Rachel R. Nanny in Lake Villa, IL 60046.
Looking for part-time work as a nanny.
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Lake Villa, IL
- Age 33
- 15 years paid experience
Last signed in: More than 6 months
Preferred Rate $10-$20 per hour
Early childhood is my specialty, but I love working with children of all ages. I was a lead teacher in a classroom of 2-year-olds for over 3 years. I also have experience working with school-aged children and in a home daycare setting. I have a degree in Music Education, and I have taken graduate level courses in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education.
I strongly believe that young children are sponges for information and they love to learn. I enjoy creating fun theme-related activities to encourage learning through play. The activities I provide include many subject areas (music, science, art, language, motor, etc.) in order to better prepare children for Kindergarten.
I avoid discipline problems through distraction and redirection. In my experience, I have found that often, behavior problems occur as a result of boredom. But if a child is engaged in activities they find interesting, behavior issues decrease dramatically.
I am an experienced potty-trainer and I have used my rewards-based system to potty train dozens of children!
Healthy food is important to me, but I do not see any harm in small snacks. The meals I create almost always include an entree, a fruit, and a vegetable... and the occasional cookie for dessert. :)
I believe laughter, fun, and a good sense of humor are essential when working with children. It makes them more comfortable and it helps me love what I do.
I left work to be home with my daughter (2011) and use my experience and education to homeschool her.
I can promise the same love, care, and enthusiasm will be given to your child. With your permission, I like to go on short “field trips” to library story times and other local children's events.
With my skills and experience, your child will receive private daycare quality in a cozy home environment.
I am currently interested in pursuing positions where I watch children out of my home, but am open to discussing other arrangements. Please do not hesitate to message me with any questions and I look forward to meeting you!
Age Specific Experience
15 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)
- Assist with setting a routine
- Occasional care
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)
- Will consider a part time position
- Start date is flexible
My availability is valid through 2/29/16
- Open availability on weekdays (M-F)
Skills & Abilities
- Finishing homework
- Checking answers
- Meal Preparation
- Potty Training
- Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
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