.I have a lot of experience working with children, including:
5 years of general babysitting (2001-2005)
-homework help, bathing children, structuring after-school activities, ensuring that chores were done (both by the children and by me)
5 summers assisting with day camps for children ages two through seven (2001-2005)
-supervising arts and crafts, storytelling, snack time, sports activities; helping with organizing a schedule
9 months as a private nanny for an infant (2005-2006)
-taking the child for walks, feeding, etc.
1 summer working with children in a Romanian orphanage/hospital (2006)
-interacting with children, providing love and physical contact that were severely lacking, assisting the nurses with basic care tasks
1 year as a teacher's aide for a kindergarten class (2006-2007)
-supervising recess, facilitating "circle time " and arts & crafts, administering oral spelling and math tests, organizing the classroom, making preparations for daily activities
1 year working at my church 's preschool daycare (2008-2009)
-teaching bible stories and supervising play time for four- and 5-year-olds
2 months of teaching elementary school and caring for infants in India (2009)
-head of the third grade class (no other teacher was available), including children ages 8-12; teaching all the basic subjects (spelling, math, science, social studies), and providing homework help
2 consecutive summers as a counselor to high school students during a summer
camp / short-term missions program with Youth With A Mission (2009 2010)
- providing logistical support for the various groups that came to us, including but not limited to: meal plans, finances, group activities, work duties, counseling students, and leading short-term mission trips to various locations.
2 years as a private nanny for a family. I took care of the boy from when he was 4months old till he was 19monts old.