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Hello Families! I am a student in Ryerson's Early Childhood Studies program with an innate interest in children's well-being and learning. I believe that children develop optimally through play, and hope to support each child's play by providing appropriate materials and guidance. With my qualifications and personal philosophies, I believe I would be an excellent babysitter or nanny for your children. I sincerely hope that you will consider me in your search for a caring, reliable caregiver. Krista OBJECTIVE To secure a position at with a family who places an emphasis on the multilingual development of children using a play-based, child-centred pedagogy. SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) Bachelor of Arts candidate Early Childhood Studies with minor in French Diploma in Early Childhood Education, George Brown College; includes three internships Bilingual English (native speaker) and French (fluent) Valid First Aid and CPR Level C RELEVANT EXPERIENCE Grace Church-on-the-Hill Childcare Center, Toronto November-December 2015 Student Early Childhood Educator Child Development -Fostered childrens self-regulation and autonomy development by individualizing guidance strategies, accommodating individual needs, upholding behaviour expectations and facilitating patterns of interaction -Employed a variety of teaching strategies to support childrens learning during play, including observation, questioning, coaching, modelling, demonstrating, and scaffolding -Used observations of children, knowledge of child development, and familial relationships to plan and implement programs and curriculum that met the childrens developmental needs and interests Relationship Management -Gained knowledge of community to recommend resources to childrens families and to organize field trips, special guests, family visits, and celebrations -Fostered positive relations with families by accommodating family requests, encouraging family participation, respecting family socio-cultural diversity, and implementing numerous communication strategies (e.g., bulletin boards, weekly newsletters, verbal dialogues, written/photo observations, special events, etc.) -Explained to families the logical connection between childrens representations (e.g. drawings, sculptures, dances) and the skills/concepts being learned Health and Safety -Maintained sanitary conditions to prevent the spread of infection and took part in daily health observations -Responded to emergency situations and child illness as an independent team member, following the established center and public health protocols -Integrated health and well-being related curriculum into daily routine, encouraging proper hand washing, oral hygiene, and eating habits Administration -Demonstrated an understanding of and an adherence to Ontarios Child Care and Early Years Act, Early Childhood Educators Act, Child and Family Services Act and Public Health regulations -Acted in a manner consistent with principles of fairness, equity, and diversity to support the development and learning of individual children within the context of family, culture, and society -Followed and promoted environmentally friendly policies and practices (e.g., taught children to conserve water, recycle plastics, and compost organics) Professional Development -Demonstrated self-reflection by selecting realistic, meaningful goals and developing action plans to reach these goals -Participated fully and consistently as a conscientious member of the childcare team, establishing open communication, maintaining collaborative relationships, shouldering a sizeable workload and sharing relevant expertise with coworkers St. Albans Boys and Girls Club Preschool, Toronto September-October 2015 Student Early Childhood Educator -Same responsibilities as Grace Church-on-the-Hill Childcare Center Royal Crown Academic School, Private School, Toronto July-August 2015 Summer Program Counsellor and English Instructor Child Development -Provided a nurturing, supportive, and positive learning environment with individualized expectations that encouraged students independence, enhanced learners motivation, communicated classroom routines, and incorporated achievable challenges Language Development -Administered language assessments to evaluate international students initial English language competencies and to monitor their progress in language acquisition -Significant autonomy provided to develop and deliver lesson plans using a wide range of techniques and strategies that ensured students met or exceeded learning targets and supported students English reading, writing, speaking and listening skills Administration -Coordinated and confirmed accommodation, transportation, meals and outing reservations for over one hundred international students, resolving itinerary problems (e.g., hotel overbooking, service discrepancy by vendors, etc.) as necessary -Provided information on Canadian history and culture while conducting guided tours of points of interests (e.g. museums, heritage sites) -Adjusted program plans and resources to support special needs students -Collected feedback from staff and students, reporting successes and challenges to management Richmond-Adelaide Child Care, Toronto July-August 2013 Student Early Childhood Educator -Same responsibilities as Grace Church-on-the-Hill Childcare Center Orleans Wood Elementary School, Ottawa October 2011 January 2012 Bilingual Student Teacher Child Development -Team-taught with cooperating teacher in a French Immersion grade 1 classroom, providing individual support, conducting language assessments, and supporting behaviour management Health and Safety -Monitored, maintained and arranged the indoor and outdoor environments, ensuring a sense of order and safety that was conducive childrens optimal play Administration -Collaborated with school librarian to prepare a new school literacy program Camp Fortune, Chelsea Winters --... Bilingual Ski Instructor Child Development -Instructed children ages 4 to 6 in the foundations of skiing, evaluating childrens skill sets, documenting observations, and planning ski curriculum accordingly Health and Safety -Supported childrens exploration, safety and well-being through continuous supervision OTHER EXPERIENCE Seeds of Hope, Toronto August 2015 - Present Volunteer Coordinator -Recruit and organize volunteers; organize food donations; plan and prepare nutrient-dense meals. EKOS Research Associates, Ottawa February 2012 September 2012 Telephone Surveyor Conducted English and French research surveys (e.g., for Government of Canada) EDUCATION 2016-Present Ryerson University Toronto, Ontario -Bachelor of Early Childhood Studies with minor in French (candidate) -Certificate of Proficiency in Spanish (candidate) --... George Brown College Toronto, Ontario -Diploma in Early Childhood Education 2015 Red Cross Canada Toronto, Ontario -First Aid and CPR Level C

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Email Address
Phone Number 647-234-... Confirmed
Postal Code M5T...
Years of Experience 1
Provider Type Individuals
Age Group
Pay Minimum - $15.00
Special Needs
Work Eligibility
Number of Children 5
Twins Or Multiple Children Yes


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