Claire

Cape Town


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Au Pair, Babysitter

Areas Available: Atlantic Seaboard, City Bowl, Southern Suburbs
Availability: Full Day
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Age: 32
Experience: 11 years


* profile last updated: 23 Jan 2013



Personal Information:

Languages

English and Afrikaans

Highest Education level

Certificate

First Aid

Yes (certificate expiry: 2014-09-01)

Child Safe Vehicle with seat belts all round

Yes

Driving for

14 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 In positions

Salary range expected

R8000 +

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

I enjoy music, movies, exercise, going to the beach and doing outdoor activities. I enjoy going out with friends and meeting new people. I love travelling.

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 fun-loving, outgoing, kind, compassionate, patient and a real people´s person. I have a great sense of humour and a happy-go-lucky attitude. I am positive and adventurous and always love trying new things.

Can you cook?

Yes

References:

Type of reference: Au Pairing
Name: Mark Goldberg
Date of employment: From 2008-08-18 to 2010-02-23
Reason for leaving: Visa expired.
Duties: I was responsible for driving carpool for the children in the neighbourhood, ensuring that they got to afternoon activities, reading and homework, playing with them, taking them to dinner and putting them to bed when their parents were out. We enjoyed playing sports, board games and Wii. The boys and I enjoyed humour and would spend the days laughing and turning any boring task into a funny game. In the time I was there I helped teach the youngest to read and encouraged him with his interest in maths times tables which he was very good at for his young age.
Do you know the applicant? Yes
How do you know the applicant? She was our Au Pair for 18 months.
What were the applicant's responsibilities whilst working for you? Taking care of kids, driving to school, Homework, supervising them, keeping them entertained, preparing of meals and dinners for the children.
How long did the applicant work for you, from when to when? 18th August 2008 - 23rd of February 2010
Were you happy with the applicant's interaction with the children and yourself (was she always creating new activities for them to do? etc.)? Claire was very creative, warm and caring young lady. She kept them entertained at all times. We enjoyed being in her presence at all times.
Did you ever have any issues with time keeping or responsibilities that were not to your satisfaction? We had no issues with Claire at all, she is kind, caring, responsible and very reliable.
Why did the applicant leave your employment? She had to leave due to US Visa restrictions.
Would you hire the applicant again, if not, why? Yes
Type of reference: Au Pairing
Name: Sugar bay:Cogen Naiker.´lobster´
Date of employment: From 2008-03-03 to 2008-05-31
Reason for leaving: I left to Au pair in America.
Duties: We would plan fun activities for the children, supervise them and keep them entertained. Making sure they enjoyed their activities.
Do you know the applicant? Yes
How do you know the applicant? Claire was one of our leaders at Sugar bay.
What were the applicant's responsibilities whilst working for you? Keeping them entertained, supervising them, making sure they are kept safe, joining in on fun activities, making sure the children interact and build friendships with each other and team work and building. We allocated groups of 15 for the leaders. Various ages from 5 - 16 years old, boys and girls.
How long did the applicant work for you, from when to when? March 2008 - May 2008, we only operate in school holidays.
Were you happy with the applicant's interaction with the children and yourself (was she always creating new activities for them to do? etc.)? Claire was great, she loved keeping the children active and loved to join in on all the fun. The children at Sugar bay really enjoyed being in her presence at all times, so did myself and the staff.
Did you ever have any issues with time keeping or responsibilities that were not to your satisfaction? We have never had any difficulties with Claire at all, she is very reliable, energetic and responsible.
Why did the applicant leave your employment? Claire left to work in America as an Au pair.
Would you hire the applicant again, if not, why? Yes
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