Naboenisa

Cape Town


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Au Pair, Babysitter, Teacher

Areas Available: City Bowl, Southern Peninsula, Southern Suburbs, West Coast
Availability:
Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Age: 40
Experience: 19 years


* profile last updated: 26 Jul 2012



Personal Information:

Languages

English and Afrikaans

Highest Education level

Diploma
161

Diplomas/ certificates / degrees

Cape College: National Certificate N4 January 2000 - June 2000, Day Care personnel development Education, Educare Didactics theory and practical, Child health

First Aid

Yes (certificate expiry: 0000-00-00)

Child Safe Vehicle with seat belts all round

Yes

Driving for

13 years

Worked with children aged from

1 - 3 years
3 - 6 years
6 - 10 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

Neg

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

I really enjoy hiking, I love being outdoors. Going out for movies or walking in the mall.

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 a very positive person. I am a Libra and try and sort out both sides. I can get shy sometimes, yet I am confident and very out going person and love change.

Can you cook?

Yes

References:

Type of reference: Teaching
Name: Heathfield Pre School ( Mrs. R Michaels )
Date of employment: From 2001-11-01 to 2004-02-29
Reason for leaving: I found another position which offered further growth potential
Duties: Teaching: Ecd, morning readings, theme songs, basic duties that teachers are supposed to do. Supervision.
Do you know the applicant? Yes
How do you know the applicant? Naboenisa was a teacher at our pre school.
What were the applicant's responsibilities whilst working for you? All teacher duties,preparing of daily activities and keeping the children educated,supervising them and making sure that the children partake in activities.
How long did the applicant work for you, from when to when? November 2001 - February 2004.
Were you happy with the applicant's interaction with the children and yourself (was she always creating new activities for them to do? etc.)? The children loved being in Naboenisa´s presence at all times.
Did you ever have any issues with time keeping or responsibilities that were not to your satisfaction? We have had no issues with Naboenisa at all, she has always been helpful and very reliable.
Why did the applicant leave your employment? Naboenisa found other employment.
Would you hire the applicant again, if not, why? Yes
Type of reference: Teaching
Name: Good Hope Christian Center. S Temmers 
Date of employment: From 2004-03-01 to 2006-12-31
Reason for leaving: February 2004 - December 2006. I left to go to Kings Kidz.
Duties: Admin and paperwork interviews with the teachers and teaching: Morning readings, focusing on different themes and outings and supervising them. 
Do you know the applicant? Yes.
How do you know the applicant? Naboenisa used to be a teacher at our Sunday school.
What were the applicant's responsibilities whilst working for you? General admin duties, preparing lessons for the children. Making sure that the children understand and enjoy their lessons. Supervising the children. 
How long did the applicant work for you, from when to when? February 2004 - December 2006.
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, Naboenisa was wonderful with the children, she enjoyed playing all types of games with them.
Did you ever have any issues with time keeping or responsibilities that were not to your satisfaction? We had no issues with time keeping or responsibilities that were not to our satisfaction.
Why did the applicant leave your employment? Naboenisa left to go to Kings Kidz.
Would you hire the applicant again, if not, why? Yes.
Type of reference: Teaching
Name: King Kidz Mrs. M Ilgen
Date of employment: From 2005-01-01 to 2005-12-31
Reason for leaving: January 2005 - December 2005. It was too far for me to travel, I initially helped them out for one year as promised. 
Duties: Keeping the girls occupied with fun games and crafts. Taking them on outings, swimming lessons and playdates.
Do you know the applicant? Yes.
How do you know the applicant? Naboenisa was employed through Kings Kidz.
What were the applicant's responsibilities whilst working for you? Scheduling outings and activities for the children, preparing of different themes for the children. Preparing fun activities for the children and keeping them entertained. Naboenisa was responsible for all the activities and running of the daily program.
How long did the applicant work for you, from when to when? January 2005 - December 2005.
Were you happy with the applicant's interaction with the children and yourself (was she always creating new activities for them to do? etc.)? Naboenisa was very helpful when it came to the children. She had no problem with keeping the children entertained and active.
Did you ever have any issues with time keeping or responsibilities that were not to your satisfaction? We had no issues with Naboenisa at all, she is reliable and very helpful. 
Why did the applicant leave your employment? Naboenisa helped out for a year, she then found other employment.
Would you hire the applicant again, if not, why? Yes
Type of reference: Teaching
Name: Playdale Pre Primary Miss L Parkin
Date of employment: From 2007-01-01 to 2008-12-31
Reason for leaving: I wanted to try my hand at au pairing.
Duties: Daily programs, planning of activities, potty training, stimulation, supervising, keeping the children focused on educational games and themes.
Do you know the applicant? Yes.
How do you know the applicant? Naboenisa used to be a teacher at Playdale.
What were the applicant's responsibilities whilst working for you? Planning of activities, potty training, stimulation, supervising, keeping the children focused on educational games and themes.Daily programs, potty training. She was responsible for 28 - 30 children two assistants to assist various ages from15 months to 3 years of age.
How long did the applicant work for you, from when to when? January 2007 - December 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, Naboenisa loves getting involved with the children´s activities, she loves to be part of it.
Did you ever have any issues with time keeping or responsibilities that were not to your satisfaction? Naboenisa can carry out any task you give her, she can handle situations on her own. She is trustworthy and very reliable.
Why did the applicant leave your employment? Naboenisa left our employement because she wanted to Au pair.
Would you hire the applicant again, if not, why? Yes.
Type of reference: Au Pairing
Name: Mrs. S Lainberg
Date of employment: From 2008-06-01 to 2009-07-31
Reason for leaving: The family only wanted me to assist for a period of one year. ( I still assist them with regular babysitting )
Duties: Collecting from school, taking them home and prepare a light snack or lunch, arranging play dates and outings. In the holiday I would assist more during the week. Once a week babysitting where I would read them bedtime stories and keep them entertained, make sure they brushed their teeth.
Do you know the applicant? Yes.
How do you know the applicant? Naboenisa is our regular babysitter. 
What were the applicant's responsibilities whilst working for you? Collecting from school and extra murals,preparing of light meals and snacks for the children. Supervising them and making sure that they are kept entertained.Bathing them and making sure they have brushed their teeth and were in bed by a certain hour.
How long did the applicant work for you, from when to when? June 2008 - July 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.)? Naboenisa enjoyed playing games with our children and often played the games that our children wanted to play. Our children love being in Naboenisa´s presence at all times.
Did you ever have any issues with time keeping or responsibilities that were not to your satisfaction? We have had no issues with time keeping or responsibility at all. Naboenisa is very reliable and very trustworthy. 
Why did the applicant leave your employment? Naboenisa still assists us on a regular basis.
Would you hire the applicant again, if not, why? Yes
Type of reference: Babysitting
Name: Mrs. Phillander
Date of employment: From 2009-10-01 to 2012-07-31
Reason for leaving: I am still assisting until July 2012.
Duties: General babysitting duties, bath him, read stories to him. Keeping him entertained and put him to bed.
Do you know the applicant? Yes
How do you know the applicant? Naboenisa is our babysitter.
What were the applicant's responsibilities whilst working for you? Keeping him entertained, making sure he was in bed a certain time, reading him a bedtime story and general supervision.
How long did the applicant work for you, from when to when? October 2009 - still assisting.
Were you happy with the applicant's interaction with the children and yourself (was she always creating new activities for them to do? etc.)? Naboenisa had no issues with getting involved with our child´s activities. She loves keeping him entertained.
Did you ever have any issues with time keeping or responsibilities that were not to your satisfaction? We have had no issues with Naboenisa at all, She is reliable and very trustworthy and honest. 
Why did the applicant leave your employment? Naboenisa still assists us on a very regular basis.
Would you hire the applicant again, if not, why? N/A
Type of reference: Babysitting
Name: Cathy Timlin
Date of employment: From 2011-10-31 to
Reason for leaving: I still work for her.
Duties: I work two days a week in the mornings for Cathy. I babysit either both children or just the one, depending on if the older girl is at day care school. I keep them entertained and busy.
Do you know the applicant? Yes
How do you know the applicant? She was recommended to us by our Irish friends.
What were the applicant's responsibilities whilst working for you? She babysits for either one or both of my children two days a week. She keeps them busy and entertained. I do not approve of a lot of television so she keeps them busy in other ways. This includes picking flowers and playing in the garden, painting and drawing. She has experience as a pre-school teacher and uses her experience to help us. She stimulates the children with flash cards and when my younger one was not walking, she helped her with her motor skills. She is very flexible and makes herself available when we need her on weekends or in an emergency. She has even done house sitting for us.
How long did the applicant work for you, from when to when? She has been working for us from late October-early November last year (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. We absolutely adore her and love her to bits. She is so reliable, honest and dependable. She is easy to talk too and when the children are having a problem it is easy for us to sit down and discuss it with her to figure out what to do. She is always creative and coming up with new ways to keep the children busy.
Did you ever have any issues with time keeping or responsibilities that were not to your satisfaction? No. Occasionly she might get stuck in traffic and be a few minutes late but she has always warned me when this was going to occur and it has never been anything significant. She is always very flexible and accomodating.
Why did the applicant leave your employment? She is still working for us.
Would you hire the applicant again, if not, why? N/A
Type of reference: Au Pairing
Name: Wendy Mc elroy
Date of employment: From 2011-01-01 to
Reason for leaving: I still work for her.
Duties: I work three days in the week.
Do you know the applicant? Yes
How do you know the applicant? We met her 3 years ago, she was a pre-school teacher and since then, she has been baby-sitting for us and works for us 3 times a week.
What were the applicant's responsibilities whilst working for you? She picks the children up from school, drives them to extra murals etc. She does fun activities with them, assists them with homework and keeps them busy.
How long did the applicant work for you, from when to when? She has been working for us since 2009 and is currently still working for us.
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, definitely. She always does fun activities with them, for example uses recyclle paper to make interesting things.
Did you ever have any issues with time keeping or responsibilities that were not to your satisfaction? No, never. She has never missed a day of work, she is always on time and very reliable. She is a part of the family.
Why did the applicant leave your employment? She is still employed by us.
Would you hire the applicant again, if not, why? n/a
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