Nanny in Chicago, IL 60660.
Looking for full or part-time work as a nanny.
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- Age 36
- 3 years paid experience
Last signed in: More than 6 months
Rating (1 review)
Preferred Rate $12-$20 per hour
Hello, Dear Families.
I have an Associate Degree in Child Development. My training as a child care professional was enriched by many classroom observations, practical activities, and great instructors. In the summer of 2012 I did my student teaching at Truman College Lab School. After that, I worked little over a year as a teacher in a preschool classroom (ages 3-5) at Christopher House, Uptown.
I attended numerous trainings and workshops regarding children’s growth and development. I also have experience working with children with special needs.
During my studies I occasionally took care of family friends’ children and pets.
I speak Bulgarian, English, and Bosnian.
I have Bachelor Degree in Philosophy, which I obtained in my home country - Bulgaria.
I've been living in Chicago since 2006..., and I love it!
Age Specific Experience
3 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)
1 year of infant care experience
- Instruction (proper swaddling, feeding, changing, bathing)
- Assist with setting a routine
- Mother's helper
- Occasional care
Special Needs Experience
Special Needs Care Experience
- Cognitive Disabilities
- Physical Disabilities
Special Needs Conditional Experience
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Autism Spectrum Disorder/Pervasive Developmental Disorder/Asperger Syndrome
- Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Special Needs Services Experience
- Dressing Assistance
- Feeding Assistance
- Grooming and Hygiene
- Mobility Assistance
- Positive Behavioral Support
Availability & Job Preferences
- Short-term (1 to 3 months)
- Temporary (4 to 12 months)
- Permanent (1 to 2 years)
- Permanent (2 or more years)
- Will consider either a part time or full time position
- Start date is flexible
My availability is valid through 10/31/14
- Open availability on weekdays (M-F)
Skills & Abilities
- Finishing homework
- Checking answers
- Studying for a test
- Meal Preparation
- Light Housekeeping
- Potty Training
We interviewed with Iva on the phone and had her over to the house meet the babes. She is a very honest, genuine, and warm soul who I would have trusted with my kids in a heartbeat. She has a real understanding of what is important to a preschooler and connected instantly with my 7 month old. Unfortunately, due to scheduling for the most part, we weren't able to make it work with her, but I would highly recommend you giving her a shot if you are looking for someone who is mature/responsible, with early childhood background, really genuine, (very clear English as well), and all around a sweet animal and people loving person.
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