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Jaydene

Personal Details

Reference # 201-12010
Name Jaydene
Nationality South African
Age 29
Gender Female
Marital Status Single
Languages English, Afrikaans

Requirements

1.Do you have at least 1 years child care experience with contactable references?Yes
2.Do you have your own reliable child safe vehicle (ie seat belts all round) and a valid South African driving license?Yes
3.Have you completed your Matric or Gr.12 equivalent?No
4.Do you hold a valid First Aid/CPR Certificate? If No, please click here to take part in a course near you.Yes
5.Is your criminal record clear(ie. no criminal record)?Yes
6.Are you in good health?Yes
7.Do you have a friendly, outgoing, caring and patient personality?Yes
8.Are you relatively active and enjoy being outdoors?Yes
9.Do you love being around children and enjoy doing creative activities with them?Yes

Transport

Do you have a drivers license?Yes
If yes, do you have a vehicle?Yes
If yes, is your vehicle roadworthy?Yes
If yes, specify your transport (Specify year and model or public)2004 Polo classic TDI
Do you have seat belts all round?Yes
Have you ever been in an accident where you were driving and it was your fault?No
If yes please describe the accident and when it happenedN/A
How long have you been driving for?I have been driving since 2009.

Education

Secondary EducationI completed grade 11 through Glen High School in 2007. Subjects taken: English, Afrikaans, Consumer studies, History, Biology, Maths literature,
Tertiary EducationI completed a certificate in Conference, Exhibition and Events management through Damelin Centurion in 2008.
First aid Training(If no, please fill in the application form for the course byclicking here, we cannot register you if have not done or do not complete a first aid course)Yes
Other trainingNo I don´t have any other training

References:

Reference 1:

Period and reason for leavingI worked for Michelle from April 2008 to April 2009. My reason for leaving was because she left work to become a stay at home mom.
Number of children,age and gender of the children when you started?She had 1 boy who was 2 years old when I started.
What were your duties?My duties were to do play educational games, play games outside such as play ball, work on fine and gross motor skills, prepared meals, and supervise sleep time.
Your comments on the experience with this positionI loved it very much as I love children.

Areas & Availability

Areas

PRETORIA
Pretoria East
Pretoria Centurion

Availability

Au Pair availability:

Availability Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
6am-12pm              
12pm-6pm              
6pm-6am              

Babysitting availability:

Availability Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
6am-12pm              
12pm-6pm              
6pm-6am

Availability Questions

Please state your areas of availabilityPretoria East and Pretoria Centurion
Please state your accurate times of availabilityI am working full time as a teacher, but I am available for baby-sitting. (2012).

Salary expectations

Full timeNeg.
Part timeNeg.

Questions

Please tell us a bit more about the courses you are currently busy with, if any and also a bit more about where you see yourself in 5 years? I am currently studying to be a Montessori pre school teacher through Montessori College. In 5 years I would like to own my own Montessori school.
How did you get involved in child care and why are you interested au pairing/ babysitting?I got involved in childcare because I have always wanted to work with kids. I am interested in au pairing and babysitting now as I love children.
What is the age of the youngest child you have cared for?The youngest child I have cared for was 2 years old.
What activities are you involved in?Activities I am involved in is photography
What do you do in your spare time? Do you have any hobbies or other jobs?In my spare time I enjoy going to the gym, reading, and occasional babysitting.
What are your interests?I am interested in learning baby message, babynastics, baby stimulation. I am also interested in doing events management for children's parties etc.
What do you like most about childcare and being part of a childs life?What I enjoy most about being apart of a child´s life is being able to see them learn and experience things, and being able to make a difference in their lives.
What kinds of activities do you enjoy doing with children?Activities I enjoy doing with children is going outside and playing games in the park, playing educational games, painting and drawing.
Explain what you would do in case of an emergency?In case of emergency I would access it first access the situation, I would contact the parents and use the first aid I have. If a critical situation would call and ambulance or take the child to the hospital.
What is the most difficult situation you have encountered while caring for a child? How did you handle it?I haven´t experience any difficult situations.
What is your approach to discipline?My approach to discipline is firm but fair, but when it comes to other peoples children, it is dependant on the parents.

How would you handle:

A two year old having a tantrum?If a 2 year old was throwing a tantrum, I would just ignore it.
A 5 year old drawing on a wall?If a 5 year old was drawing on a wall I would phone the parents and ask them how they want me to handle the situation.
An 8 year old refusing to do homework?If an 8 year old was refusing to do their homework, I would try compromise with the child and also try and make their homework fun.
Which age groups are you comfortable working with?I am most comfortable working with children from 2 years old up.
Do you still work for any of your previous clients? Which ones?Yes I still do occasional babysitting for Michelle.
Do you have any children of your own? If so, how old are they?No I don´t have any children of my own.
Please tell us a bit more about how you would describe yourself?I would describe myself as responsible, reliable, honest and easy going.
Can you cook? (give an example of a breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack)Yes
BreakfastBacon and eggs / cereal
LunchToasted sandwich / hot dogs
DinnerPasta / macarroni and cheese / meat and vegetables
SnackFruit
Is there any type of food you feel uncomfortable cooking?No there isn´t anything I am uncomfortable cooking.
Please tell us a bit more about your family? Eg. Do you have brothers and sisters? How old are they? What do your parents do?Are your parents still married? etc.My parents got divorced when I was 10. My mom is a sales rep. Me and my mom are very close and are like best friends. I have one sister who is 22 years old, and two bothers 9 and 30 years old. We are a very close family.

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