Languages: Able to read and write English & Afrikaans
Vehicle: Has license
Reside: Primrose, Johannesburg
Salary: From R6 500
Availability: Immediately; can do live-in
E X P E R I E N C E
Job name: Private family (1)
Duration: Sept – Dec 2023
Au Pair duties: Children were four years old (there were two children)
Reason for leaving: WV relocated back to Johannesburg
Job name: Private family (2)
Duration: Jan – Apr 2023
Au Pair duties: Children four- & five-years old girls
Reason for leaving: WV relocated to Durban
Job name: Holiday Aftercare
Duration: December of 2021 and 2022
Children were from a year old to twelve-thirteen years old
Reason for leaving: Only worked during December holidays/WV relocated to Durban
From Preschool: WV worked for my holiday school twice in December. She was recommended by one of the moms whose children were in my school. She worked with a group of 10 kids. She was really good with the children; she interacted very well with them. WV stated that children were her passion and she meant it. WV is not a shy person, but she tends to be reserved until she gets to know you. She caused no problems for me and I was very happy with her. I also know she was an au pair earlier this year. I would recommend her to work with children.
From Private Family (1): WV is a delightful young lady, and we consider ourselves fortunate to have had her with us. As an Au Pair for my two daughters aged 4 and 6, her responsibilities included picking them up from school, waiting for them at gymnastics or after math classes, and engaging in educational activities, such as participating in Zoom sessions with my oldest daughter for letter learning. She also demonstrated creativity by using chalk to teach them my phone number through games like hopscotch. WV proved to be exceptionally reliable. On occasions when I forgot items like the red math bags on Wednesdays, a simple call to her ensured their delivery to the school. Her dedication to her duties extended beyond mere childcare, encompassing pick-up and drop-off services, cooking, and homework assistance. My children developed a strong bond with WV appreciating her caring nature. She approached her responsibilities with enthusiasm, fostering a positive and educational environment. I can confidently attest that WV commitment and professionalism make her an exceptional candidate for any role involving childcare. Unfortunately, she is no longer working with us due to her family’s relocation to Durban, and her strong connection with her home prevented her from continuing with us. I highly recommend her, and if the opportunity arises, I would gladly re-employ her.
From Private Family (2): WV served as an Au Pair under my employment from September to November. Unfortunately, she is no longer with us due to her family’s relocation to Johannesburg for personal reasons. Her primary responsibilities encompassed the comprehensive care of my children, involving tasks such as feeding, bathing, assisting with homework, engaging in recreational activities, and facilitating bedtime routines. WV performance during her tenure was exemplary, demonstrating an innate ability to manage and connect with my children. She exhibited exceptional financial responsibility, never requiring any monetary assistance, and consistently maintained punctuality. Her interactions with our children reflected patience, understanding, and a genuine enjoyment in making them laugh. Her organizational skills were noteworthy, ensuring a seamless integration into our household routine.WV maintained a high level of cleanliness and order, staying attuned to the girls’ schedules and efficiently executing her duties, which included bathing, feeding, and overseeing homework. In our household of five individuals and a pet dog, and more recently, two kittens, WV presence was invaluable. I wholeheartedly recommend her to others based on her professionalism, trustworthiness, and positive impact on our family. It was indeed a poignant moment for all of us when she had to depart, and her departure was solely motivated by personal circumstances. Importantly, I can attest that nothing has gone missing from our home during her tenure, and she is not implicated in any house robbery suspicions.