Ansie

Pretoria


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Babysitter

Areas Available: Midrand, Centurion, Pretoria Central and West, Pretoria East
Availability: Full Day
Days: Friday
Age: 35
Experience: 15 years


* profile last updated: 09 Mar 2013



Personal Information:

Languages

English (1st) and Afrikaans(1st)

Highest Education level

Degree

First Aid

Yes (certificate expiry: 2014-08-21)

Child Safe Vehicle with seat belts all round

Yes

Driving for

16 years

Worked with children aged from

0 - 1 year
1 - 3 years
3 - 6 years
6 - 10 years
10 - 16 years

Religion

Christian

Smoker?

No

Can you swim?

Yes

Do you have any allergies, physical or psychological issues, illnesses or disabilities?

No

Looking for

Live Out positions

Salary range expected

Negotiable

Do you have any hidden talents, such as playing an instrument / painting / dancing?

I like to see how children grow and develop in themselves. Becoming more sure of who they are and excited about the new things they learn. I work in the afternoons teaching extra maths lessons for Pre-school, Gr. 1 and Gr. 2

Do you still work for any of your previous clients?

No

Do you have any children of your own? If so, how old are they?

No

How would you describe yourself?

I am very fun and energetic. I laugh a lot and enjoy life. That is why I love working with children because they are also full of energy. I have a very soft heart and try to understand and comfort first. Exercise and eating healthy is a top priority.

Can you cook?

Yes

References:

Type of reference: Tutoring
Name:  Benita (Timetable manager for tutors at Lynnwood Primary School)
Date of employment: From 2011-07-12 to
Reason for leaving: Mid July 2011, I am still assisting
Duties:  Teaching extra Mathematics, Maths revision etc.  I really enjoy it. Coming from Thailand were the kids couldn´t speak English and couldn´t understand me, it is lovely to be able to chat to the kids, and it is a lot more 1 on 1 interaction.
Do you know the applicant? Yes
How do you know the applicant? She is my niece and she helps out at my Extra maths classes
What were the applicant's responsibilities whilst working for you? She looks after the children, collects them from the school across the street and then teaches them according to our program.
How long did the applicant work for you, from when to when? For about a month now. (2011)
Were you happy with the applicant's interaction with the children and yourself (was she always creating new activities for them to do? etc.)? Yes. Very good, she is very relaxed and also disciplined, the children love her.
Did you ever have any issues with time keeping or responsibilities that were not to your satisfaction? No, she is very reliable and punctual.
Why did the applicant leave your employment? She still helps out.
Would you hire the applicant again, if not, why? n/a
Type of reference: Teaching
Name: Niel Le Grange
Date of employment: From 2010-01-01 to 2011-04-30
Reason for leaving:  I started in January 2010 until April 2011, I was only supposed to be there for 1 year, but I stayed longer before returning to South Africa.
Duties:  I was the classroom teacher. I taught them Maths and English. 
Do you know the applicant? Yes
How do you know the applicant? She was a Kindergarten 1 teacher at BanMaireab School in Phuket. BanMaireab School is an English Programme sponsored by the OrBorJor (the Provincial Government of Phuket). Last year I was the Academic Manager at this school and Ansie worked directly under my supervision. 
What were the applicant's responsibilities whilst working for you? She was responsible for teaching English, Mathematics, Health Education and Physical Education to our Kindergarten 1 students.
How long did the applicant work for you, from when to when? She worked (if I remember correctly) for about 1 to 1 and a half years. Please note that I am not with the school any more and I can not exactly recall details on all the teachers. All the records of teachers are at the school.
Were you happy with the applicant's interaction with the children and yourself (was she always creating new activities for them to do? etc.)? Yes
Did you ever have any issues with time keeping or responsibilities that were not to your satisfaction? No
Why did the applicant leave your employment? She returned to SA.
Would you hire the applicant again, if not, why? Yes
Type of reference: Au Pairing
Name: Elsa
Date of employment: From 2007-06-01 to 2009-06-01
Reason for leaving:  June 2007 to June 2009, it was a part time job and I needed full time job.
Duties:  Sometimes she went away, I do everything and stay over. Under normal circumstances, I picked them up from school,
Do you know the applicant? Yes
How do you know the applicant? She worked for me as a Au-pair
What were the applicant's responsibilities whilst working for you? She looked after my children and stayed with them. She drove them to their extra mural activities, did homework with them and entertained them.
How long did the applicant work for you, from when to when? For 2 years, from 2007 - 2009
Were you happy with the applicant's interaction with the children and yourself (was she always creating new activities for them to do? etc.)? Yes. Very good, she is very energetic and creative, it was very sad for us when she left.
Did you ever have any issues with time keeping or responsibilities that were not to your satisfaction? No, she is very responsible and reliable.
Why did the applicant leave your employment? We could not afford her any more and she got a overseas opportunity.
Would you hire the applicant again, if not, why? Yes
Type of reference: Au Pairing
Name: Gabriella
Date of employment: From 2012-02-01 to 2012-09-28
Reason for leaving: Not needed anymore
Duties: Making and feeding her bottle, pulped fruit and vegetables, changing her nappies, helping her to sit and crawl, playing games, singing songs and reading stories and putting her to sleep.
Do you know the applicant? Yes
How do you know the applicant? She was recommended to me by a nurse when I was in hospital after my baby was born.
What were the applicant's responsibilities whilst working for you? She looks after my baby, feeds her bottles, now started with solid foods, changes her nappies, puts her to sleep, plays with her and stimulates her.
How long did the applicant work for you, from when to when? February 2012 - September 2012
Were you happy with the applicant's interaction with the children and yourself (was she always creating new activities for them to do? etc.)? She is fantastic with our baby, helps her to sit, teaches her to crawl etc.
Did you ever have any issues with time keeping or responsibilities that were not to your satisfaction? No
Why did the applicant leave your employment? She is still assisting until end of September 2012, won´t be needed after that.
Would you hire the applicant again, if not, why? Yes
Type of reference: Au Pairing
Name: Danie Roux
Date of employment: From 2011-01-04 to
Reason for leaving: Currently still baby-sitting on a Adhoc basis
Duties: I collected him from school and took him home, prepared his bottle and / purity, changed his nappies and played games with him.
Do you know the applicant? Yes
How do you know the applicant? She looks after our House and our son if needed.
What were the applicant's responsibilities whilst working for you? We call her if we need her to look after our house or she would look after our son. She would change his nappies, feed him, play with him, sometimes pick him up from school and put him to bed.
How long did the applicant work for you, from when to when? Since 2011 - currently.
Were you happy with the applicant's interaction with the children and yourself (was she always creating new activities for them to do? etc.)? Yes, our son likes her very much.
Did you ever have any issues with time keeping or responsibilities that were not to your satisfaction? No
Why did the applicant leave your employment? She still assists us on a Adhoc basis when needed.
Would you hire the applicant again, if not, why? Yes
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