Jessica G.|Ballwin, MO
10 yrs exp
31 yrs old
Nurturing, Knowledgeable, And Responsible Babysitter!
Hi there! I'm Jessica, or Jessi as kids usually call me, and I'm available for DATE NIGHT BABYSITTING AND WEEKEND JOBS! I am a dependable and loving caregiver who likes reading, animals, art, music, and the outdoors. Quick facts: - I am experienced at caring for children from newborns to middle school students. - I have a clean driving record and am a careful driver. - I am certified in First Aid and CPR. - I have been caring for young children for over 10 years. - I am certified in both Early Childhood and Elementary Education. - I have been told on several occasions that I have a nurturing personality, and naturally get along with children. A little bit about me: I started doing a mother's helper job at the age of 11 for a family of 4 (at the time) next door. When they had their 3rd child, I took a babysitting and CPR course and began babysitting. Since then, I have babysat for several families with children ranging in age from newborn to 10 years old. I took college courses at Truman State and UMSL to get my degree in Elementary Education, but my true passion is early childhood. I took the Praxis test for both areas and passed, meaning I have a certification in both Elementary Education and Early Childhood. I have taught in a 2-year-old room, a 3 to 4-year-old room, and in an 18 month to 24 month room. I designed and implemented lesson plans for up to 8 toddlers at a time. Now, I work with 2 1/2 to 3 1/2-year-olds every day from 9:00 to 6:00 and I love my job! I want to really focus on child development, and my foundation of belief about that is this; in order for a child to thrive emotionally, socially, and mentally, they have to have a solid relationship with their caregiver. I hope I am a good fit for you family, and look forward to hearing from you!