Heather R. Nanny in Torrington, CT 06790.
Looking for part-time work as a nanny.
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- Age 44
- 27 years paid experience
Last signed in: More than 6 months
Preferred Rate $10-$15 per hour
I began baby-sitting when I was in sixth grade, and have been baby-sitting ever since. Besides baby-sitting for neighborhood children, I also watched my three nieces after school, or as needed. During the summer, I would watch two of my nieces every day, until they got old enough to stay home alone. My most recent job was last year doing after school care for a 7 year old.
I also have a lot of experience with children besides baby-sitting. I have always been an active part of my nieces' lives (they are now 18, 20, and 22). In high school, besides baby-sitting, I worked at the day care center in my high school and was a day camp counselor. In college, I volunteered as a mentor to an at-risk child, and worked at the UCONN preschool. My college degree was in human development and family relations with a concentration in childhood and adolescence. After college, I volunteered as a Big Sister with the Big Brother/Big Sister program. I was with my little sister from the time she was 6, until she turned 13 and thought she was too old for a big sister. My first job out of college was working as a preschool teacher for three years, followed by 11 years of working as a special education paraprofessional in an elementary school. I have also spent time as a tutor, both after school and during the summer. I also volunteered to teach church Sunday school for a couple of years.
I love to stay busy: some of my interests are reading, baking, playing games, doing crafty/creative things, bike riding, taking walks/hikes, playing tennis, puzzles, bowling, and miniature golf.
Age Specific Experience
27 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
Special Needs Experience
Special Needs Care Experience
- Cognitive Disabilities
- Physical Disabilities
Special Needs Conditional Experience
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
- Autism Spectrum Disorder/Pervasive Developmental Disorder/Asperger Syndrome
- Juvenile Diabetes
- Learning Disabilities
- Multiple Sclerosis
Availability & Job Preferences
Has a child who needs to accompany care provider on the job
- 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 4/28/15
- Weekday Afternoons (After School)
- Weekends Daytime
- Weekends Evenings
Skills & Abilities
- Finishing homework
- Checking answers
- Studying for a test
- Meal Preparation
- Swimming Supervision
- Potty Training
- Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
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