Babysitter in West Byfleet

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01 July 09
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04 September 16
West Byfleet
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My Summary

Special Needs Experience Full Driving Licence
Own Car Evening Babysitter
Weekend Babysitter Daytime Babysitter
Newborn Experience

About Me

Hello, my name is Sinead and I'm 26. I graduated from the University of Exeter in 2011 with a 2.1 in 'Childhood and Youth Studies' which involved various aspects of childhood and childcare. Whilst there I studied child welfare policies, child development, international perspectives of childhood and various other areas.

I currently live in West Byfleet and work in Guildford 8.30am - 5.30pm so am only available for ad hoc babysitting outside of these hours and weekends with enough notice.

From around the 16th October, I will be available full time and am open to discussing a variety of childcare needs. I am going travelling in January 2017 so will only be available for a short term commitment.

I'm lively, enthusiastic and fun, yet I believe that I still maintain a sense of authority with children. Please get in touch if you have any questions.

My Experience

I have done a large amount of babysitting before and can provide a number of references if needed.

At University I worked at CEDA - an after school club/Saturday club for children with special needs ranging from ADHD and autism to severe physical disabilities. As a result I am very experienced with all sorts of disabilities and am familiar with dealing with challenging behaviour.

I also used to work at 'Stagecoach' - a theatre company for children, where I helped teach 3 - 6 year olds dancing, singing and drama on a Saturday morning. This involved lots of responsibility and hard work as I was looking after around 20 children at once and had to maintain authority as well as make the classes fun and beneficial for the children.

I did work experience at the Marist school in West Byfleet for a week where I was placed with the year 2 class. I thoroughly enjoyed this and had great fun with a number of the children. I created a good balance in which the children respected my authority yet still enjoyed playing with me at breaktimes and frequently asked me to help them with their work.

In Upper Sixth at College in small groups we taught a year 5 class at St Georges College Junior School lessons in RE. We designed the lessons ourselves and had to come up with various ideas to keep the children interested yet educated at the same time, such as a board game with questions about what we had been learning.

My Qualifications

I achieved a 2.1 from the University of Exeter in 'BA Childhood and Youth Studies'

I studied at St Georges College in Weybridge for over 10 years and got 3 A's at A Level there.

I have qualifications in safeguarding children (level 2) and physical interventions that I obtained whilst working at CEDA in Exeter.

My Availability

I am available most evenings and am happy to do weekends if enough notice (2/3 weeks) is given.

Contact me for further information.

I can drive so I can provide my own transport to and from the job.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School no no no no no yes yes
Morning no no no no no yes yes
Afternoon no no no no no yes yes
After School no no no no no yes yes
Evening yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Overnight no no no no yes yes no
Last Updated: 02/09/2016

My Fees

I would be willing to discuss fees with the client as it depends on the number of children, the number of hours, and the distance to the job as to how much the fee would be.

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