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My name is Skyler and I am a 28 year old female currently at the University of Ottawa completing...

Nanny in Ottawa

My name is Skyler and I am a 28 year old female currently at the University of Ottawa completing my Bachelor of Education, which will finish up in just two short weeks. I am looking for a family in the Ottawa area to nanny for starting at the end of April to beginning of May. In the fall my hope is to continue on into the Masters of Education program at the University of Ottawa while still being able to nanny full time. However, I am also open to more shorter termed positions. I have a lot of unique early childhood care, coaching and teaching experience, both internationally and within Canada, that I believe would prove to be an asset to any family I would be working with. I completed my undergraduate degree in 2010 at the University of Alberta where I majored in Psychology and Sociology. Upon graduating, I moved to Seoul, Korea where I taught ESL Kindergarten with the Reggio Emilia learning approach for 3 & 1/2 years. In this school, I saw students flourish because they were allowed to explore, discover and express themselves in a supportive and rich environment. Experiencing children fall in love with learning, coupled with some reflection on some of the short comings of my own education, led me to the conclusion that inquiry-based learning is something that is necessary for schools to incorporate, and that I wanted to be an educator and be apart of that. But before going back to school to get my BEd, I headed to rural Tanzania for 9 months where I worked in an NGO\'s preschool. It was my role to act as a teaching advisor to aid the local staff in preparing and instructing creative and hands-on lessons. Although I found myself in a very different and trying set of circumstances, (such as, lack of resources) it solidified to me the potential and joy each child can have in a fostering learning environment and with positive teacher/caregiving role models. Professional Experience: U of O Bachelor of Education Practicum - John Young Elementary School - Gr. 4/5 Class (March 2015 to Present) U of O Bachelor of Education Practicum - Convent Glen Elementary School - Gr. 2 Class (November 2014) Education Advisor - Food Water Shelter NGO - Tanzania - Ages 4-15 (November 2013 - July 2014) Responsibilities: To assist the Tanzanian teachers in the development of their skills in teaching methodology, planning, time management, report writing, meeting attendance, staff management. Fit out education centre with equipment and resources if not already achieved and develop resource/expenditure inventory process. In collaboration with local Education Manager oversee the operations and smooth running of the Kesho Leo library, including organizing special programs with the Library Manager and overseeing the Library budget. Foreign Teaching Liaison/ ESL Kindergarten Teacher - Reggio Emilia ELC School - South Korea - Ages 4-8 (July 2010-October 2013) Responsibilities: Act as a liaison between the Head Teacher and the foreign staff. Train other foreign teachers on Reggio Emilia teaching style, along with the rest of their teaching responsibilities. Observe foreign teachers classroom management and teaching abilities and give positive, constructive feedback. Create and distribute enriching and innovative storybook and phonics worksheets to the other teachers. Lead regular exchanges and meetings with the foreign teachers that provide ongoing training and theoretical enrichment. Manage a structured, inviting classroom with responsibility in all areas of teaching, assessment, and behavioural modification. Plan, prepare & teach kindergarten children phonics, storybook, reading, writing, show & tell, yoga, cooking & gym. Communicate and create an open dialogue with the parents in regards to their childs progress and abilities Consistent focus on the classroom environment as an organized, thoughtful, provocative, and interactive place. Document daily activities occurring in the classroom and write an online, detailed summary about these events. *References available for all above professional experiences Volunteer Experience: Community English Teacher 2013-2014 Teach local Tanzania community members basic English skills. Private English Tutour 2010-2013 Teach a middle school aged boy grammar, writing, reading comprehension and conversational English. Private English Tutour 2010-2012 Taught an adult male conversational and business English. Hope Education Volunteer 2010-2011 Taught and prepared interactive English lessons for underprivileged middle school and high school youth every Sunday morning. Coach Knights of Columbus Basketball Team 2003-2010 Taught 8, 9 and 10 year old Boys basic basketball & team work skills.

Nanny Details

Email Address
Phone Number 613-862-...
Years of Experience 6
Age Group Newborn
Primary School
Availability Live Out
Full Time
Long Term
Short Term
Language English
Pay Negotiable
Special Needs Intellectual Disability
Services Pet Care
Training CPR
Transportation Employee Has Licence
Work Eligibility Eligible To Work
Criminal Record Check
Number of Children 5
Twins Or Multiple Children Yes


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