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Louise B.     Age 76      Female      New York  - Madison Avenue UES
Member ID: 14806 
Seeking work as a : Nanny or Babysitter or Nanny/Housekeeper or Mother's Helper or Travel companion with family - temporary or permanent contracts 
Position Type: Live-In or Live-Out, Full Time, Part Time 
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  About Me
An energetic female who raised a beautiful daughter with a successful personal and career in Canada. I have a diversified background in education, am a certified early childhood teacher with experience in Canada, New York and recently in a private early childhood school in Japan. I enjoyed a short term nanny position on the UES with two young children.
With an art and visual performing degree I enjoy many hobbies and interests. I am active in maintaining a healthy lifestyle with running, practicing yoga, cooking and enjoying outdoors activities - swimming, skiing, dancing, visiting parks, museums and events happening in the city.
My passion working with children is to be positive, proactive in providing fun, stimulating activities that are age appropriate to encourage developmental growth academically, socially and emotionally. A favorite activity I enjoy is reading stories throughout the day, singing and engaging in fun play activities.
Communication with the family is done with daily highlights of our day, recognizing successes, fun we had and planning activities that work around the families schedule.
I am available and will consider part-time or full time, live in or live out, have a valid passport to travel, and assist with children's laundry, their room and errands.
Additional skills: Infant CPR, yoga for children, cooking with little chefs, drivers license Literacy and Writing Coach. 
Valid Driver's License:
Has a Vehicle:
Can Swim Well:
Smoking Status:
Comfortable with pets:
Languages spoken:
English, English 
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  Work Experience & Education Background
10 years experience, 2 references
Nanny for two young children (4 and 7 years) UES New York... Aug - Nov 2012
Pick-up from school, prepared snacks, arranged playdates, accompanied them to arranged events - sports, museum programs, going to playgrounds, assisting with completion of school projects, developing personal responsibility for keeping their room tidy, organized and safe, visiting the Library, playing games at home on the 'rainy day', planning special activities (pumpkin carving, creating cards, writing thank you notes, preparing healthy snacks, dinner for children, bath time and sharing stories while waiting for Mom and Dad to come home from work. When family took short weekend trips out of town assisting the family in preparation of packing and travel needs. Meeting Mom at Clinic for pre arranged medical appointments and if necessary administering medical throughout the day as required. Contacting Mom if urgent health issues that arose during the day.
My initial few days with family, find out what things the children like to do or if infants ask parents about schedules, needs or concerns about how I would plan day with child(ten).
I have time, patience and lots of energy to have fun days with lots of laughter, giggles and big smiles. 
Childcare experience within the following age groups:
Newborn - 3 months, 3 - 12 months, 1 - 2 years, 2 - 5 years, 5 - 10 years, over 10 years of age, special needs children, twins, triplets  
Bachelor's Degree, CPR Training, First Aid Training, College Child Education Courses, TESOL 
Completed extensive University training and granted my certification in Education as a teacher. Specialized in Early Childhood with additional certification in the Arts and Visual Performing degree. During my eight years teaching in New York city, I had the opportunity to work in the capacity of a Literacy coach. This position was working with teachers and students to implement mandated programs in reading and writing. Additional course study in specialized programs such as Montessori, Head Start, Art Therapy for Children and special need students with computer programs.  
  Job Preferences
Seeking work as a :
Nanny or Babysitter or Nanny/Housekeeper or Mother's Helper or Travel companion with family - temporary or permanent contracts 
Position Type:
Live-In or Live-Out, Full Time, Part Time 
Work Hours:
30 - 40 hours/week 
Position Duration:
   3 - 12 months
   1 - 2 years
   As Long as Needed
   Summer Position
   Occasional/As Needed
Childcare Duties:
   Light Housekeeping
   Running errands
   Preparing meals
   Transporting children
   Children's Laundry
   Limited/light housekeeping
   Occasional supervision of childrens friends/guests
   Ironing children's clothing as needed
   Children's baths and dressing
   Help with homework
   Adhere to special dietary rules (vegetarian, kosher, lactose intolerant, etc.)
   Packing Children's lunches
   Mending Children's clothing as required
   Planning activities for the children
Desired Start Date:
May 28, 2013 
Desired Salary:
$20/Hour or $800 - $1000/month 
Will work with up to:
Three children 
Will travel with the family:
Will care  Special Needs Children:
Housekeeping Duties:
   Keep a grocery list
   Initial preparation of family's dinner as directed
   Keep the kitchen tidy during work hours
   Greeting/serving household guests
   Feed pets during work day as directed
   Walk dog and/or pet care
   Plant care (indoor)
   Family laundry
   Family sheets/towels and other linens
   Grocery shopping regularly as directed
   Dust/Vacuum entire house, minumum weekly frequency
   Sweep kitchen floor daily
   Mop Kitchen floor weekly, minumum weekly frequency
   Run/Empty dishwasher daily
   Empty kitchen trash as required
   Errands, including dry cleaning, as directed
   Supervise contractors and tradespersons
   Event and entertainment planning and organization
Additional Experiences/Qualifications/Preferences:
Have extensive experience organizing and working special events. assisting with celebrity charity auctions. Assisted with Summer Art festival, performed visual exhibits of local artists, worked Gala evening and Celebrity events. In Canada, while at University, I had the great pleasure of working at a six month World Exposition in the capacity of Guest Relations and VIP events. Initially the position was volunteering but I was promoted to a paid position based on my merits and work ethics.