15/45pm until 5:30/6:00pm Monday through Friday.
I worked all summer (from 2010-present) at YMCA camp Mohawk as the Unit Leader for the Senior Unit (Ages 14-16) a senior counselor, trip leader, life guard and assistant horse back riding staff. I have worked for two years as a teachers assistant at an elementary school in Virginia Beach, VA called Betty F. Williams Elementary school.
A little about me: I have a mother named Sharon and a step father named Steve who live in New York with our lovely black lab Jack. I also have a father named Don and a step mother named Elaine they in Connecticut with my eight year old brother Jake, and two pets Max and Maverick. I have a sister named Kelsey who just graduated from Unity College in Maine. We are very close and I am so very proud of her.
Here are some things that my campers have said about me:
"I think it's fantastic that you know the names of every single camper in your Unit and that you truly care about every single one of them. You amaze me." Natalia
"You always make me feel better when I am down." Cayla
"You are an awesome counselor, and I love how you care about your campers." Emily
"You are an amazing person. You are so nice and sweet. This summer you are making an impact on so many girl's lives, including mine. Thank you!" Lauren
"You are my role model, friend, and counselor all-in one. Everything you do makes me want to be a better person. You're funny, charming and sweet. Thank you for being there and being somebody I look up to. Love you forever." Em
Here are some of the other counselor's quotes:
"It was great meeting you this summer. You're so sweet and you were always willing to talk to me no matter how busy you were." Sara
"You are one of the lovliest, most genuinely kind people I have ever met." Leah
"I couldn't have gotten through this summer without you." Emily
"You are always so nice and friendly!" Nora
"You have such a great way about you, people arre so comfortable around you. I am so glad to have gotten to know you, I feel very lucky." Sam
"You are the sweeest person at camp. Always postive with something nice to say. I always cheered up when you were around." Ashley
"Your always so happy and full of spirit!" Katie
"From the start you were always super open and welcoming, and it's great! Your girls obviously love you and so do all of the staff!" Alison
"Thanks for all your hard work and effort. you are willing to do anything which is fantastic!" Jaxie (Waterfront Director 2010)
If you need any more references I would be more than happy to give them to you.
Classes taken that apply to job: Early Childhood (Formerly Child Development I) (0832) Level 2 Semester 1/2 Credit This course is for any student who may be considering the fields of education, healthcare, social work, or human services. It is also for the students who would like to effectively interact with children as a relative, future coach, mentor or parent. Child development topics include: the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of infants and toddlers, conception, pregnancy, prenatal care, birth defects, child abuse, child birth and the impact of an infant on a family through the use of infant simulators. This course is part of the Early Childhood College Career Pathway with Three Rivers Community College.
Middle Childhood & Exceptionalities (Formerly Child Development II) (0833) Level 2 Semester 1/2 Credit This course is a continuation of Early Childhood and addresses the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of children ages four to twelve. Typical and atypical development will be addressed. Students will explore various exceptional children topics. Students will explore national and state special education laws and practices as well as gain experience in working with preschool children and students with special needs. Instructor approval is required. Prerequisite: Early Childhood
THE PRESCHOOLER (0824) Level 2 Semester 1/2 Credit Students interested in the field of early childhood education would benefit from this course. This course is an extension of Early Childhood and will emphasize learning the Child Development Associate competencies. Only students seriously interested in interacting with young children should sign up for this course, as we will be operating our own preschool, The Beginner Bobcat Preschool. Students will be responsible to create, conduct, implement, and evaluate lessons for preschool students. Students will also create bulletin boards, story books, finger plays and other preschool based assignments. It will be required that students arrange to make formal observations at a daycare, preschool or kindergarten setting. This course is part of the Early Childhood College Career Pathway with Three Rivers Community College. Instructor approval is required. Prerequisite: Early Childhood
CULINARY ARTS I (0811) Level 2 Semester 1/2 Credit Students will apply basic cooking techniques to food preparation in the areas of: breakfast foods, salads, vegetables, grains, sandwiches, casseroles, some basic desserts. This course begins with the study of kitchen safety and sanitation and includes a focus on personal nutrition, kitchen math, lab organization, and equipment. Open to grades 9-12.
CULINARY ARTS II (0812) Level 2 Semester 1/2 Credit Students will apply basic and advanced cooking techniques to food preparation in the areas of stocks, soups, sauces, poultry, meats, fish, and shellfish. This course begins with a review of kitchen safety and sanitation and includes a focus on menu writing, food presentation with garnishing, recent topics in nutrition, and working with more advanced recipes. Students will work to perfect mise en place, kitchen math, and their overall understanding of culinary principles. Prerequisite: Culinary Arts I
I have also taken a course called INST 202 The School and Society at Virginia Wesleyan College.
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)
6 to 10 years of infant care experience
- Overnight care
- Mother's helper
- Occasional care
Special Needs Experience
Special Needs Care Experience
- Cognitive Disabilities
- Physical Disabilities
- Medical/Special Healthcare Needs
Special Needs Conditional Experience
- Asperger's Syndrome
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
- Autism Spectrum Disorder/Pervasive Developmental Disorder/Asperger Syndrome
- Delayed Speech
- Developmental Language Disorder
- Down Syndrome
- Hearing Loss
- Juvenile Diabetes
- Learning Disabilities
- Premature Newborn
- Visual Impairment
Special Needs Services Experience
- Administering Medication
- Assistance With Transportation
- Sign Language
- Specific Meal Preparation (foods to avoid, etc.)
Availability & Job Preferences
- 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 3/7/16
- Weekday Early Morning (Before School)
- Weekday Evenings
- Weekends Daytime
- Weekends Evenings
Skills & Abilities
- 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
- Homework Help
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