BABYSITTER - Melanie W. from Hayward, CA 94541 - Care.com
part-time babysitter

Melanie W.

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$17 – 25/hr Hayward, CA
4 yrs exp 31 yrs old
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Meet Melanie

Hi there! My name is Melanie! I have been providing childcare services of in professional and private settings off and on for several years. I have a degree in early childhood education from a private university in Arkansas. I moved to California and took some time off from childcare, and am now rekindling my love for teaching and guiding young children! My most recent experience was teaching the toddler class at Wildwood Children's School until it shut down due to COVID-19.
My philosophy in childcare is to facilitate opportunities for kids to explore the world around them and guide them to being good stewards of their environment and community, as well as developing the character of kindness to themselves and others. I love to find activities that help kids use their imagination and think outside the box. I also love to read to children and help them naturally develop their literacy skills and love of learning, which comes in all sizes and shapes!
Comfortable with pets
Non smoker
Has transportation
Willing to travel 20 mi
CPR/First Aid Trained

Melanie Can Also Help With:

Date Night
Transportation
Light Cleaning
Groceries / Errands
Pets
Organizing / Laundry
Meal Prep

Most recent review

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Allen B. Hired Melanie
Jan 25, 2021
We hired Melanie to provide childcare for our four-year-old twins for the past several months. We hired her because we were so impressed with her credentials in early childhood development and education. Beyond her educational expertise, she also brought limitless love and dedication to supporting and caring for our children. Given the pandemic, we asked Melanie to do her best to simulate the development the kids would get from a preschool. She approached that request with remarkable openness and creativity. She researched lesson plans to help them reach milestones. She found creative art projects that reinforced the lesson plans. She also emphasized the importance of going outside and enjoying the natural world. Beyond the educational enrichment she provided for our kids, she also provided top quality care for them on a daily basis. She prepared nutritious lunches for the kids, helped with their daily needs, and always made sure that they were happy and healthy. She's great!
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Education
Ouachita Baptist University
2012

College degree

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