Babysitter in London: Brent
Female Member since Feb 2018 Last Updated May 2022 Last Login 20 Jun 2022
- Not available as a nanny until further notice.
- Early Years Degree
- +8 years experience working with children (0 to 6 years)
- Full time only (40h to 50h per week)
- Paediatric First Aids
- DBS Check
- No driving license
- Live out only
- Available from April/May
- Only families who are willing to pay taxes
I'm a 33 years old Spanish professional nanny who's been living in the UK for 7 years now. I consider myself as a responsible and mature person with a caring attitude towards people.
Providing good manners and a firm but fair and flexible environment is one of my aims. I care about mental health, children’s and grown ups. I have a gentle approach, however I do set boundaries and I believe they are really important for the human development, as well as a good routine. It is also important to me that we listen to children’s emotions and feelings and help them navigate and understand them with support. I don’t believe in a “naughty child”, they are just discovering who they are, creating their personality. I don’t use the “naughty corner or step” nor leave them alone with their feelings.
I track the children's development every few months through the EYFS framework so I can tell where your children are in that very exact moment and, therefore plan and organise activities according to their stage of development.
Currently I am a nanny of 1 year old twin girls and a 3’5 year old boy.
During my time at University (2011 to 2015), I undertook some work placements in 4 different schools (all together 1 year) that allowed me to develop my skills in childcare.
In addition I did some babysitting and summer activities with children aged 1 to 9. One of the children that I used to look after had special needs (2yo). I also helped the children with their school homework.
My first job in the UK -Guildford- (2015) was au pair for a very lovely British family. I was with them for a year and seven months. They had a baby boy aged 7 months and a girl who was 2 and a half. When I left the family the children were 2 years, 4 years and a half and 2 month old twin boys, so I'm familiar with twins and newborn needs and necessities.
Afterwards I worked in a nursery (2017) for a year, where I got some relevant certificates: Paediatric first Aid, DBS check, Food Hygiene (level 2) and a Safeguarding Course. In the nursery I mainly worked in the baby room (4m to 24m) but I also spent some time in the 2 to 3's and the preschool room.
From January 2018 to August 2018 (7 months) I went back with my au pair family - still in Guildford- as they offered me a live-in nanny job looking after the twins. At that point they were 13 months old. I obviously accepted as I always been very happy to work with them. I was mainly looking after the babies even though in some occasions/days I looked after the older ones (3 and 5). I moved to London after 7 months and that’s why l decided look for my next role.
From late August 2018 until July 2021 (almost 3 years) I’ve worked for a family in North West London full time with a sweet 3yo girl and an adorable 6yo girl. When I started they were 5mo and 2’5yo.
In August 2021 to March 2022 (7 months) I started a position with a baby girl 5mo and a 4yo girl. After 7 months, the family’s needs changed and didn’t need a full time nanny anymore.
From March 2022, I’m looking after a 3’5yo boy and 1yo twin girls.
Early years degree
QTS (teaching level 6)
Paediatric first Aid
Food hygiene course
Safe Guarding Course
Evening or weekend babysittings
|Last Updated: 28/05/2022|
- Babysitting from £13.50 per hour
£14 net per hour (£19 gross per hour)
- Reference: Reference 2021 (added 09/06/2021)
- First Aid Certificate: Paediatric First Aid (added 03/04/2021)
- DBS Check (added 03/04/2021)
- Training Certificate: QTS (added 25/06/2018)
- Training Certificate: Early Years Degree (added 25/06/2018)
- Reference: Reference letter June 2018 (added 25/06/2018)
- EU Passport (added 25/06/2018)
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We've been so fortunate to have Montse be our Full Time Nanny for our girls (aged 5 and 3), for the previous 3 years. She has been with us through all our important life moments, and has helped develop our girls into confident, creative and sweet individuals.
If I was reading this review, I'd want to know:
Pastoral Care: A sensitive approach, based on compassion, yet structured and providing stability to their daily routine.
Dependability: Through our 3 years, Montse was always there for us, every morning, throughout the day, you could always count on her to be there for us.
Trustworthiness: As the title says, Montse has become an extension of our family, I would trust her to make the right decision in any situation.
Especially during these difficult 1.5 years (Covid), Montse has been a blessing to our family. Thank you Montse.
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