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  • 31 years paid experience
  • Age 70
  • Nanny in Ledyard, CT 06339

Meet Cathy

  • Special Education Certification
  • Comfortable with pets
  • Has a car

.Hi! My name is Cathy. I am a young-looking and young-acting retired special education teacher . I really miss the kids. I had been an honorary grandmother to a little girl and watched her one day a week from birth to kindergarten. I played with her both inside - playing board games/Legos/card games/Play-Doh, baked, did arts and crafts, watched Disney /educational videos and outside - going to the park,library, playground, children's museums, aquarium, beach. I have experience with infants and have taught grade ranges Kindergarten through high school. I am very friendly, responsible, caring, kind, cheerful, and hard-working. I have watched a 7 year old girl and 9 year old boy for almost a year until they moved , helping them with homework, playing outdoors, and going to parks, the zoo, movies, and kid's fun places. I have taken care of and nurtured a toddler from the time she was Read more 3 months old until 2 years of age. We went on daily outings to the park, library, and children's museum. I have kept a daily journal for parents to enhance communication. I have had several dogs ( golden retrievers) and am pet-friendly. I am very hard-working, reliable, friendly, kind, supportive, and loyal.

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Availability

Babysitter

  • Generally available mornings, afternoons, evenings, late nights and weekends

Nanny

  • Willing to consider a part time position
  • Seeking Temporary (4 to 12 months), Permanent (1 to 2 years) employment
  • Start date is flexible
  • My availability is valid through 6/8/18

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Holly P.

9/4/2018

Cathy is an amazing care taker for my son. She understands his needs and is very attention to detail with communication and with all of the activities. I highly recommend her. She is prompt and readily available. After her 2 hour interview with both of us chatting away...I felt very comfortable with choosing her.

Experience

Willing to care for 3 children per sitting

$15-$20/hr for the first child, $5 for each additional child

  • Infants (age 0-11 months) expand

    • Swaddling
    • Feeding
    • Changing
    • Bathing
    • Assist with setting a routine
    • Mother's helper
    • Occasional care
  • Toddlers (age 1-3)
  • Preschooler (age 4-5)
  • Grade School (age 6-11)
  • Pre-teen/ Teenage age (12+)
  • Special needs expand

    • Cognitive Disabilities
    • Social/Emotional
    • Asperger's Syndrome
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
    • Autism
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder/Pervasive Developmental Disorder/Asperger Syndrome
    • Down Syndrome
    • Dyslexia
    • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
    • Learning Disabilities
    • Mental Illness
    • Positive Behavioral Support

Education

special education

University of Connecticut

References

Additional services

  • Meal Preparation
  • Laundry
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Crafts
  • Potty Training
  • Willing to run errands as needed
  • Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
  • Homework expand

    • Finishing homework
    • Checking answers
    • Studying for a test
    • Proofreading
    • Basic math
    • Pre-algebra
    • Elementary science
    • Earth science
    • Science
    • English
    • Essay writing
    • Social studies

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