Nanny in Folkestone
Babysitter in Folkestone
Female Member since Aug 2020 Last Updated May 2021 Last Login Jul 2021
I am an Undergraduate Law student based in Folkestone with nine years of experience as a prominent caregiver for my sibling, along with five years of experience working as a nanny and babysitter for babies and children in my hometown. I come from a large, tightly knit family and have been surrounded by young children throughout my teen years. I wish to work in Child Protection/ Social Work upon completion of my degree and feel that strengthening my experience with a variety of babies and children from different backgrounds will be beneficial for my career prospects. I am passionate about child development and value the importance of a safe and healthy upbringing in order for children to get the best start in life. I have extensive experience feeding, changing and bathing young babies in addition to babysitting and tutoring primary age children. I am happy to assist with general housework and duties also. I am musical and enjoy nature walks in the English countryside. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions!
PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID TRAINED
COVID- 19 AWARENESS COURSE
I have nine years of experience caring for children from birth to ten years. My care experience includes the children of family, family friends and neighbors in my hometown amongst a range of settings.
Responsibilities varied dependent on the age of the children; I am confident feeding young babies (preparing formula/ defrosting breast milk) and have experience weaning (baby led and spoon fed) and can adjust this suited to your needs, I am happy to change nappies and bathe children as part of their nighttime routine and can again adjust this dependent on your preference. I have a young brother who I helped raise from birth and I often cared for him independently when my Mother was on business trips. This included night feeding, day trips and caring for him when he was unwell. I also worked at Mothercare prior to it’s closing down and am an expert in feeding, developmental play, travel safety and products. I was trained in the development of babies and young children and this focused heavily on play and education.
I have primarily cared for babies and toddlers, therefore focusing on language and social development through play but am educated up to A Level standard and would be happy to act as a tutor for school aged children, for example SAT and 11+ preparation across all subjects.
I have a drivers licence but do not currently have a car, however I am happy to do drop offs/ pick ups if the school is walking distance. I can also assist with clubs that your child may attend or can take them on walks/ exercise at local parks.
I am paediatric first aid trained and have also recently completed a Covid awareness course.
I am currently studying Law at University after completing my GCSE’s and A Levels (A’s and B’s). My module choices are based around child protection and family law due to career prospects. I am well educated and able to assist with homework/ tutoring of children.
Please contact me for more details. Available 1-3 days per week, with more availability in the summer.
|Last Updated: 24/05/2021|
- Babysitting from £8.00 per hour
- Nannying from £8.50 per hour (gross)
Fees include personal care, feeding, play and outings. I am happy to assist with housework duties and homework/ tutoring at no extra cost. Occasional sleep ins are also a possibility again, at no extra cost. All fees are negotiable.
My Local Schools
- I provide drop offs and pick ups at Goldsmith Infant School
- I provide drop offs and pick ups at Fernhurst Junior School
- I provide drop offs and pick ups at Devonshire Infant School
- I provide drop offs and pick ups at Craneswater Junior School
- I provide drop offs and pick ups at Cumberland Infant School
- I provide drop offs and pick ups at Mayville High School
- I provide drop offs and pick ups at Milton Park Primary School
- I provide drop offs and pick ups at Ark Ayrton Primary Academy
- I provide drop offs and pick ups at St John's College
- First Aid Certificate: Paediatric First Aid (added 13/08/2020)
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Shannon is responsible. Has a great personality and is a great listener. Shannon arrived on time and it didn't take long at all for my 20 months old son to like her. I could here them playing and giggling while i did my studies in another room. Sounded like they were having fun!
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