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Yumna

Personal Details

Reference # 201-271
Name Yumna
Nationality South African
Age 34
Gender Female
Marital Status Married
Languages English

Requirements

Do you have at least 1 years child care experience with contactable references?Yes
Do you have your own reliable child safe vehicle (ie seat belts all round) and a valid South African driving license?Yes
Have you completed your Matric or Gr.12 equivalent?Yes
Do you hold a valid First Aid/CPR Certificate?
Yes
Is your criminal record clear(ie. no criminal record)?Yes
Are you in good health?Yes
Do you have a friendly, outgoing, caring and patient personality?Yes
Are you relatively active and enjoy being outdoors?Yes
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)GOLF 5 GTI 2009
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
How long have you been driving for?3 years

Education

Secondary Education: Bergvliet High School - 2004
Tertiary Education:

UNISA- Bachelor of Education

Health and Safety Nutrition

SPECIAL NEEDS FACILITATION COURSE 2009

JISH(Jeddah Institute for speech and hearing) - SPECIAL NEEDS TRAINING - 2010

First Aid?
Yes, Expired (Renewing in August)

References:

Reference 1:

Period and reason for leavingMarch 2005-October 2009
Number of children,age and sex of the children when you started?2yr- 3yr old
What were your duties?Planning activities writing out progress reports stimulate all responses by activities. Wonderful to work with so many kids I really enjoyed it.
  

Reference 2:

Period and reason for leaving2 years
Number of children,age and sex of the children when you started?Jamie 2 Georgia 7 Two girls 
What were your duties?Sole charge of the kids when parents away on business trips. Preparing breakfast, lunches, dinners and snacks. Assisting with homework, sorting out school Georgia's school bag, making sure her lunch was ready for the next day. Bathing the kids, putting them to bed, reading them stories, waking them up in the morning, collecting Georgia, taking her to extra murals.
  

Reference 3:

Period and reason for leavingApril 2017 - current
Number of children,age and sex of the children when you started?2yr- 3yr old
What were your duties?Planning activities writing out progress reports stimulate all responses by activities. Wonderful to work with so many kids I really enjoyed it.
  

Reference 4:

Period and reason for leavingOctober 2015 - March 2017 I was offered a better opportunity
Number of children,age and sex of the children when you started?27month old
What were your duties?PA duties for family business and au pair to their 27 month old.
playing educational games and doing educational activities.
Accompanied her to educational classes.
  

Reference 5:

Period and reason for leavingMay 2014 - January 2015
Number of children,age and sex of the children when you started?4month old - 4years old
What were your duties?Sole charge of 4month old girl and 4 year old boy.
Occasional cooking
Overseeing domestic staff
  

Reference 6:


Areas & Availability

Areas

CAPE TOWN
Atlantic Seaboard
Southern Suburbs

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

Salary expectations

Full timeNegotiable
Part timeNegotiable

Questions

What activities are you involved in? Swimming dancing reading and taking walks
What do you do in your spare time? Do you have any hobbies or other jobs? I enjoy reading.
What do you like best about babysitting and being with kids? What do you like least? I'm very passionate when it comes to working with kids.
What kinds of activities do you enjoy doing with children? Taking them on outings, fantasy play, creative art, walks in the park.
Explain what you would do in case of an emergency? If hospitalization is required and if possible for me to drive them I would take them whilst contacting parents. If not call for an ambulance, police or whatever is required and contact the parents.
What is the most difficult situation you have encountered while babysitting? How did you handle it? I have never had any difficulties thus far.
What is your approach to discipline? I'm very easy going, but in extreme cases I would use timeout and inform the parents about it.
Which ages are you most comfortable with? Least comfortable? I am most comfortable with younger children.
What is the age of the youngest child you have worked with at this point?
3 months old
Do you still babysit for any of your prior clients? Yes
Do you have any children of your own? If so, how old are they? YES - 2013/2014
How do you handle:
 
A 2 year old having a tantrum?
I would try and distract them with something fun and exciting.
A 5 year old drawing on a wall?
I would take away the crayon and give them paper to draw on, and ask them to help me clean the wall.
An 8 year old refusing to do homework? I would try and make it interesting and fun.

Can you cook?

Yes
Please give me an example of the following:
 
BreakfastOats and honey or strawberries
Lunch 
Sandwich
Dinner
Mac and cheese
Snack:Fruit or juice
Is there any type of food you are uncomfortable cooking?
Yes, pork
Please tell us a bit about your family, are your parents together, do you have brothers and sisters? We are a very large family and we love getting together for special occasions and birthdays.

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