Kayla

Professional Summary

Positive and cheerful nanny with 8+ years experience in childcare and babysitting/nannying. Excited to offer child-
appropriate activities involving art, music and dance.

Skills

  • Detail Oriented

  • Friendly

  • Self-motivated

  • Reliable

  • Caring

  • Flexible

  • Excellent Communicator

  • Ability to think quickly and problem solve

  • Experience working with special needs children 

 

Professional Experience 

Nanny, 01/2021-Current

Feldman Family- Los Angeles, CA (Two children ages 1.5 & 3)

  • Established a safe play environment for the children.

  • Organized and engaged in recreational activities such as games and puzzles.

  • Dressed infants and toddlers and changed their diapers.

  • Communicated openly with children's parents about daily activities and behaviors.

  • Made nutritious breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks for the children.

  • Implemented and created aged appropriate curriculum.

  • Incorporated music and play into developmentally appropriate activities.

  • Adhering to the childcare philosophy of the parents’ choice

  • Loading and unloading dishwasher as needed

  • Wiping down kitchen counters everyday

  • Sweeping/vacuuming crumbs after meals

  • Taking out trash and recycle

  • General pick up of house and vacuum

  • Researching and coordinating children’s classes, outings, activities, and social opportunities

 

Nanny/House Manager, 08/2019-01/2021

Antoine & Christine Levinson Wilson (2 children ages 6 & 12) -Los Angeles, CA

  • Childcare including feeding, changing, bathing, etc.

  • Preparing nutritious meals/snacks for children

  • Maintaining children’s areas; cleaning up after self and children

  • Transporting pets to and from appointments, picking up and administering medication

  • Keeping bathroom areas stocked

  • Maintaining Family’s supplies (food, clothing, medications, vitamins/supplements, crafts, paper supplies, etc.)

  • Feeding and caring for pets

  • Communicating safety issues or damages around the homes

  • Grocery shopping for Family

  • Researching gear, toys, and clothing for children

  • Family related errands (i.e., purchasing a birthday present for a playmate, purchasing items for travel, etc.)

  • Organizing children’s areas, closet, dresser, and belongings (including rotating children’s clothes seasonally and sorting through outgrown clothes)

  • Transporting children to and from appointments/classes/school

  • Overseeing or assisting with homework, chores, musical instrument practice, etc.

  • Supplementing school activities as needed and tutoring children as needed

  • Active liaison between teachers, coaches, doctors, and parents

  • Deep cleaning children’s areas as needed

  • Sanitizing toys as needed

  • Stocking weekly vitamins/medications/supplements for Family

  • Cleaning up pool toys and disposing of broken items as needed

  • Family laundry including clothing, bedding, towels, changing table linens, and pool towels

  • Adhering to the childcare philosophy of the parents’ choice

  • Loading and unloading dishwasher as needed

  • Wiping down kitchen counters everyday

  • Sweeping/vacuuming crumbs after meals

  • Taking out trash and recycle

  • General pick up of house and vacuum

  • Researching and coordinating children’s classes, outings, activities, and social opportunities

  • Taking care of nanny car including scheduling regular car washes, maintenance, and filling up gas

  • Providing safe, educational, loving, and engaging environment to nurture children

  • Encouraging age-appropriate social skills and independence

  • Organizing and supervising outings, activities, playdates, and carpools

  • Maintaining day to day necessities such as: ensuring permission slips are signed, school lunches are packed, backpack is packed for school, and uniforms and sports equipment are ready to go. 

  • Maintaining nanny log or verbal communication with parents about children’s day.

 

Nanny, 02/2016-08/2016

Stacie & Rich Meyer (2 children ages 2, & 3) -Bothell, WA

  • Established a safe play environment for the children.

  • Organized and engaged in recreational activities such as games, reading and puzzles.

  • Communicated openly with children's parents about daily activities and behaviors.

  • Assisted with potty training, dressing, and diapers.

  • Provided suggestions for age appropriate toys, foods, etc.

  • Informed parents of safety hazards.

  • Made nutritious breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks for the children.

  • Administered medications and kept appropriate records.

  • Created curriculum and helped with light housekeeping and food prep/cooking

 

Nanny, 08/2014-09/2015
Charlene & Steve Marsh (twins 8 months old) – Redmond, WA

  • Established a safe play environment for the children.

  • Organized and engaged in recreational activities such as games and puzzles.

  • Communicated openly with children's parents about daily activities and behaviors.

  • Assisted with bathing, dressing, and diapers.

  • Provided suggestions for age appropriate toys, foods, etc.

  • Informed parents of safety hazards.

  • Made nutritious breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks for the children.

  • Administered medications and kept appropriate records.

  • Created curriculum and helped with light housekeeping and food prep/cooking

 

Nanny, 01/2014-08/2014

Veater Family (three children ages 3, 5, & 7) – Lynnwood/Kirkland, WA

  • Established a safe play environment for the children.

  • Instructed children on proper health and personal habits.

  • Organized and engaged in recreational activities such as games and puzzles.

  • Communicated openly with children's parents about daily activities and behaviors.

  • Made nutritious breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks for the children.

  • Allowed for ample outdoor recreation time.

  • Provided transportation to and from school, dance class, library, parks, etc.

 

Childcare assistant, 10/2008 to 09/2014
Loving Home Childcare – Lynnwood, WA

  • Established a safe play environment for the children.

  • Organized and engaged in recreational activities such as games and puzzles.

  • Dressed infants and toddlers and changed their diapers.

  • Communicated openly with children's parents about daily activities and behaviors.

  • Made nutritious breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks for the children.

  • Implemented and created aged appropriate curriculum.

  • Incorporated music and play into developmentally appropriate activities.

Education

High School Diploma: 2014

Kamiak High School - Mukilteo, WA

Associate of Arts: General Education Prerequisites, 2014-2015 (degree incomplete; transferred credits to UWB)
Cascadia Community College - Bothell, WA 

 

Bachelor of Arts: Education Program with K-12 Teaching Certification with a Minor in Special Education, 2015-2016 (degree incomplete, 3 quarters short of finishing)

 

University of Washington Bothell - Bothell, WA