Nikki

Cape Town


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Au Pair, Babysitter, Driver, Night Nurse, Once-off Babysittin, Teacher, Tutor

Areas Available: False Bay / Stellenbosch, Northern Suburbs
Availability: Full Day
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Age: 32
Experience: 13 years


* profile last updated: 12 Jul 2013



Personal Information:

Languages

English (1st),Afrikaans (Fluent)

Highest Education level

Studying for a degree
97

Diplomas/ certificates / degrees

I am studying at Unisa, in process of studying Bachelors in Education ECD and Foundation Phase.

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

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

R5000-R8000

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

I am studying in my spare time, I also enjoy reading, cooking and baking. I coach netball.

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 pretty strict when it comes to discipline, I feel manners are very important, but I enjoy having fun and teaching children new things. I am caring and kind. I like working with children rather than adults.

Can you cook?

Yes

References:

Type of reference: Au Pairing
Name: Johann De Kock
Date of employment: From 2009-01-06 to
Reason for leaving: I started there in 2009 and I still baby-sit for them occasionally. 
Duties: I would get there in the mornings at about 7am. I would then make the little one breakfast and the parents would take the older one to school. We would then do some arts and crafts, I would take her down the road to the park and we had playgroups with oth
Do you know the applicant? Yes
How do you know the applicant? She was our full time Au-Pair and is now our baby-sitter occasionally.
What were the applicant's responsibilities whilst working for you? She looked after our 2 daughters. She did everything for them from feeding, bathing, changing nappies, played with them and entertained them, she takes them to the beach quite often.
How long did the applicant work for you, from when to when? Since 2008, 1 year full time, thereafter she baby-sat for us when needed as the kids are older now.
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 is very good with them.
Did you ever have any issues with time keeping or responsibilities that were not to your satisfaction? No, never
Why did the applicant leave your employment? She still assists us when needed.
Would you hire the applicant again, if not, why? Yes
Type of reference: Tutoring
Name: Mondeor Eco School (Marita Holder )
Date of employment: From 2010-10-01 to 2011-06-30
Reason for leaving: I started in October 2010 - June 2011. I was only temporary assigned and I then got a opportunity to go to Canada to Au-Pair when my contract ended with them.
Duties: I tutored for a Grade 2 class, teaching the children numeracy, literacy and life skills. Also wrote articles of the school for the news paper.
Do you know the applicant? Yes
How do you know the applicant? She was a teacher at our school.
What were the applicant's responsibilities whilst working for you? She tutored the Grade 2 class, she had to reach lessons, discipline children etc.
How long did the applicant work for you, from when to when? For about 6 months, I can´t remember.
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 was very good with the children and done what she was told to do.
Did you ever have any issues with time keeping or responsibilities that were not to your satisfaction? No, she is very responsible, she was always on time and did what she was told to so, she had some difficulty though with discipline with the naughty children.
Why did the applicant leave your employment? She did not finish her studies and we could not assign her.
Would you hire the applicant again, if not, why? Yes
Type of reference: Please select...
Name: Talia (Current position in the mornings)
Date of employment: From 2011-01-04 to
Reason for leaving: I am currently still employed by them.
Duties: I get there in the mornings and I would drop the oldest one off at school. I would then prepare breakfast for the little one and do activities with her. We would then pick up the older one from school and take her home.
Do you know the applicant? Yes
How do you know the applicant? She is our Au-pair
What were the applicant's responsibilities whilst working for you? She looks after our children. In the mornings she looks after the little one and she drives the older one to school and picks him up again. She does shopping for me, prepares lunch for the children and entertains them, she basically does everything for them while I am not there.
How long did the applicant work for you, from when to when? She started in January 2011 - Current.
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 is very good, the children are relaxed with her.
Did you ever have any issues with time keeping or responsibilities that were not to your satisfaction? No, she is always early and does everything I ask her to do.
Why did the applicant leave your employment? She is still employed by us and we are very happy with her.
Would you hire the applicant again, if not, why? Yes
Type of reference: Babysitting
Name: Rachel Farrwell
Date of employment: From 2010-01-05 to 2010-04-30
Reason for leaving: In 2010 for 4 months on and off baby-sitting
Duties: Baby-sitting while mom was out or running errands. Prepare bottles, change her nappies and put her to sleep.
Do you know the applicant? She often baby-sat for me.
How do you know the applicant? Yes
What were the applicant's responsibilities whilst working for you? She looked after my daughter when I needed her to or when we went out. She would play with her, feed her, change her nappies and put her to sleep. My daughter was then about 6 months old.
How long did the applicant work for you, from when to when? It was for about 3 months on and off in 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.)? Yes, she is very nice and sweet.
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? It was only when we needed her.
Would you hire the applicant again, if not, why? Yes
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