Mia

Cape Town


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Au Pair, Babysitter, Once-off Babysittin

Areas Available: Atlantic Seaboard, City Bowl, Southern Peninsula, Southern Suburbs
Availability: Full Day
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Age: 28
Experience: 12 years


* profile last updated: 20 Dec 2012



Personal Information:

Languages

English, Afrikaans

Highest Education level

Studying for a degree

First Aid

Yes (certificate expiry: 2012-01-02)

Child Safe Vehicle with seat belts all round

Yes

Driving for

9 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 do part time jobs when have time, these include housesitting and babysitting. Have registered with an au pair agency to do au pairing in America, but I can choose when I want to go. I want to gain some experience in South Africa first.

Do you still work for any of your previous clients?

Yes

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

No

How would you describe yourself?

I am out-going, friendly, open-minded and musical. I love new things and the outdoors. I am an extrovert and love people and children. I like doing a variety of things and can take responsibility. I am also very independent.

Can you cook?

Yes

References:

Type of reference: Au Pairing
Name: Nadia Steenkamp (sister-in-law) 
Date of employment: From 2007-07-02 to 2009-02-27
Reason for leaving: July 2007 to February 2009 - the family moved
Duties: Changing nappies, putting baby to sleep, feeding, playing with her and comforting her.
Do you know the applicant?  Yes
How do you know the applicant? Nadia is my sister in law
What were the applicant's responsibilities whilst working for you? I would give her a day program for her to do in the day, she would play educational games with him and feed him keep him entertained etc
How long did the applicant work for you, from when to when?  Since he was 3 months old till about 2 years old
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, she made sure he was entertained and not kept bored, she done a wonderful job at it
Did you ever have any issues with time keeping or responsibilities that were not to your satisfaction?  No, I cant think of anything, she really done an amazing job
Why did the applicant leave your employment?  It is only on a temporary basis, We were away for a while but we back and now she can assist, she is my first option when we need someone!
Would you hire the applicant again, if not, why? Yes
Type of reference: Au Pairing
Name: Tanya Deetlefs at Jungle Tots
Date of employment: From 2009-02-02 to 2009-04-30
Reason for leaving: February to March 2009 and on/off since April 2009
Duties: Helped with all activities, including playtime, snacktime, toilet training, singing and dancing.
Do you know the applicant? Yes
How do you know the applicant? Through the educare, and then she started helping  out with the school
What were the applicant's responsibilities whilst working for you? She helped with potty time, snack time, she played with them, helped with activities, She was more of an example of them 
How long did the applicant work for you, from when to when?  Jan - April 2009 every day for 5 hours, and now also with the holiday club
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 done allot of great things with them she loved playing with them
Did you ever have any issues with time keeping or responsibilities that were not to your satisfaction? No she is very punctual, she is wonderful
Why did the applicant leave your employment? She still assists her, Tanya does not really want to let her go, because she does such a wonderful job with the children
Would you hire the applicant again, if not, why? Yes
Type of reference: Au Pairing
Name: Claire Archer (USA)
Date of employment: From 2009-12-01 to 2010-12-01
Reason for leaving: Returned to SA.
Duties: Cooking, driving to extra-murals, bath-time, homework and music lessons.
Type of reference: Au Pairing
Name: Fran Currie
Date of employment: From 2012-01-02 to
Reason for leaving: Current
Duties: Driving, cooking and assisting with homework.
Type of reference: Au Pairing
Name: Rika Steenkamp - Darling Trust
Date of employment: From 2012-01-02 to
Reason for leaving: Current
Duties: I volunteer at the Darling ´Voorkamer Festival´ and at the Darling Trust Community Childhood Development Centre. Activities include assisting with music lessons and Educational Excursions.
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