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Michaela

Personal Details

Reference # 201-61163
Name Michaela
Nationality South African
Age 28
Gender Female
Marital Status Single
Languages English (1st) and Afrikaans (1st)

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?No
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)Toyota Yaris, 2013
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 
In what year did you obtain your driving license?30/05/2009

Education

Have you completed matricYes
Where did you attend high schoolHoor Skool Helpmekaar (2009)
Have you completed any other studies?If yes, what courses are you busy with or have you completed?

Stellenbosch: (2012) Bcomm Management Sciences

Stellenbosch: (2013) B comm Transport Economics (Hons)

Stellenbosch: (2014 - 2016) Bcom Transport Economics (Masters) Currently

First aid TrainingNo

References:

Reference 1:

Period and reason for leavingJan 2010 until present
Number of children,age and gender of the children when you started?1 girl,aged 7 when I started
What were your duties?From 2010 to 2013, I did afternoon runs, fetching from school, taking to extra murals, assisting with home work, cooking for both the house cleaner and the child, I was provided with a vehicle by the family. I would move in when both parents were away or overseas. I would do the household shopping. Since 2013 I have been assisting only on occasion when they need assistance. I get on very well with Natasha, I'm really enjoy the families company, we are all still friends and I felt like I was part of the family. 
  

Reference 2:

Period and reason for leavingMarch - September 2013, I started with exams and c couldn't continue
Number of children,age and gender of the children when you started?Gr. 11 ( 1 boy 17 years old), Gr . 8 (1 girl, 14 years), Gr.5  (1 girl, 11 years)
What were your duties?

On Saturdays or Sundays I did tutoring;

Tutoring: Gr. 11: Afrikaans, English, Maths, Science, Business Studies, Projects

Tutoring: Gr. 8 and Gr.5: All subjects

  

Reference 3:

Period and reason for leaving 
Number of children,age and gender of the children when you started? 
What were your duties? 
Do you know the applicant? 

Reference 4:

Period and reason for leaving 
Number of children,age and gender of the children when you started? 
What were your duties? 
Do you know the applicant? 

Reference 5:

Period and reason for leaving 
Number of children,age and gender of the children when you started? 
What were your duties? 
Do you know the applicant? 

Reference 6:

Period and reason for leaving 
Number of children,age and gender of the children when you started? 
What were your duties? 
Do you know the applicant? 

Areas & Availability

Areas

CAPE TOWN
City Bowl
False Bay
Stellenbosch

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?I have a solid year of experience.
How did you get involved in childcare and why are you interested au pairing/ babysitting?I needed a job while I studied, I was considering waitressing and was told that a friend of my mom's from work was looking for an au pair. I gave it a shot and I really enjoyed it. 
What is the age of the youngest child you have cared for?7 years old.
What do you do in your spare time? Do you have any hobbies or other jobs?I love flying and I on weekends I fly with the aim of completing my private pilots license.
What do you like most about childcare and being part of a child's life?I enjoy teaching them things, I am a role model when I am caring for children. I love mentoring and leading by example. 
What kinds of activities do you enjoy doing with children?I love playing ball game, tennis, kicking balls around, being active, ice skating, going to see live shows, arts and crafts, painting, and clay etc. 
Explain what you would do in case of an emergency? 
What is the most difficult situation you have encountered while caring for a child? How did you handle it? 
What is your approach to discipline? 

How would you handle:

A two year old having a tantrum? 
A 5 year old drawing on a wall? 
An 8 year old refusing to do homework? 
Which age groups are you comfortable working with?7 year -15 years old, I would consider working with younger children.
Do you still work for any of your previous clients? Which ones?Yes, Natasha
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 very ambitious, I'm strict, empathetic, energetic, extroverted, strong, well spoken, loving, cheeky.
Can you cook? (give an example of a breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack)Yes, I love cooking.
BreakfastMuesli, or oats, or eggs
LunchFruit, carrot sticks, sandwich, chicken wrap, etc
DinnerGrilled Chicken, fish, veggies, pasta's, salads
SnackBiltong, nuts, fruit etc.
Is there any type of food you feel uncomfortable cooking?No
Please tell us a bit more about your family? Parents were never married, my dad is trader, he started cash and carry, and he started a chain of hotels in Cape Town, I have 3 sisters, 2 are married, one has just had a baby, my mom is in Joburg, she is an air hostess, grew up in Johannesburg, close relationship with my mom and dad. My one sister is a teacher and Islamia, my youngest sister is also teacher. 

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