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Carina

Personal Details

Reference # 201-31437
Name Carina
Nationality South African
Age 30
Gender Female
Marital Status Single
Languages Afrikaans, English

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?
Yes
5.Is your criminal record clear (ie. no criminal record)?Yes
6.Are you in good health?Yes

Transport

Do you have a drivers license?Yes
If yes, do you have a vehicle?Yes
If yes, is your vehicle roadworthy?Yes (March 2013)
If yes, specify your transport (Specify year and model or public)2010 Citroen C1
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
In what year did you obtain your driving license?July 2007

Education

Secondary Education
H/S Zwartkop
Tertiary Education

Optima Child Care Course Certificate

Anro Pre-Hospital Care Services Certificate

Kids and more child care course Certificate- October 2009

American Heart Association, Child and baby massage course

Audiblox Course Certificate,

Audiblox is a multi sensory brain-training program that enables learners to overcome learning obstacles and reach their full potential.  Specific brain-training exercises can strengthen weaknesses in learning difficulties leading to increased performance in reading, spelling, writing, math and learning.  A list of the most important foundational skills addressed by Audiblox includes:


•    Concentration
•    Accurate perception
•    Visual discrimination of color, foreground-background, form, size, and position in time and space.
•    Auditory analysis and synthesis of position in time and space.
•    Decoding and integration of information.
•    Visual closure.
•    Imagination.
•    Visual, auditory, sequential memory.
•    Short-term, long-term memory.
•    Working memory.
•    Concept of numbers.
•    Reasoning.
•    Logical thinking.
•    Fine motor coordination.
•    Gross motor coordination.
•    Sensory-motor integration.

Art Therapy course Certificate: Art Therapy training with both individuals and groups. The course demonstrates the powerful nature of using Art Therapy as a therapeutic tool.

First aid TrainingYes

References:

Reference 1:

Number of children,age and gender of the children when you started?Boy aged 2. Girl aged 12
 What were your duties? Helping the girl with homework, playing with them, preparing lunch etc.
  
 Do you know the applicant?Yes

Reference 2:

Period and reason for leaving

Reference 3:

Period and reason for leaving2 February 2009 – 3 July 2009: Completed the course
Number of children,age and gender of the children when you started?3 months to 5 years old
What were your duties?Changing of nappies
Picking up and holding a baby
Bathing a baby –the correct way
Feeding a baby – Solid foods/ food intolerance/bottle feeding
Assisting with preparation of breakfast-, lunch- and snack time
Massaging a baby (baby gymnastics)
Ensuring a safe environment – general – gates/ identifying parents/water/electricity/choking/hazardous substances/ plants/fire hazards/drowning/dangerous objects/safety in motor vehicles/sunburn
Administering medication
Ensuring hygiene – general/toilets/food/toys/floors/linen/nappy changing
Stimulating babies via prescribed stimulation programmes
Assisting with potty training and correct toilet habits
Basic knowledge of contagious diseases/symptoms/ allergies
Basic knowledge of CPR & First Aid
Knowledge of routine and discipline
Dealing & communicating with parents in professional & positive

Areas & Availability

Areas

PRETORIA
Pretoria North
Pretoria East
Pretoria Central and West
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

Full time:
 Negotiable
Part time:
 Negotiable

Questions

How many years of childcare experience do you currently have?6 years
How did you get involved in child care and why are you interested au pairing/ babysitting?My whole family is involved childcare, so I grew up to love children.
What is the age of the youngest child you have cared for?New Born.
What do you do in your spare time? Do you have any hobbies or other jobs?Au Pairing, tutoring, educational activities, writing.
What do you like most about childcare and being part of a childs life?Seeing a child accomplish something (first steps, first words etc).
What kinds of activities do you enjoy doing with children?Educational Activities such puzzles, coloring in, painting etc.
Explain what you would do in case of an emergency?Necessary steps to help child. First Aid/CPR. Phone necessary people, Parents/Ambulance/Doctor etc.
What is your approach to discipline?Time-out, depending on parents.

How would you handle:

A two year old having a tantrum?Copy him.
A 5 year old drawing on a wall?Let him/her help me to cleaning the wall, explain why it is wrong and give crayons and paper to draw on.
An 8 year old refusing to do homework?Establish why the child does not want to do the homework, resolve the problem by assisting the child with the homework, reward the child afterwards.
Which age groups are you comfortable working with?All
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?Yes, Boy - 4 months old
Please tell us a bit more about how you would describe yourself?I am a very positive, happy, fun-loving, creative person. I am excellent with children of all ages.
Can you cook? (give an example of a breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack)Yes
 Breakfast: Eggs and toast
 Lunch:
Salad and sandwiches
 Dinner: Roast Chicken and vegetables.Roast chicken and vegetables
 Snack:
Cookies
Please tell us a bit more about your family?.Christian, close family, very positive and lively.

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