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Tessa C.     Age 22      Female      Victoria, BC  - Shelbourne St / Christmas Ave
Member ID: 326869 
Seeking work as a : Nanny or Babysitter or Nanny/Housekeeper or Nanny/Tutor or Mother's Helper 
Position Type: Live-Out, Full Time, Part Time 
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  About Me
A former employee of Babies to Big Kids Childcare, I have nearly a decade of experience in childcare as a babysitter, music teacher, and daycare employee. After taking a short break from childcare to concentrate on university, I would love to find a way to incorporate it back into my life. I greatly encourage imagination-based creative play, and I personally love music, reading, animals, the great outdoors, and all things creative and fun. 
Valid Driver's License:
Has a Vehicle:
Can Swim Well:
Smoking Status:
Comfortable with pets:
Languages spoken:
English, English 
My Nationality:
Police Check:
Willing to obtain 
Eligible to work in Canada:
Civil Status:
Religion/Spiritual Practice:
  Work Experience & Education Background
8 years experience, 2 references
I have worked as a casual babysitter for children between the ages of 13 months and 7 years, taught weekly piano lessons to children under 6, tutored eighth and ninth grade students in math, English, science, and social studies, and was employed as a Responsible Adult in both the Infant/Toddler room and the 3-5 classroom at Babies to Big Kids Childcare. 
Childcare experience within the following age groups:
3 - 12 months, 1 - 2 years, 2 - 5 years, 5 - 10 years, over 10 years of age, special needs children  
High School, Graduated High School or Equivalent 
  Job Preferences
Seeking work as a :
Nanny or Babysitter or Nanny/Housekeeper or Nanny/Tutor or Mother's Helper 
Position Type:
Live-Out, Full Time, Part Time 
Work Hours:
30 - 40 hours/week 
Position Duration:
   3 - 12 months
   1 - 2 years
   greater than 2 years
   As Long as Needed
   Summer Position
Will work with up to:
Three children 
Childcare Duties:
   Light Housekeeping
   Preparing meals
   Transporting children
   Children's Laundry
   Limited/light housekeeping
   Children's baths and dressing
   Help with homework
   Adhere to special dietary rules (vegetarian, kosher, lactose intolerant, etc.)
   Packing Children's lunches
   Planning activities for the children
Desired Start Date:
June 09, 2019 
Desired Salary:
$16/Hour or Negotiable salary 
Will work at night:
Willing to relocate:
Will care Special Needs Children:
Will travel with the family:
Housekeeping Duties:
   Keep a grocery list
   Initial preparation of family's dinner as directed
   Keep the kitchen tidy during work hours
   Feed pets during work day as directed
   Walk dog and/or pet care
   Plant care (indoor)
   Family sheets/towels and other linens
   Sweep kitchen floor daily
   Mop Kitchen floor weekly, minumum weekly frequency
   Run/Empty dishwasher daily
   Empty kitchen trash as required
   Event and entertainment planning and organization
Tara Grant 
- Former manager of Babies to Big Kids Childcare - Employed from March 2018 - July 2018 - Laid off after centre closure Contents of Reference Letter: To whom it may concern, I am pleased to provide this letter of reference for Tessa. Tessa started employment at Babies to Big Kids Childcare as a Responsible Adult on March 26th, 2018 and continued to work for us until June 29th, 2018, she worked in our Infant and Toddler and Three to Five Programs. Tessa came to Babies to Big Kids as a casual on call staff member and quickly proved to be a reliable staff member we could schedule regularly. During her time as a Responsible Adult at Babies to Big Kids Childcare Tessa was responsible for the following: � Having solid knowledge of VIHA daycare licensing regulation ensuring these are met and followed at all times � Ensuring documentation is completed for the following: monthly fire drill and yearly emergency disaster drill, children�s attendance, communication log, minor incident and unexpected events log, playground safety check list, permission to administer medication forms and doctor�s instructions, updating shopping list for program supplies � Following care plans created due to a child�s allergies, behavior and/or developmental as well as collaborating with Queen Alexander and other resources when necessary � Ensuring childcare space and toys both inside and outside is in good working condition and cleaned and sanitized regularly � Leading and planning for art, music and reading activities � Following all policies in both the parent handbook and the staff manual � Dealing with challenges and stressful day to day issues � Implementing toileting routines � Communicating with the parents on day to day issues as well as concerns. Problem solving with the parent to come up with a solution when concerns arise. � Communicating with staff members, parents and children in a clear, respectful and efficient manner. Tessa has proven herself to be a reliable, calm and committed staff member during her time at Babies to Big Kids Childcare. Tessa jumped right in to her role as a Responsible Adult and was always eager and willing to learn. Tessa�s strengths are her willingness to learn, ability to accept constructive criticism positively and her positive attitude. Tessa is a wonderful team player who works well with a variety of personalities. I would highly recommend Tessa for her work ethic and her proven reliability. We are sad to see Tessa leave us, but we are excited for what her future will hold. Sincerely, Tara (Daycare Manager)