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Lizle

Personal Details

Reference # 201-16486
Name Lizle
Nationality South African
Age 31
Gender Female
Marital Status Single
Languages Afrikaan 1st, English 2nd

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?Yes
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)City Golf 2007
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 happened 
How long have you been driving for?Since 2006

Education

Secondary EducationHigh School Matric Gr 12 Exemption
Tertiary EducationDiploma in office management, certificate in au pair care certificate at North Link , certificate for au pairing,
First aid Training(If no, please fill in the application form for the course by clicking here, we cannot register you if have not done or do not complete a first aid course)Yes
Other training 

References:

Reference 1:

Period and reason for leavingJanuary 2010 – December 2010, my contract ended
Number of children,age and gender of the children when you started?Taking care of Francois age 5 & Neil age 2.
What were your duties?Stimulating their development, physically & mentally, Promoting and encouraging school readiness skills, Teaching good social behaviour, Administering of medication, first aid prescribed by employer or in event of emergency, Cooking for children, cleaning and maintaining hygienic conditions, Seeing to children that they were bathed in evenings, when required, Fetching from school and taking to extra mural activities, Washing, cleaning of children’s clothes and tidying of rooms. Looking after friends of children when having play dates, Administration and arrangement of play dates, Taking of walks, outings and extra activities. Assisting with school projects and educational activities .Making lists of children’s requirements. Writing a daily report on all activities and needs of the day

Do you know the applicant?Yes

Reference 2:

Period and reason for leavingOctober 2009 – December 2009- was looking after Zandalee while she was finishing her school year, while her parents were away on business. She moved up to her family in PE, when the school term was finished. I assisted the family in urgency.
Number of children,age and gender of the children when you started?1 child, age 15 years.
What were your duties?I was the live in au Pair and child Minder of Zandalee Slabbert aged 15,while parents are away on business and moving to PE,Stimulating her development, physically & mentally, Assisting with homework and school projects, Promoting and encouraging school readiness skills,Teaching good social behaviour,  Administering of medication, first aid in event of Emergency,Cooking for her, cleaning and maintaining hygienic conditions, House sitting, while parents are away, Fetching from school and taking to extra mural activities, Washing, cleaning of her clothes and tidying of rooms and house,Looking after friends of her when she had friends over, Administration and arrangement of all activities, Taking on outings and extra activities. Making lists of her requirements, shopping for food and other needs. Administration of house and home needs

Do you know the applicant? 

Reference 3:

Period and reason for leavingAugust 2009 – September 2009:  was helping Annette in urgency to take care of her kids until my next employment with Wilma started. Annette was urgently looking for an Au Pair.
Number of children,age and gender of the children when you started?Taking care of Lea age 1, Kateja age 5 and Matias age 6
What were your duties?Ensuring their physical, emotional and mental well-being.Stimulating their development, physically & mentally. Promoting and encouraging school readiness skills.Teaching good social behaviour. Administering of medication, first aid prescribed by employer or in event of emergency. Cooking for children, cleaning and maintaining hygienic conditions. Seeing to children that they were bathed in evenings.Fetching from school and taking to extra mural activities.Cleaning and tidying of rooms . Looking after friends of children when having play dates. Administration and arrangement of play dates. Taking of walks, outings and extra activities.. Assisting with school projects and educational activities. Making lists of children’s requirements.

Do you know the applicant? Yes, I do know her.

Reference 4:

Period and reason for leavingJuly 2009 – September 2009

Number of children,age and gender of the children when you started?Occasional Babysitting during the week while taking care of Tommy 22months old while mother was finishing her nursing shift at the hospital.
What were your duties?Babysitting.Ensuring Tommy's physical, emotional and mental well being. Administering of medication, first aid prescribed by employer or in event of emergency, Playing with Tommy, doing activities and feeding him dinner.
   
Do you know the applicant? 

Reference 5:

Period and reason for leavingAugust 2008 – July 2009: Anita stopped working and my contract ended.
Number of children,age and gender of the children when you started?Taking care of Nini age 13 and Sidney age 9
What were your duties? Taking care of Nini age 13 and Sidney age 9 while ensuring their physical,
 emotional and mental well-being.Stimulating their development, physically & mentally. Promoting and encouraging school readiness skills.Teaching good social behaviour. Administering of medication, first aid prescribed by employer or in event of emergency. Cooking for children and dinners, cleaning and maintaining hygienic  conditions.Fetching from school and taking to extra mural activities. Assisting with homework, activities and school projects. Looking after friends of children when having play dates.Administration and arrangement of play dates. Taking of walks, outings and extra activities . Making lists of children’s requirements and shopping for home needs
Do you know the applicant? Yes, she worked for me for just over a year.

Reference 6:

Period and reason for leavingFebruary 2007 – February 2008 : My visa expired
Number of children,age and gender of the children when you started?Live in au pair and taking care of Christopher age 6, Cate age 9, Matthew age 12 and TJ age 15
What were your duties?Stimulating their development, physically & mentally,Promoting and encouraging school readiness skills.Teaching good social behaviour. Administering of medication, first aid prescribed by employer or in event of emergency.Cooking for children, cleaning and maintaining hygienic conditions. Seeing to children that they were bathed in evenings.Fetching from school and taking to extra mural activities. Washing, cleaning of children’s clothes and tidying of rooms . Looking after friends of children when having play dates. Administration and arrangement of play dates.Taking of walks,

Areas & Availability

Areas

CAPE TOWN
City Bowl
Northern Suburbs
West Coast

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 availabilityDurbanville and surrounds
Please state your accurate times of availability 

Salary expectations

Full timeR 8000 +
Part timeR 5000 +

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? Educare course or daycare management through college SA. In 5 yrs I would like to start my own daycare in the next 3 to 4 years.
How did you get involved in child care and why are you interested au pairing/ babysitting?I finished Matric and Au pair America came to the school and told us about the opportunity. I took it and I really enjoyed it and have decided that childcare is the direction in which I would like to take with my life.
What is the age of the youngest child you have cared for?Annette age, 1 year old.
What activities are you involved in?Only babysitting and going to gym.
What do you do in your spare time? Do you have any hobbies or other jobs?Cooking, beading, painting.
What are your interests?Making clothes and studying.
What do you like most about childcare and being part of a child's life?Getting to go back to my childhood, enjoying doing crafts, the pureness of children and getting messy. Making a positive difference to a child´s life.
What kinds of activities do you enjoy doing with children?Painting, crafts, cooking,
Explain what you would do in case of an emergency?attend the wound, call the doctor and then the parents.
What is your approach to discipline?I follow the parents guidelines and like to have open communication with parents.

How would you handle:

A two year old having a tantrum?Wait until the child has calmed down. Speak to the child and find out the issue. Have hugs and carry on.
A 5 year old drawing on a wall?I have never had this situation, but I would help them clean it.
An 8 year old refusing to do homework?Try and make the homework fun for the child, if the refusal continues, I would use distraction.
Which age groups are you comfortable working with?1 years old and upwards,
Do you still work for any of your previous clients? Which ones?No
Do you have any children of your own? If so, how old are they?No
Please tell us a bit more about how you would describe yourself?I'm fun loving, positive kind, adventurous, passionate and positive.
Can you cook? (give an example of a breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack)Yes
BreakfastCereal or fruit salad
LunchSandwiches, pasta,
DinnerPasta, veggies, chicken or meat,
Snackapples, fruit, dried fruit, vita snacks
Is there any type of food you feel 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 younger sister did tourism, older brother, studied international business, still married, dad does his own business doing gardening and painting etc.

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