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Caryn

Personal Details

Reference # 201-357
Name Caryn
Nationality South African
Age 43
Gender Female
Marital Status Single
Languages Afrikaans and 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? If No, please click here to take part in a course near you.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)Opel Astra 2001 model.
Do you have seat belts all round?Yes, I have seat belts all round and all are currently working back and front.
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 happenedNo
How long have you been driving for?Since 1990

Education

Secondary Education: Matric Certificate
Tertiary Education: Currently natural medicine student UWC
First aid:
Yes I have a valid first aid certificate. 

References:

Reference 1:

Period and reason for leavingFor a period of two weeks only.
Number of children,age and sex of the children when you started?Ages were 6 and 9 at the time.
What were your duties?Packing lunch, taking to school, making supper, bathing, homework supervision
Your comments on the experience with this positionI really enjoyed this position very much. I had no issues at all.

Reference 2:

Period and reason for leaving4 years in total.
Number of children,age and sex of the children when you started?Newborn and 3 years old. 
What were your duties?General supervision, taking care of the children, planning of activities and taking them out. Stimulating the newborn assisting with feeding etc. 
Your comments on the experience with this positionI really enjoyed this position allot, I have had no issues at all.

Reference 3:

Period and reason for leaving7 and 12
Number of children,age and sex of the children when you started?Assisted for a period of one year in total.
What were your duties?Home-work, fetching from school, taking to extra murals, shopping
Your comments on the experience with this positionI loved looking after the children, I have had no issues at all.

Reference 4:

Period and reason for leaving6 Months, better opportunity, times clashed with university
Number of children,age and sex of the children when you started? Girl age 7, Boy age 9
What were your duties?Homework supervision, fetching from school, taking to extra murals, arranging play dates, shopping
Your comments on the experience with this positionI loved looking after the children, I have had no issues at all.

Reference 5:

Period and reason for leaving1 year, times clashed with university
Number of children,age and sex of the children when you started? 2 Girls age 7 and 9, 2 Boys  age 5 and 9
What were your duties?Homework supervision, fetching from school, making lunch
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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 availabilityCape Town, City Bowl, Northern Suburbs and West Coast
Please state your accurate times of availabilityBabysitting: Saturday - Sunday 6am - 12pm & Monday - Sunday 12pm - 6am & Monday - Sunday 12pm - 6pm 

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 have no further courses at the moment, In five years time I would love to do what I am doing now. 
How did you get involved in child care and why are you interested Au pairing/ babysitting?I have always enjoyed looking after children, its a wonderful passion to have. 
What is the age of the youngest child you have cared for?The youngest child I have cared for was new born.
What activities are you involved in?Beading, hockey, mountain biking.
What do you do in your spare time? Do you have any hobbies or other jobs?Hockey, mountain biking, beach, puzzle building.
What do you like most about childcare and being part of a child's life?Inspiring them, entertaining them, talking to them, playing with them.
What kinds of activities do you enjoy doing with children?Drawing, swimming, biking, beach, anything outdoors, playing games.
Explain what you would do in case of an emergency?Call emergency service and control the situation if possible, keep the children calm, contact parents.
What is the most difficult situation you have encountered while caring for a child? How did you handle it?Always been in control of the situation, as I relate well to children and can see things from their perspective.
What is your approach to discipline?Time out, removing privileges, definitely not screaming or hitting

How would you handle:

A two year old having a tantrum?I would calm the child down and distract them with something fun.
A 5 year old drawing on a wall?I would explain why it is wrong and help them clean the wall with me.
An 8 year old refusing to do homework?Try and make it fun, see what the problem is, then try and assist them.
Which age groups are you comfortable working with?All ages.
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 am fun and friendly, get along well with all types of people. I am trustworthy ad very reliable.
Can you cook? (give an example of a breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack)Yes
BreakfastCereal, toast and eggs yoghurt and fruit.
LunchSandwich, fish fingers and mash, biscuits and cheese or mini pizza's
DinnerMac and cheese, spaghetti bolognaise, cottage pie, chicken pie, roast.
SnackDried fruit, cut up fruit, juice or a piece of bread with peanut butter spread.
Is there any type of food you feel uncomfortable cooking?No, I am comfortable in cooking any types of food.
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.I enjoy spending time with my family. 

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