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Abigail

Personal Details

Reference # 201-58313
Name Abigail
Nationality Zimbabwean
Age 43
Gender Female
Marital Status Single
Languages 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
If yes, specify your transport (Specify year and model or public)Honda Accord 2013
Hyundai i20 2016
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?1998

Education

Secondary EducationGirls High school Harare
Tertiary Education
4 year B com in accounting -Regine Business school
First aid TrainingYes, Expires end of 2017 but have BLS

References:

Reference 1:

Period and reason for leaving2007 to 2014 I moved and went to a new Church.
Number of children,age and gender of the children when you started?About 10 children ages from 5 to 9 Years old.
What were your duties?Assist the children, read bible stories prepare the lessons. I would also listen to them if they had problems and needed someone to talk to.
  

Areas & Availability

Areas

JOHANNESBURG
Johannesburg Sandton
Johannesburg West

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 timeNegotiable
Part timeNegotiable

Questions

How many years of childcare experience do you currently have?From 2008 to current.
How did you get involved in child care and why are you interested au pairing/ babysitting?I have always had a passion for children and I became a Sunday school teacher when I was sixteen.
What is the age of the youngest child you have cared for?New Born(3 days)
 10 Years
What do you do in your spare time? Do you have any hobbies or other jobs?Study and go to church.
What do you like most about childcare and being part of a childs life?I like to watch how they grow and they always happy to learn new things.
What kinds of activities do you enjoy doing with children?I enjoy reading and playing outside.
Explain what you would do in case of an emergency?First I will make sure the child is safe, then I will contact the ambulance then the parents.
What is the most difficult situation you have encountered while caring for a child? How did you handle it?Nothing so far.
What is your approach to discipline?I believe in talking to the child if they are over 5 Years if they are younger then I will use a start chart and rewords.

How would you handle:

A two year old having a tantrum?I will show them that I still care and go down to them and say "if you stop we can go and swing or go for a walk".
A 5 year old drawing on a wall?Tell them it is not nice and explain why you must rather draw on paper.
An 8 year old refusing to do homework?Give them a break when they get home and let them know that you will only work for 30 Min and then have a break.
Which age groups are you comfortable working with?New born to 16 years old.
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 2 daughters2002, 2006
Please tell us a bit more about how you would describe yourself?Very friendly, I love to learn and I am a hard worker.
Can you cook? (give an example of a breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack)Yes
BreakfastFrench toast
LunchHot dog with cucumber and tomatoes
DinnerMacaroni Cheese
SnackFruit sticks
Is there any type of food you feel uncomfortable cooking?No
Please tell us a bit more about your family?.My mom and dad passed away, I have 3 sisters my two older sisters live in Johannesburg and my younger sister lives in London.

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