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Bronwyn

Personal Details

Reference # 201-676
Name Bronwyn
Nationality South African
Age 42
Gender Female
Marital Status Single
Languages English, Afrikaans, Dutch, Spanish

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)1994 Opel Astra 1.4
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

Education

Secondary Education: Walmer Junior secondary School Walmer Estate Trafalgar High School
Tertiary Education: Universitiet van Amsterdam Vrije Universiteit van Amsterdam PC and Language courses-Kingsbrook Academy-Barcelona Educare Developmental Stimulation Class Infant Child care training

References:

Reference 1:

How long did you care for references children and what were their ages? Three(3) Years Lisa -Mari was just a baby
What were your duties? General Childcare duties and stimulation. Organising extra-murals. Taking and fetching to and from school. Basic housework.

Reference 2:

How long did you care for references children and what were their ages? Three and a half years. Jaryd was 6 and Lucy was two and a half. While I was there Rose and Joseph were born. When I left Rose was three and a half and Joseph was two
What were your duties? General Childcare duties and stimulation. Organising extra-murals. Taking and fetching to and from school.

Reference 3:

How long did you care for references children and what were their ages? One and a half years, 3 children age 9,10 and 12.
What were your duties? General Childcare duties and stimulation. Organising extra-murals. Helping with foreign language development.

Reference 4:

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

Salary expectations

Full timeNegotiable
Part timeNegotiable

Questions

What activities are you involved in? I sing in the Church choir.
What do you do in your spare time? Do you have any hobbies or other jobs? I love traveling, reading, spending time with my friends and family. I enjoy swimming and soccer.
What do you like best about babysitting and being with kids? What do you like least? I love kids! I like how they are able to soak up anything and everything you tell them. I love that they are so inquisitive and always wanting to learn!
What kinds of activities do you enjoy doing with children? Arts and crafts...Puzzles...Picnics and outings, play and stimulation games.
Explain what you would do in case of an emergency? I have a done an First aid course. You first asses the situation, see what you can do and then call for help.
What is your approach to discipline? I believe in routine, but there is also room for flexibility, its really up to the parents at the end of the day!
Which ages are you most comfortable with? Least comfortable? Any ages but I enjoy babies most.
Do you still babysit for any of your prior clients? No, I do not assist any of my own client any more.
Do you have any children of your own? If so, how old are they? No, I do not have any children.
What is the most difficult situation you have encountered while caring for a child? How did you handle it?I am lucky, this far I have not had any problems at all.
What is your approach to discipline?I would discuss this with the family first, I would then follow their lead on how they handle situations.

How would you handle:

 
A two year old having a tantrum?I would find out why the child is having a tantrum and try to calm the child down. I would also distract them with a toy or something fun.
A 5 year old drawing on a wall?I would explain why it is wrong and then take away the drawing object. 
An 8 year old refusing to do homework?Try and be creative and explain how important homework is.
Which age groups are you comfortable working with?I am comfortable working with any ages.
Can you cook? (give an example of a breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack)Yes, I can cook.
BreakfastCereal or toast with jam.
LunchSandwich or roll with ham and cheese on.
DinnerMac and cheese or rice and veggies with chicken.
SnackFruit bar or fruit, cheese and biscuits.
Is there any type of food you feel uncomfortable cooking?I am comfortable cooking any types of foods.
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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