Barbra O @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

About Barbra O @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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Classification
Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny
Agency
Abracadabra Childcare Services

Barbra O is a Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny, with 20 years experience caring for children from any age. Barbra O is represented by Abracadabra Childcare Services child care agency.

Carer Rates (+ Agency Booking fee $33.00)
28.00 per hour (daytime)
30.00 per hour (evening)
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

Education and other courses

1983 Completion of Year 12, Mackay State High School

2010  Certificate III and IV in Education Support  

2017  Diploma Children’s Services

Other courses

First Aid Certificate    (HLT004)       
Blue Card

2016 -2017                  
Archer Street Childcare Centre

Educator OSHC co-ordinator

2016                          
Crescent Lagoon State School

Teacher Aide role in Grade One and Two

2015                           
Family Daycare Educator

Caring for children in a home environment, which involves planning, programming, observations and portfolios. Working with each individual child to achieve goals in a play based curriculum.

2013 - 2014                
Green Beginnings Child Centre 
Educator

Toddler room and support role in Kindy room with a student with ADHD and auditory processing disorder. I assist the child in social skills, speech and co-ordination with fine and gross motor skills.

2012
Pacific Lutheran College
Early Learning Centre                          
Educator in a supporting role


Student with Autism helping to develop social skills, speech improvement and separation. My role was to open and close the Centre with Director/staff, preparing activities and assisting in group time  and outside play. Autism helping to develop social skills, speech improvement and separation. My role was to open and close the Centre with Director/staff, preparing activities and assisting in group time and outside play.

Pacific Lutheran College -
Kindergarten as Relief Educator

Setting up inside and outside activities, recording observations, running classroom when teacher is talking with a parent or needed for an emergency. I also assisted children in developing social and communication skills and preparing them in their transition to prep.

2011                           
Chevallum State School
General Teacher Aide duties

Across all year levels from Prep to Grade seven subjects such as Math, Literacy, and Art. I have also supported student’s with special needs and in learning support. Playground duties were alsopart of my position at this school.

Glenview State School
Teacher aide duties in Prep

Grade 5, supervising groups and individual students with literacy, numeracy and craft activities. Playground duty was also included and setting up activities for fitness rotation, supervising students during the                                         activities and packing away of equipment

2010 - 2011                
Talara Primary School -
Teacher Aide (relief) in Prep

Grade 6. I had a supporting role to students with special needs in the Early Childhood Development Program. My other roles included Learning support, preparing students for Naplan testing in Grade 3 and in Grade 1 with Support a Reader and sight word testing. The subjects I have assisted in are Math, Literacy, Science and Art.

Interests

Arts and Crafts, Horse Riding, Travelling

Education & Qualifications

  • 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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