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  My half-time teaching position begins on December 20 at which time the above schedule would take effect. Prior to Dec. 20, 2019, I would be available evenings and weekends.  
Nanny & Babysitter in Sherwood Park


Maria J.     Age 52      Female      Sherwood Park, AB 
Member ID: 350556 
Seeking work as a : Nanny or Babysitter or Nanny/Housekeeper or Nanny/Tutor or Mother's Helper 
Position Type: Live-Out, Part Time 
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  About Me
Hello. I go by the name Ria and I am currently a full-time Pre-K teacher but due to the latest budget cuts, will have my position cut to half-time in December. I am extremely passionate about working with children and am looking to supplement my income with childcare jobs that work around my morning class at school. I have been teaching 3-5 year olds for the past 26 years and absolutely love it. I am very saddened to have to say goodbye to my afternoon students but look forward to being able to help other families meet the needs of their children.
I have 2 adult children of my own and have had pets all of my life. I am very active and energetic and feel very young-at-heart. I enjoy running and do a lot of reading in my spare time.
I thank you for taking the time to read about me and hope that you will consider reaching out to get to know me on a more personal level. 
Valid Driver's License:
Has a Vehicle:
Can Swim Well:
Smoking Status:
Comfortable with pets:
Languages spoken:
My Nationality:
Police Check:
Eligible to work in Canada:
Civil Status:
Religion/Spiritual Practice:
Spiritual - Not Religious 
  Work Experience & Education Background
10 years experience, 5 references
I earned my B-Ed from the U of A in 1989. I ran a Before and After School Care program before my first teaching job.
After staying at home to raise my 2 children, I started my own private Preschool program and ran that very successfully until June 2017 when I was asked to join a school board in my area. Now, due to provincial budget cuts, I find myself in a position where my hours have been cut to half-time.
I have kept my First Aid and Child CPR current and have regularly had my Criminal Records Check and Child Welfare Checks updated. 
Childcare experience within the following age groups:
Newborn - 3 months, 3 - 12 months, 1 - 2 years, 2 - 5 years, 5 - 10 years, over 10 years of age, special needs children, twins, triplets  
Bachelor's Degree, CPR Training, First Aid Training, ECE License 
B. Ed U of A 1989 ECE level 3 
  Job Preferences
Seeking work as a :
Nanny or Babysitter or Nanny/Housekeeper or Nanny/Tutor or Mother's Helper 
Position Type:
Live-Out, Part Time 
Work Hours:
20 - 30 hours/week 
Position Duration:
   Less than 3 months
   3 - 12 months
   1 - 2 years
   As Long as Needed
   Occasional/As Needed
Will work with up to:
Four or more 
Childcare Duties:
   Light Housekeeping
   Running errands
   Preparing meals
   Transporting children
   Children's Laundry
   Limited/light housekeeping
   Occasional supervision of childrens friends/guests
   Ironing children's clothing as needed
   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:
December 03, 2019 
Desired Salary:
Will work at night:
Willing to relocate:
Will care Special Needs Children:
Will travel with the family:
Housekeeping Duties:
   Keep the kitchen tidy during work hours
   Feed pets during work day as directed
   Walk dog and/or pet care
   Plant care (indoor)
   Family laundry
   Grocery shopping regularly as directed
   Run/Empty dishwasher daily
   Empty kitchen trash as required
I see myself more as a childcare provider than a housekeeper, but am more than willing to do basic housekeeping as it pertains to the children's well-being.
Available upon request 
As the details of the budget cuts and the specific effect it will have on the teachers and students has not been made public yet, I have been unable to approach current families for references but will be able to do so shortly as the announcement should go out to parents within the next few days.