Kristie O

Overall

17

Family in Toronto

Overall Provide stimulating and supportive care for our very active and demanding 4 year old daughter and our 17 month old while attending to the needs of the family as a whole. Job Duties: * Walk 4 year old to school and back every day * Walk to various activities (library, store, park etc.) * Plan for a balanced day, with outdoor time, quiet time and fun time * Coordinate play dates with children from the neighbourhood * Maintain a regular routine (i.e. activity, lunch, nap/quiet time, reading, play etc.) * Devise and execute on various types of activities: Quiet play puzzles, reading stories, playdough, listening to music, drawing/painting Active Play at the park/outside, swimming, Gymboree, dancing to music, making music Imaginative play make believe play through imagination (e.g. talking on the phone, baking, etc.) *Teach various age appropriate information from life skills to more academic items Example of Life skills: cross the street with an adult, look for cars, red light means stop, personal hygiene, etc. Example Academic: learning ABCs, counting, printing, making music * Support and lead children through various milestones (e.g. potty training, weaning, introducing solids, brushing teeth, transition to different beds, transition to school, etc.) * Prepare and feed meals and snacks for yourself and the children, including dinner (if needed) * Light house work as required and time permitting (i.e. washing dishes, toys put away, vacuum, laundry) * Work alongside parents and support the family unit as a whole (extremely important that the successful candidate can act as a support for the entire family) * Use a positive approach to each day, even when faced with challenges * Demonstrate patience and tact when dealing with challenges * Demonstrate a positive example for the children to model (friendly, polite, positive, hard working, caring, kind etc) * Provide a safe, warm and nurturing environment * Other duties as required Job Requirements * Previous experience working with a toddler and preschooler is required * Previous experience working with multiple children at once is required * Previous experience with eating difficulties is an asset * Excellent communication skills are required * Ability to work 8-6 with some flexibility into evenings required * Ability to work 1-2 weekend evenings per month (able to get home on own after midnight; paid additional agreed upon rate outside of standard working hours) * Full drivers license strongly preferred * Criminal record check pass * First aid certified * ECE is an asset * A genuine passion for children and teaching * An understanding of childrens needs * Non-smoker Physical Ability * Walk at least 30 minutes at a time * Ability to lift child (35 lbs) * Ability to play on the ground and move from sitting to standing while holding the baby * Ability to walk up and down stairs multiple times per day ***ABOVE ALL ELSE NEEDS TO BE VERY PATIENT AND HAVE A GENUINE DESIRE TO BE A PART OF OUR FAMILY***

Family Details

Email Address ...@hotmail.com Confirmed
Phone Number
Age Group Toddler
Early School
Availability Live Out
Full Time
Long Term
Language English
Hours Per Week 40
Pay Negotiable
Minimum - $10.00
Maximum - $14.00
Hourly
Special Needs Other
Services
Training First Aid
CPR
Transportation Employee Has Vehicle
Job Close To Transit
Work Eligibility Criminal Record Check
Household Light Housekeeping
Own Transportation
Errands
Laundry
Number of Children 2

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