Courtney N @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny affiliated with Abracadabra Childcare Services

About Courtney N @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny
Agency
Abracadabra Childcare Services

Courtney N is a Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny, with 10 years experience caring for children from any age. Courtney N is represented by Abracadabra Childcare Services child care agency.

Carer Rates (+ Agency Booking fee $33.00)

Please note: If bookings are received within 48 hours of commencement of the assignment or made after hours then the booking fee will be $40 (+GST).

25.00 per hour (daytime)
35.00 per hour (daytime)
Minimum booking is 4 hours
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Australian Nanny Association Member
Child Care Qualifications - Cert III+
Drivers Licence
First Aid Certification / CPR
Lactation Consultant
LifeSaving Certificate / Austswim
Mature Aged Carer
Non-smoker
Nursing experience
Own transport
Public Liability Insurance
Special needs care experience
Teaching Experience
Character references on file
Permanent Resident
Police check / Working with Children check
Temporary Resident
Written references on file
  • Master level education professional with 6 years of experience teaching in the classroom and acting as a liaison between internal and external staff at both a district and state level.
  • Respected leader of building leadership teams, professional development, and student involvement. Conceptualise and orchestrate staff training that effectively reinforce and build professional knowledge needed to understand education standards.
  • Expert in incorporating technology and effectively managing a student-centered classroom. 

Western Governor’s University (2013 - 2014)

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

  • Master of Business Administration, Public Health Administration

University of Phoenix (2008-2010)

Westminster, Colorado, USA

  • Masters of Arts, Elementary Education

University of Iowa (2002-2006)

Iowa City, Iowa, USA

  • Bachelors of Arts, Health Promotion and Sports Studies
Other courses

NSW Approved Teacher (Department Number ), 2017

NESA Proficient Teacher Accreditation (Accreditation Number 283158), 2017

Working with Children Check (WWC Number WWC0507322E), valid until 2019

State of Colorado Teaching License (License Number 68492), valid until 2018

2007 to 2014
Casual Nanny/Babysitter
Von Rohr Family
Seattle

Caring for two children aged 1 and 2 years at commencement where I was responsible for organising daily outings, age appropriate activities, games and puzzles, arts and crafts, stories and reading, preparing snacks and meals, bathing and general household duties.

01/2015 to Present
St Leonards holistic dental care,
St Leonards NSW – Multimillion-dollar dental office
Health Information Manager

At Holistic Dental Care, I act as the Health Information Manager.  My duties include operating systems, such as PracticeWorks online scheduler, Commonwealth Bill Pay application, and Xero accounting software;  I am responsible for following and completing the NSW ADA Accreditation program; I am responsible for patient financial arrangements, financial arrangements with Medicare and the Veterans Affairs; I am responsible for providing patients with financial quotes, using the correct clinical coding for procedures, to ensure that we comply and work with their health funds; I am aware and cautious of the clinical coding procedures and will work with health funds to ensure that I am following the correct procedures and policies; I am responsible for interviewing for office positions, as well as dental assistants; I work closely with our IT providers, as well as other practices to ensure that our practice is providing quality service to all; I have been responsible for organizing work events, such as co-practitioner functions, and informal in-house events; Organizing referral letters, as well as coordinating appointments with other practitioners; I have undertaken duties such as organizing and delivering mail, as well as calculating monthly costs for company facilities, such as phones, technology, and mail; I maintain a corporate, professional appearance and demeanor.

On a day-to-day basis, my role typically included:

  • Utilizing clinical coding to arrange appointments;
  • Providing patients with financial quotes, including the clinical coding and liaising with health funds;
  • Provided in-house customer service to all patients;
  • Effectively manage time and perform all necessary duties;
  • Reconciliation of the bank accounts and patient financial arrangements

Hodgkins Elementary school, Denver, CO USA – ESL,
Low socio economic elementary school 

Lead Intermediate Teacher
09/2010-06/2014

I acted as the Lead Intermediate Teacher, implementing lessons and strategies to ensure success for my students.  I served as the Gifted and Talented Liaison, DIBELS Reading Program Coordinator, Common Core State Standards Advocate, Member of the Building Leadership Team, Mentor Teacher, Mentor Teacher for BECTEL Science Program, Girls on the Run Coordinator, Target Field Trip Grant Writer and Recipient, Partook in PTA and other after hour activities that encouraged community involvement, Participated in “The Leader in Me” implementation and training, Led and participated in Parent/Teacher Conferences, Completed ESL training, Excelled in organization, time management, and classroom management, Communicated with parents regularly via monthly newsletter, phone calls, and/or email

On a day-to-day basis, my role typically included:

  • Analyzed student data, student needs; Used data to drive instruction;
  • Developed lessons that met state, district, and national standards;
  • Developed creative and innovative lessons with a high level of student engagement;
  • Adapted lessons to meet individual student needs, needs ranging from GT to Special Education;
  • Planned lessons and coordinated meetings with other staff to ensure a unified building;
  • Oversaw mentee teacher and provided insight for my student teacher;
  • Developed professional development presentations and led staff development on a bi-weekly basis;
  • Organized after school activities for staff and students, to promote healthy lifestyles

Volunteering

Randwick Public School: Provided individual and classroom help to year 1-5 students using a reading program. (2017)

Panther Parent Nights: Designed and led Parent nights for the community at Hodgkins Elementary, encouraging parent participation and support. (2010-2014)

Girls on the Run Club:  Organized and delivered lessons according to the Girls on the Run Organizational Standards, which promote self-esteem in young girls through physical fitness. (2010-2014)

Staff and Parent Group Exercise Classes:  Organized and developed group exercise classes for staff and community members at Hodgkins Elementary, in order to combat obesity and to help promote healthy lifestyles. (2010-2014)

Interests

  • Australian Nanny Association Member
  • Child Care Qualifications - Cert III+
  • Drivers Licence
  • First Aid Certification / CPR
  • Lactation Consultant
  • LifeSaving Certificate / Austswim
  • Mature Aged Carer
  • Non-smoker
  • Nursing experience
  • Own transport
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • Special needs care experience
  • Teaching Experience
 

Screening & Background Checks

  • Character references on file
  • Permanent Resident
  • Police check / Working with Children check
  • Temporary Resident
  • Written references on file
  • Babysitting nights/weekends
  • Bathing of children
  • Cleaning of children's area(s)
  • Cleaning of family area(s)
  • General Errands (Shopping etc)
  • Laundry - Children only
  • Laundry - Family
  • Live in Accommodation
  • Participation in family outings
  • Participation in family vacations
  • Pets
  • Plan & participate in childrens outings
  • Preparation of Meals/Snacks - Children
  • Preparation of Meals/Snacks - Family
  • Special Diets
 

Activities to undertake with the Children

  • Art
  • Computers
  • Cooking
  • Drama & Dance
  • Exercise
  • Free Play
  • Language development
  • Music
  • Outside play
  • Planning of children's outings
  • Science
  • Stories & Reading

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