Colleen D. Nanny in Lynnwood, WA 98037.
Looking for full-time work as a nanny.
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- Age 56
- 10 years paid experience
Last signed in: Within a month
Preferred Rate $18-$20 per hour
My childcare experience started in the 4th grade with two toddlers! I have truly loved children my entire life. I continued babysitting through high school; then in college had a couple live in nanny jobs. For one and a half years, I lived with a family full time - at first there was a 4-year-old and a 2-year-old; followed by a newborn. After college I began my working career with the State of WA but continued in my helping fashion. I married; we got into foster care; and followed that with adoption. I also did respite care for other foster families needing a "respite". This was usually weekends. My focus has been working with special needs populations. So, I've truly done all there is. I am also a guardian to an adult with developmental disabilities.
In January of 2012 I accepted a full time nanny position with a family with a newly adopted infant. I worked for them through 2012 and due to divorce, dad and baby relocated to DC. I finished out my one year contract with them, accompanied dad and baby to DC as well. We maintain contact and plan to visit this summer! I worked with another family January 2013 through July 2015 as the child began FT preschool. I then worked for another family with a 1.5 year old and he is now in preschool also.
I am also a grammy to a 4 year old granddaughter who lives in Vancouver, WA. She was born six weeks early and weighed 4 pounds. She is perfectly fine now. I am also grammy to a 2 YO boy. I was his legal guardian from two months through six months and my daughter and he now reside with us. I am fresh with all the antics of the younger crowd and am having the time of my life!
I love babies and toddlers as well as pre-school ages. It is so fun to help them learn and look for fun, new, creative ways to engage their learning! I always get along with all ages of kids. I'm fun and silly all the time. I play on the floor and am interested in what they are doing and thinking.
I have tons of professional references as well as child related. I believe in being out and about experiencing what the community and world has to offer. I also LOVE dogs. I have a Havanese puppy named Jax. He is my spoiled baby.
I have current CPR and First Aid. I have a 2015 Honda CIvic and a clean record of moving violations. I am also current on immunizations.
If you are reviewing my profile, send me a message! I will be available for FT by January 11th, 2017 possibly sooner. Thank you for reviewing my history.
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)
4 to 5 years of infant care experience
- Assist with setting a routine
- Overnight care
- Mother's helper
- Occasional care
Special Needs Experience
Age groups: Infant, Toddler, Youth, Teen
Has own special needs child
Years of Experience: More than 10 years
Special Needs Care Experience
- Cognitive Disabilities
Special Needs Conditional Experience
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
- Delayed Speech
- Down Syndrome
- Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
- Learning Disabilities
- Mental Illness
Special Needs Services Experience
- Administering Medication
- Assistance With Transportation
Availability & Job Preferences
- Permanent (2 or more years)
- Will consider a full time position
- Start date is flexible
My availability is valid through 2/12/16
- Weekday Evenings
- Weekends Daytime
- Weekends Evenings
Skills & Abilities
- Meal Preparation
- Light Housekeeping
- Potty Training
- Willing to run errands as needed
- Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
- Homework Help
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