Krista D

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Nanny in Toronto

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 2007-2011 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) 2012-2015 George Brown College Toronto, Ontario -Diploma in Early Childhood Education 2015 Red Cross Canada Toronto, Ontario -First Aid and CPR Level C

Nanny Details

Email Address
Phone Number 647-234-... Confirmed
Postal Code M5T...
Years of Experience 1
Provider Type Individuals
Age Group Newborn
Early School
Primary School
Preteen Teenager
Availability Live Out
Part Time
Long Term
Short Term
Language English
Pay Negotiable
Minimum - $15.00
Special Needs Severe Allergies
Physical Disability
Services Pet Care
Swimming Supervision
Homework Supervision
Training First Aid
Early Childhood Education
Transportation Employee Has Licence
Work Eligibility Eligible To Work
Criminal Record Check
Household Light Housekeeping
Meal Preparation
Number of Children 5
Twins Or Multiple Children Yes
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