Nanny in Ferndale, MI 48220.
Looking for full-time work as a nanny.
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- Age 37
- 10 years paid experience
Last signed in: More than 6 months
Preferred Rate $12-$16 per hour
Hello! You may have just found someone to make your life a lot easier and your children's lives richer and fuller! I've been a nanny for 8 years now, but as is the way of these things, my current charge is getting ready to enter school full time in the fall, leaving me with new availability. I would like to find a position that will be full time and ideally long term. If your family is growing, wonderful! I am great with all ages and have a special gift with babies (I have been called the Baby Whisperer by a previous employer!) I am a very hands on, interactive, educational and most importantly playful caregiver. If/when the children I care for sleep, I turn into a super helper around the house, doing dishes, laundry, general tidying or, if you are working from home, I can even run errands. I have some evening and weekend availability for babysitting, but I do think it's important to have a healthy balance of personal time, so I try to schedule babysitting in advance, and no more than two weekend days/nights a month so that I can also have a social life.
Before going into the private sector, I worked in a wonderful daycare for 2 years, specializing in infant and toddler care. I also worked in the children's department of Borders for a few years (when there still was Borders!) and created a very popular story hour complete with crafts and other activities. While in college I volunteered with the Gratiot County Child Advocacy and even won an award for my efforts! Before that I always helped out in my parents' church nurseries. Basically, there has never been a time in my life when I wasn't working with children!
Everything else you want to know will require getting in touch with me, so please do so! I look forward to hearing from you!
Age Specific Experience
10 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)
More than 10 years of infant care experience
- Instruction (proper swaddling, feeding, changing, bathing)
- Assist with setting a routine
- Overnight care
Special Needs Experience
Special Needs Conditional Experience
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Hearing Loss
- Visual Impairment
Availability & Job Preferences
- Permanent (2 or more years)
- Will consider a full time position
- Start date is flexible
My availability is valid through 6/7/16
- Open availability on weekdays (M-F)
Skills & Abilities
- Checking answers
- Studying for a test
- Basic Math
- Elementary Science
- Earth Science
- Essay Writing
- Social Studies
- 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