Nanny in Riverdale, MD 20737.
Looking for part-time work as a nanny.
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- Age 26
- 6 years paid experience
Last signed in: More than 6 months
Preferred Rate $10-$15 per hour
Hello! I'm Elyse, a 22 year old college student majoring in special education. I want to be a secondary special education teacher, teaching English and reading. I have been around children my entire life and have loved every minute of it! I started as a routine babysitter for numerous families, often spending every weekend night babysitting. I ran the nursery at my church on Sunday mornings for four hours each week. Parents would drop off their newborn - 4 years old children at the nursery while they attended services. I planned activities for the children, played with them, ensured their safety and helped with any diapering or bathroom needs. I most recently worked for a year at the NAEYC-certified Inova Fairfax Hospital Child Care Center where I worked with the preschool aged children, helping the lead teacher design development appropriate lesson plans. I would lead circle times and various activities, along with helping with snack and lunch. I provided daily input to parents about their child's day and cleaned and sanitized the room daily. Some of the things I love to do with children include teaching them American Sign Language, which I am currently learning in college. I also love to teach them about music and bring in some of the instruments I play (including saxophone and french horn) to give small concerts. I love putting on puppet shows or dancing around the room to Disney music.
I enjoy singing lullabies and sitting in a rocking chair to help children go to sleep. I'm very patient and energetic. I like playing tag or soccer outside.
I am an excellent cook and cook gluten free for myself. I love to bake, and use cooking or baking as science lessons in measurements and nutrition.
I love children and plan to spend my life teaching them, so please give me the honor of knowing your children.
Age Specific Experience
6 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)
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
- Sign Language
- Potty Training
- Meal Preparation
- Light Housekeeping
- Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
- Homework Help