Traci B

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Nanny in Truro

Dear: Sir/Madame I graduated from the Bachelor of Education program at St. Francis Xavier University with a concentration in secondary English and Social Studies. I have also recently received my Alberta teaching certification. My undergraduate program was completed at Saint Mary\\\'s University where I majored in English with a minor in Psychology. As part of the Bachelor of Education program, I participated in a variety of workshops and professional development days where I was able to acquire many important skills which provided me with the opportunity to explore teaching and learning strategies within and across a variety of educational areas. I had many opportunities to work and share skills with teachers and other educational staff allowing me to enhance my own knowledge across a wide range of contexts which will lead to greater student success. Remaining current with todays issues, and maintaining relevancy to students interests is a core value I will always be committed to. Working with children has always been a passion, and through my teaching experience I have become fully aware of the necessity to maintain one\\\'s professionalism, and building positive relationships with students. I am enthusiastic and excited about teaching and believe that the primary aim of education should always be student-centered, focusing on creating the most meaningful learning experience for students. During the summers between 2006 and 2010 I was employed as a camp leader with the Town of Truro and Municipality of Colchester\\\'s summer camp programs. During these five summers I grew both personally and professionally through my role as a mentor for the children. These camps promoted physical activity and focused on team work and camaraderie which are huge components in child learning and development. Through the different programs and activities of this job I exhibited strong leadership and guidance skills, while demonstrating effective management and interpersonal skills with the children, their parents and my co-workers. I was also responsible for providing individual attention and care to children with limited abilities and special needs. I feel these experiences improved my own skills and abilities as an effective role model, communicator and teacher. The summer of 2011 I was employed with the Native Council of Nova Scotia as the Child Help Initiative coordinator. I worked with clients to promote the development of Aboriginal Parent Groups, and provided guidance, advice and resources that lead to a stronger and brighter future for Aboriginal families and their children. Through key activities I was able to strengthen the physical, cultural, emotional and spiritual security of the Aboriginal family unit through access to services such as prenatal care, nutrition, parenting skills, recreational facilities and programs that the Aboriginal family or child required. I can also pass along letters of recommendation from my Facility Advisor and Cooperating Teacher to you. Both of these individuals have a great understanding of my strengths and abilities. They have excellent insight into experiences I have gained through this wonderful profession. Thank you very much for your time and consideration. I sincerely appreciate the opportunity to apply. Sincerely, Substitute Teacher (grades primary to tweleve) Nanny/housekeeper/babysitter Duties: - Provide care for 2 children (ages 2 and 4) - Prepare nutritious meals - Plan daily activities - Cleaning (vacuming, mopping, laundry, dishes, etc.) - Run daily errands for family (grocerys, shopping, etc.) Child Help Initiative Coordinator - Coordinated a supportive, culturally empowering and flexible program for Mi'kmaq/Aboriginal parents and their children (ages 0-6) - Provided families with resources on topics including parenting, safety, culture and nutrition. - Planned recreational and culturally diverse activities for families - Travelled to different locations around the province to meet with parents and children Youth Summer Day Camp Leader Duties: - Created a welcoming and safe environment for the children - Acted as a mentor and role model for the children by demonstrating leadership and guidance roles through different activities -Demonstrated effective management and interpersonal skills with both the children, their families and my co-workers - Guided and participated in all facets of the active day camp program - Planned and organized activities for children between the ages of 5-13 - Supervised children and ensured their safety - Distributed medication to children at specific times - Provided individual attention and care to children with limited abilities and special needs -Performed First Aid when necessary - Coordinated youth group Christmas party - Native Counsel of Nova Scotia - Volunteered at Saint Marys Elementary School (grades 1 and 2)

Nanny Details

Email Address
Phone Number 902-893-...
Years of Experience 10
Age Group
Pay Hourly
Special Needs
Work Eligibility
Number of Children 4
Twins Or Multiple Children Yes


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