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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Professional, educated, and enthusiastic nanny seeking a long term position with a loving family where knowledge and expertise as a childcare provider will be utilized to enrich the children's and parents' lives.

Highlights
  • 5+ years experience with infants, toddlers, and school-aged children
  • Open to a long-term commitment
  • Experience traveling with families
  • Valid passport and valid driver's license
  • CPR and First Aid certified
  • Masters in Elementary Education
Experience
05/2013 to 09/2014 Nanny Bright Horizons Family Solutons | Bright Horizons At Chicago Central Loop ( N., LA,
  • Provided loving care for 21-month-old girl since she was six months of age.
  • Maintained baby log with feeding, diaper changes, and sleep schedule.
  • Updated parents throughout the day with texts and pictures.
  • Collaborated with parents with the assistance of potty-training.
  • Effectively used baby sign language to communicate with infant.
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and story telling.
  • Strengthened cognitive, sensory, and fine-motor skills by using age-appropriate learning materials for the child to explore and manipulate.
  • Engaged the child in educational hands-on activities that incorporated art, music, movement, and imaginative play.
  • Fostered creative thought and expression by discovery and exploration of objects and environment.
  • Instilled confidence, self-esteem, and good-manners by being a positive role model for the child.
  • Researched eco-friendly toys and educational manipulatives.
  • Researched and scheduled age-appropriate classes to ensure proper development of social interaction amongst other children.
  • Created homemade baby food purees from organic fruits and vegetables.
  • Effectively weaned the baby onto solid foods.
  • Properly cleaned and sterilized baby bottles.
  • Responsible for light cleaning that pertained to the child, laundry, toy cleaning, and organization.
  • Utilized my knowledge of green living by using non-toxic, fragrance-free household cleaning supplies, and laundry detergents.
04/2011 to 05/2013 Nanny Bright Horizons Family Solutons | Bright Horizons At Crown, CO,
  • Affectionately cared for two children: a six year old boy as well as two and a half year old girl
  • Collaborated with parents on potty training the youngest child.
  • Coordinated with parents to develop and implement discipline programs that promoted positive behavior.
  • Established a safe and supportive environment by balancing freedom with control.
  • Provided a nurturing environment with engaging activities and continuous access to the outdoors.
  • Sparked creativity and imagination through age-appropriate art activities, music, and reading books.
  • Engaged children on an individual basis to build positive relationships.
  • Improved social-emotional awareness by utilizing specific picture books and games that assisted with identifying and expressing emotions.
  • Fostered awareness of empathy and compassion for others by modeling mindfulness and encouraging self-awareness.
  • Closely monitored play activities to ensure safety.
  • Created consistency and routine for each child individually by organizing schedules and ensured they were executed daily.
  • Tailored daily sensory activities for the oldest child utilizing my educational knowledge.
  • Identified early signs of emotional and developmental concerns within the oldest child and brought it to the parents' attention.
  • Advocated for the oldest child in discussions with parents in order to get the son tested for developmental deficiencies.
  • Provided support and guidance to the parents in seeking proper professional evaluation and assessment of the oldest child.
  • Prepared snacks and meals consistent with allergy considerations for the children.
  • Safely transported children to and from school, appointments, and activities.
07/2010 to 03/2011 Part-Time Nanny The Harries Family | City, STATE,
  • Responsively cared for three boys ranging from infant through six years old.
  • Provided a safe and nurturing environment for the children to express their natural curiosity and active imagination.
  • Respected each child's different personalities by supporting them as individuals and promoting positive self-esteem.
  • Employed a variety of materials for the children to explore and manipulate through learning activities and imaginative play.
  • Assisted with the development of children's independence.
  • Carefully monitored play activities to ensure safety.
  • Expanded opportunities for learning outside of the home with educational outings to children's museums and attended weekly story time at local book store.
  • Promoted physical health through nature walks in the park and bike rides around the neighborhood.
  • Encouraged healthy eating habits by involving the children in the preparation of healthy snacks.
Education
Expected in 2012 Master of Arts | Elementary Education DePaul University , Chicago, IL GPA:

International Honors Society in Education

Expected in 2005 Bachelor of Arts | Political Science Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, IL GPA:
Skills
  • Utilize effective behavior management.
  • Recognize and seize teachable moments.
  • Able to take initiative.
  • Anticipate families' needs and act accordingly.
  • Ability to multi-task; meeting the needs of one child without sacrificing the needs of another.
  • Assist families in making healthy and sustainable lifestyle choices.
  • Integrate educational and enriching experiences daily.
Hobbies/Interests
  • Bike riding along the lake.
  • Maintaining a healthy and organic lifestyle.
  • Baking with my sisters.
  • Attending family dinners.
  • Picnics at the Green City Market.

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School Attended
  • DePaul University
  • Loyola University of Chicago
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  • Nanny
  • Part-Time Nanny
Degrees
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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