Nanny in Minneapolis, MN 55405.
Looking for full or part-time work as a nanny.
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- Age 46
- 9 years paid experience
Last signed in: More than 6 months
Preferred Rate $10-$18 per hour
Hi there! I'm a professional actor, writer and storyteller who's been doing freelance child care to help support my career in the arts. I babysat quite a bit when I was a teenager and into my sophomore year of college, and have since worked with kids of all ages in other capacities: I've taught kids' theatre classes, been a summer camp counselor, sat for families both on call and on a consistent schedule and have been a church childcare provider. I find kids to be insightful, inspiring, and hilarious; my enthusiasm for interacting with them is always genuine. I love reading together, doing art projects, taking walks, and spontaneously inventing games to play. Also, I have no qualms about being absolutely goofy. I'm also available to tutor, and to do combination sitting/tutoring gigs (for example, one of the children for whom I sat was in first grade and needed homework help).
I emphasize compassion, cooperation and respect when I work with kids, and I'm not intimidated by mental or physical challenges, or different learning and communication styles. Housework and meal prep are also within my range. I don't have a car; I get around by bus, bike and feet, so if you're looking for drop-offs and pick-ups, that's probably not something I can do - sorry!
Please give me a call to chat. I live in Uptown Minneapolis (centrally located to much of the urban area), am fun, intelligent, warm, genuine and responsible, and look forward to hearing from you!
Age Specific Experience
9 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)
1 year of infant care experience
- Assist with setting a routine
- Mother's helper
- Occasional care
Special Needs Experience
Special Needs Care Experience
- Cognitive Disabilities
- Medical/Special Healthcare Needs
Special Needs Conditional Experience
- Asperger's Syndrome
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
- Autism Spectrum Disorder/Pervasive Developmental Disorder/Asperger Syndrome
- Down Syndrome
- Learning Disabilities
- Mental Illness
- Sensory Integration Disorder
Special Needs Services Experience
- Positive Behavioral Support
- Recreational Music or Art Therapy
- Specific Meal Preparation (foods to avoid, etc.)
Availability & Job Preferences
Willing to consider working as a live in care provider
- 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
- Available to start on 4/6/2016
My availability is valid through 7/5/16
- Open (all day, everyday)
Skills & Abilities
- Finishing homework
- Checking answers
- Studying for a test
- Basic Math
- Elementary Science
- Earth Science
- Essay Writing
- Social Studies
- Meal Preparation
- Light Housekeeping
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