Katie O. Nanny in Arlington, VA 22201.
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- Age 34
- 10 years paid experience
Last signed in: More than 6 months
Preferred Rate $14-$16 per hour
I am seeking a full time summer nanny position. I am fun, energetic, and patient. I have my masters degree in Early Childhood Special Education focusing on infant/toddler development. I am currently a preschool teacher for the Chicago Public Schools. I have over 12 years of babysitting experience. I am CPR certified. Resume for your review Objective To obtain a full time summer nanny position (Summer 2009) Education Graduate Master of Education in Early Childhood Special Education University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, GPA 3.89/4.00 Certification: Early Intervention Credential pending Undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 2006 Certification: Type 04 Certification with Special Education Approval (Birth-3rd grade)Professional GPA: 3.88/4.00 Experience August 2007-Present Chicago Public Schools Chicago, IL Special Education Preschool Teacher -Work collaboratively and interchangeably with the regular education teacher and aide Spring 2007 University of Illinois Champaign, IL Stay n’ Play Playgroup Facilitator (Infants 6 months to 13 months) -Implemented the Parents Interacting With Infants (PIWI) philosophy -Prepared lesson plans focusing on a new developmental topic each week Conducted home visits with families -Facilitated parent-child interactions using dyadic and triadic strategies to expand interactions while supporting the child’s development -Adapted and individualized activities for a variety of ages, interests, and abilities Spring 2007 Carle Hospital Champaign, IL Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Traineeship Observed and assisted in interactions with infants using “Developmental Care” strategies Supported families while learning about the personal experience of having an infant in the NICU Fall 2006 Easter Seals Bloomington, IL Developmental Therapist Intern Performed developmental screenings of infants and toddlers using the Ages and Stages Questionnaire -Assisted in developmental evaluations using the Battelle Developmental Inventory 2nd Edition -Compiled written reports of evaluation results -Responsible for planning, organizing and facilitating activities during toddler playgroup -Facilitated home therapy sessions and documented progress made towards goals written in the child’s IFSP Spring 2006 Southside Elementary School Champaign, IL Student Teacher (Third Grade) - Responsible for the planning, organizing, and teaching the chemistry “mystery powder” unit -Developed activities for a variety of interests and abilities -Facilitated guided reading lessons to increase students’ fluency and understanding Fall 2005 Champaign Early Childhood Center Champaign, IL Senior Practicum Student Teacher (Bilingual at-risk Pre-K classroom, half-day) -Created lesson plans in both Spanish and English to teach twelve Spanish-speaking preschool children the skills needed to enter kindergarten -Worked with students with speech and language delays and incorporated IEP goals into daily activities -Successfully implemented the project approach in classroom activities in order to encourage exploration in the classroom -Organized and supervised a field site visit to the grocery store to further the students’ knowledge concerning food, jobs and services at the supermarket -Conducted parent-teacher conferences -Implemented a new math curriculum Everyday Math into preschool activities Spring 2005 Middletown Early Childhood Center Mahomet, IL Junior Practicum Student Teacher (Kindergarten, half-day) - Instructed twenty-one students in a kindergarten classroom -Assisted students in their development of reading and writing skills§ Assumed responsibilities such as leading morning calendar and small group instruction -Conducted parent-teacher conferences 2004 - present Western Dupage Special Recreation Association Carol Stream, IL Camp Director -Supervised the staff to ensure children’s needs were met and activities ran smoothly -Developed and implemented activities for middle school campers with disabilities -Inclusion aide in multiple park district programs throughout DuPage County such as Morning Preschool, Move and Groove, Outdoor Fun, bowling and swim lessons 1999-2004 Wheaton Park District, WDSRA Wheaton,IL Swim Instructor - Taught children ages 1 to 17 the fundamentals of swimming -Worked with children with special needs to teach them survival skills in the water -Facilitated parent-tot swim lessons aimed at empowering parents to feel comfortable in teaching their children to swim 2004 Thomas Paine Elementary School Urbana, IL Teacher Assistant -Assisted a second grade child with a disability during his P.E class -Encouraged positive sportsmanship during activities Presentations Horton, A., Manning, L., O’Brien, K., & Chung, Y. (2007). Prevention and promotion: Supporting children’s social emotional development while preventing challenging behaviors. Session presented at 29th annual Head Start Conference. Springfield, IL. Interests/abilities Ulster Project, Northern Ireland exchange program emphasizing an end to violence between Protestants and Catholics Hold a Private Pilots License and enjoy flying Certified in CPR, first aid, lifeguard Proficient in Windows XP, Microsoft office, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, I-movie
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)
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
- Potty Training
- Meal Preparation
- Light Housekeeping
- Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
- Homework Help