About Melanie Harold

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

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

Carer Rates (+ Agency Booking fee $33.00)
35.00 per hour
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

Certificate of Small Business Management (4)
NEIS Program AUS
Class of 2016

Certificate of Plant Based Nutrition
Cornell University, USA
Class of 2015

Bachelor of Learning Management (Primary)
Central Queensland University, AUS
Class of 2007
Other courses
Working with Children's Check
First Aid Certificate
Child Related Employment History

YOUTH WORKER
LIFE WITHOUT BARRIERS, BRISBANE
JUN 2014 - MARCH 2015

Provided therapeutic learning experiences for children in foster care ranging in age from 6 months to teenage years. Specialising in crisis intervention with teenagers with highly complex needs.

CHILD SAFETY OFFICER
DEPARTMENT OF CHILD SAFETY, MACKAY
SEP 2012 - JUN 2014

Managed twenty-two clients on both Short and Long Term Orders with children ranging in age from newborn to teenage years. Developed, reviewed and updated affidavits and case plans for the families.

NURSERY & YOUTH ACTIVITIES COUNSELLOR
DISNEY CRUISE LINES, USA
JUN 2011 - AUG 2012

Managed Nursery area and up to three staff members with children ranging in age from 0-2 years. Created and presented learning activities with character interaction.

PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHER
VARIOUS SCHOOL IN AUS & UK
JUN 2007 - JUN 2011

Developed, implemented, assessed and reviewed units of work for primary school students aged between 5yrs and 12yrs. Assessed as an 'Outstanding Teacher' by OFSTED in England, UK

Other Employment History

CONTENT CREATOR
YOUTUBE
MAR 2014 - CURRENT
Plan & create engaging content for a world wide audience
Selected as one of Australia's Top Creator's to participate in workshops

Interests

Reading, writing, creating and love working with children!

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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