Nanny in West Des Moines, IA 50265.
Looking for part-time work as a nanny.
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West Des Moines, IA
- Age 32
- 16 years paid experience
Last signed in: Within two months
Preferred Rate $10-$15 per hour
I am 29 years old and originally from a small town between Carroll and Denison, IA. I am the oldest in my family with a 26 year old sister and a 21 year old brother. I graduated from Morningside College with an elementary education degree in 2007. While at Morningside I play basketball for two years and volleyball for four years. In 2010, I received a Master's Degree as a Reading Specialist.
I just finished my sixth year of teaching at Jolley Elementary in Vermillion, SD. For five years I have been a Title 1 math and reading teacher for 2nd-5th graders. I also taught one year of 4th grade.
I married my husband in 2011 and we don't have children yet. I am looking to make some extra money besides my teaching salary, and because I have always loved kids, babysitting was an obvious choice for me.
I have been babysitting since I was in 7th grade for kids of all ages. I babysat all through high school and through college. I was a lifeguard for three years in high school, and I worked in the daycare at the Siouxland Family Center (preschool and afterschoolers rooms) for two summers during college. The summer of 2008, I was a nanny for a family in Sioux City (2nd grader and a 5th grader). I don't really have much of a preference for which age group I like to babysit.
I love to be outside and believe kids should spend more time outside and doing activities rather than in front of the tv or computer. I think kids should be offered a variety of activities to keep them entertained, but I also believe that some discipline is necessary.
Age Specific Experience
16 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)
4 to 5 years of infant care experience
- Instruction (proper swaddling, feeding, changing, bathing)
- Assist with setting a routine
- Mother's helper
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
Skills & Abilities
- Finishing homework
- Checking answers
- Studying for a test
- Basic Math
- Elementary Science
- Meal Preparation
- Light Housekeeping
- Swimming Supervision
- Potty Training
- Willing to run errands as needed
- Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
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