Nanny in Ankeny, IA 50023.
Looking for full-time work as a nanny.
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- Age 25
- 8 years paid experience
Last signed in: More than 6 months
Preferred Rate $15-$35 per hour
My name is Kallie Simmons and I am graduating in May of 2014 from Hendrix College (which is a small, private liberal arts school in Conway, Arkansas) with a degree in Sociology and History. I am an Iowa native and grew up in Gilbert (outside of Ames) and am returning in May. Since I am not entirely sure what I want to do next, and because I love working with children I though a nannying position could be a great fit.
I have been babysitting and nannying on and off for nine years. During that time I have worked with children from 3 months to 15 years of age. Throughout my college career I rarely ever babysat or nannied, but I did gain other valuable experience in childcare. I worked at a Boys & Girls Club that serves over two hundred members, am an assistant troop leader for a group of ten 7-9 year old Girl Scouts, have worked in a school as a reading/writing/math tutor, and have worked as a CASA volunteer.
My experiences in childcare and my love of organization, communication, and spending time outside make me a great nanny candidate. I have high energy, am an optimist, and love reading.
Feel free to contact me with concerns or questions! I would love to hear from you.
Age Specific Experience
8 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)
1 year of infant care experience
- Mother's helper
- Occasional care
Special Needs Experience
Special Needs Care Experience
- Cognitive Disabilities
Special Needs Conditional Experience
- Asperger's Syndrome
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
- Autism Spectrum Disorder/Pervasive Developmental Disorder/Asperger Syndrome
- Down Syndrome
- Learning Disabilities
Special Needs Services Experience
- Dressing Assistance
- Feeding Assistance
- Positive Behavioral Support
- 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)
- Summer Position
- Will consider a full time position
- Available to start on 5/7/2014
My availability is valid through 5/7/14
- Open (all day, everyday)
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
- Finishing homework
- Checking answers
- Studying for a test
- Basic Math
- Elementary Science
- Earth Science
- Essay Writing
- Social Studies