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Ciska B

#121485 - Au Pair in Milnerton - 29(f)

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121485
Ciska B
10 Aug 2022
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Female
29 years old
Afrikaans, English
Milnerton , Cape Town , Western Cape
Bayside Mall

immediately
for 12 months or longer

Live-In or Live-Out
No

08:00-19:00
08:00-19:00
08:00-19:00
08:00-19:00
08:00-19:00
09:00-13:00

No minimum
18 years old

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Additional information
South Africa
South African

English, Afrikaans
Unmarried
Christian
R80 / hour
R5.00 / kilometre

No

30 hrs / week
No maximum

Chevrolet Spark
More than 5 years
Educational background

High school

High school Matric - Brackenfell (2011)

Degress and other courses

Degree/course Certificate - Biosculpture (2020)
Degree/course Human resources administration - Intec college (2018)
Introduction to families
Dear Family, I am looking for a well paid half day position. I want to continue my studies while still being able to afford to live. I feel like its important to have a balanced life and make a difference in someone's life. Please consider my application. Kind Regards, Ciska B
To whom it may concern, My history of child care began in the year 1999 when I was 6 years old. My mother started a day care business in our home. Her first day children were a set of Twins who stayed with us for 6 years. I had to assist from age 6 to 12 with house hold chores and the occasional supervision. The twins are a part of my family today still. When I got my driver’s licence at age 18 I had the pleasure of driving them to and from school and to after school activities as well as staying over when their mother was abroad. Apart from them, in 2017 I worked in a crèche in the 4-5 aged class for the month of January. But unfortunately I did not agree with how things were run and thus decided to pursue private child care. I had the opportunity to work for my mother, taking care of children from ages 4months to 2 years old. One of the mothers offered that I take care of her children in her home. I looked after a 2 year old boy and occasionally their 4 year old daughter. I also had the opportunity to assist with speech therapy with a 5 year old boy, twice a week in that year for a month. In 2019 I Au paired for a 13 year old girl and a 15 year old boy. For them I did driving, homework assist, shopping, studying assist and general household errands as the mother is sick and father a businessman I had very big responsibility as being a responsible care taker and friend for the kids. I loved being there emotionally for the family and building relationships personally with them. I want to be surrounded with people from who I can learn not only in business, but on a personal level as well. I want more time and energy to study and since taking care of children is like a second nature to me, This is one of the routes in which I am currently applying. I struggled with bad luck jobs since leaving my last Au pair family. I ended up working for people with whom I did not get along. This made me very sad and happened soon after lock down began. I have since acquired my certificate as a Bio sculpture nail technician and am working part time on my own business. I am Currently not taking clients because I have a full tie job in FMCG. I am unhappy in this job as I feel like I have the potential to manage the branch but because of my unfinished degree I am not getting opportunities to advance in my career. I would also love to have more time to work on my Nail clients, but currently my commute is not allowing for time to do that. I have decided that I want to resume my studies starting second Semester. I love children. I believe in good education, good manners and honesty. I don't believe in spoiling children. A structured routine can help any child to overcome difficulties with behavior, sleeping, eating and so forth. I am a huge promoter of mental health and will address and educate parents and children when any psychological needs arises for the kids. Children can take on stress and trauma for things we as adults wouldn't think where possible and this could translate in maladaptive behaviors as they grow into young adults. Education, a healthy environment and stable life balanced with healthy food exercise and love is most desirable. I hope that you will consider me as a good match for your family. Kindest Regards, Ciska B
Illustration, painting murals, multiple forms of art practice, running, dogs, yoga, reading fantasy and science fiction, watching psychology podcasts, sculpting, nail artistry, hiking, camping, animals, life drawing, gaming and gardening.
Childcare references

Reference 1

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1 Sep 2016
30 Nov 2017
1-2 Male 4 Female
Day care of Boy and sometimes of girl. ocasional babysitting in evenings

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1 Aug 2016
30 Nov 2017
4 months to 2 years male and female
assisting with full day care of multiple children.

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6 Jan 2018
Current
3 and 6 female
Ocational baby sitting and assistance with daycare.

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1 Apr 2019
20 Dec 2019
2
Please see my bio for job history