Relevant Skills and Experience: I am an experienced caregiver for children and also an elementary school teacher, with particular experience caring for and educating toddlers and student in grades 1, 2 and 3. I am presently supporting a Hong Kong-based family as a caregiver for their 3 year old child. My present responsibilities include: maintaining a safe and healthy environment in the home for a toddler child, including: physical care; bathing, dressing and feeding/child; supervising, caring for and tending to the emotional well-being of the child; preparing and serving nutritious meals; organizing, activities such as games and outings for the child; instructing the child in personal hygiene and social development; and taking the child to and from school, appointments and activities. I am also experienced in housekeeping and meal preparation. As a primary school teacher in The Philippines, my responsibilities included: planning activities that stimulate growth in language, social, and motor skills; managing classroom sizes of 20+ students; communicating with parents on a regular basis, via annual assessments, quarterly meetings, monthly phone conversations; designing and following a complete teaching plan; teaching the alphabet and numeracy, reading and other primary education fundamentals, along with personal, social and emotional skills; organizing learning materials and resources; ensuring that students were welcomed into a positive environment conducive to learning; and establishing positive relationships with students and providing tutoring when necessary.
I have also worked as a volunteer caregiver for an elderly person in The Philippines.
Personal Attributes Relevant to the Position: What I enjoy most about being a caregiver is the one-on-one experience I have with children. This is what led me to be a school teacher. Being a good caregiver requires loving what you do – and I’m passionate about my work.
Certifications & Additional Skills: I have Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education.
Availability: Immediately upon offer.
Regional Preference: Canada