Caroline B


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Hello! I'm brand new to Toronto. a recent transplant from Texas by way of Thailand. I am a qualified teacher with lots of great experience with young children. After graduating in 2010, I started working at a Montessori school in Austin, Texas. Then, about a year ago, I moved to Thailand to teach kindergarten in a great school. Both of these experiences taught me a lot about kids! How they think, how they learn, and (most importantly) how to get them to behave how you want them to (always a challenge!). At the Montessori school I learned how to respect a child's needs and meet them, without just giving in to whatever he/she wanted. I learned how to turn every walk/talk/random activity into a learning experience. I learned the importance of teaching children self-discipline and independence. In the kindergarten, I learned how to keep children focused, even when they didnt want to. I learned no matter how hell-bent a child is on running/fight/destroying things, how to get them to calm down and focus on something productive with minimal screaming and headaches. Plus, I learned a lot of great songs and activities and art projects to keep anyone entertained! Since I am brand new to the city, I have a very, very free schedule. I am in the process of finding a "real" job, but until then I am willing to take any and all baby sitting and nanny jobs. I am hoping to find a family that I can stay with long term even when I get a job that fills my schedule more. More than a particular time schedule, pay, or age range I want to find a family I can get along with. The family I would like to work with most would be: - Interested in producing happy, confident, productive members of society. - Willing to work with me and my schedule, and listen to my advice. - Willing to pay a fair price, and compensate for over time and extra activities. - Enthusiastic about arts and crafts, games, and outside the home adventures. Kids that just want to watch TV make me sad. - Laid back about illness, cuts, scrapes, and childhood disappointments. Safety is always my concern and I would not jeopardize that, but children are not made of glass. - Divorced, blended, or happily married, parents should be able to get along for the good of their children. No drama please! I would NOT like to work with a family that: - Disrespects my time. Please dont make schedule changes a habit. Its rude. - Is pushy with their religious/cultural/political beliefs. I respect your beliefs and will promote them among your children, but please respect mine. - Expects extra favors and tasks without discussing them with me first. - Helicopter parents. You can hire a teenager or a grandmother to watch your children, but if you are looking for someone professional, hardworking, enthusiastic and fun who is eager to make every visit enriching and lively, call me. :) I have two years of teaching experience. First, in a Montessori school in Austin, Texas. Then, more recently, as a kindergarten teacher at one of the most prestigious schools in the south of Thailand.

Nanny Details

Email Address
Phone Number 647-389-...
Years of Experience 2
Age Group Newborn
Availability Live In
Live Out
Full Time
Part Time
Summer Only
Long Term
Short Term
Duration Summer Only
Language English
Pay Negotiable
Services Pet Care
Swimming Supervision
Homework Supervision
Training CPR
Early Childhood Education
Work Eligibility Eligible To Work
Sponsorship Required
Household Light Housekeeping
Meal Preparation
Number of Children 4
Twins Or Multiple Children Yes


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