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Nicole

Personal Details

Reference # 201-960
Name Nicole
Nationality South African
Age 28
Gender Female
Marital Status Single
Languages 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?
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)2008 Mazda 2
Do you have seat belts all round?Yes
Have you ever been in an accident where you were driving and it was your fault?Yes
If yes please describe the accident and when it happenedNo
How long have you been driving for?1 year

Education

Secondary Education: Matric
Tertiary Education: No tertiary education at the moment.

References:

Reference 1:

Period and reason for leavingI assisted Chesire for a period of two years. 
Number of children,age and sex of the children when you started? Ages ranging from 2-14 years old
What were your duties?Play with children e.g. swinging, drawing, etc.
  

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Areas & Availability

Areas

CAPE TOWN
City Bowl
Atlantic Seaboard
Southern Suburbs

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

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? Would like to study child psychology.
How did you get involved in child care and why are you interested au pairing/ babysitting?Enjoys being around children and getting to know them.
What is the age of the youngest child you have cared for?2 years.
What activities are you involved in?SPCA visiting
What do you do in your spare time? Do you have any hobbies or other jobs?Dancing, art, gym
What are your interests?Same as above 
What do you like most about childcare and being part of a child's life?Likes to get to know them as individuals. Doesn’t like it when they are difficult.
What kinds of activities do you enjoy doing with children?Physical activities, preferably outdoors
Explain what you would do in case of an emergency?First call for help and then try to help as far as she can.
What is the most difficult situation you have encountered while caring for a child? How did you handle it?Never had any.
What is your approach to discipline?Strict, but must be exercised in a caring and friendly manner, never physical.

How would you handle:

A two year old having a tantrum?Speak to the child calmly, try to keep him/her calm and try to reason with him/her.
A 5 year old drawing on a wall?Tell child not to do it any more – in a nice way.
An 8 year old refusing to do homework?Reason with child, offer him/her something to encourage.
Which age groups are you comfortable working with?2 years and older.
Do you still work for any of your previous clients? Which ones?No, I do not assist any of my previous employers.
Do you have any children of your own? If so, how old are they?No, I do not have any of my own children. 
Please tell us a bit more about how you would describe yourself?Caring, loving, patient, calm
Can you cook? (give an example of a breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack)Yes
Breakfast Cereal, or yoghurt with muesli
LunchSandwich or burger
DinnerStarch, meat and veg
SnackTea and biscuits
Is there any type of food you feel uncomfortable cooking?I am fine with cooking any types of foods, If I am uncomfortable I will ask the parents to assist me. 
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.Mom is a housewife, dad works at pebble bed company.  Has two sisters 23 and 32.  Has a very close relationship.

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