(Female, Age 35) from Mantua, NY
This is a REAL-LIFE job profile written by a Female aged 35 who works as a Childcare Giver in Mantua, NY. We have removed all names and personal information in order to protect privacy. This professional kindly spent a bit of their time to complete one of our job profile surveys so that prospective job seekers like you could read their insights. Please excuse any punctuation or grammatical errors in this profile.
At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Childcare Giver|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||4 years|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
I home care children in my own home.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Duties include nurturing the children, helping them grow into their own unique individuals.Teaching them their ABC’s, numbers, colors an etc,changing diapers,making and feeding them all snacks and meals.
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
No I love what I do, in childcare you can never be compensated enough taking care of little ones
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes my job works around children and having communication with the parents
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
I work at home which is benefical to me so I can stay home with my own children
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 2
Level of Responsibility: 1
The Actual Work: 4
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am||Children arrive around 8 am|
|8am to 9am||Prepare breakfast and than cleanup|
|9am to 10am||Prepared babies bottle, changed diapers.|
|10am to 11am||Kids sat down to watch The Cat in the Hat while eating popcorn|
|11am to 12pm||Kids lay down for a nap,while other children watch rest of the movie and color.|
|12pm to 1pm||I prepared lunch at 12 and than cleaned up after the children.Changed kids diapers.|
|1pm to 2pm||At this older children made cereal necklaces.I made the baby a bottle.|
|2pm to 3pm||At this time we played ABC Bingo|
|3pm to 4pm||Changed the kids diapers and than we went outside to play games and play on the playground equipment.|
|4pm to 5pm||At this time it is quiet time the children play quietly looking at a book, and watching TV|
|5pm to 6pm||At 5-5:30 parents picked up their kids.|
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
place ads online
What was the application process?
sumitted resume online
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes with every parent I have them come interview my family and my home
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
What hours are you available?What do you charge?Do you supply meals?What type of curriculum do you have?
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
I have childcare since the age of 11.
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
I would probably tell them to make sure their kid is child safe.Be strict on what hours you are open and always have a contract.
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
social skills,patience,understanding, maternal instincts
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Be patient with children each child learns on their own level.Each child is their own individual.Do not judge a child by what another one does.
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Kind of,my career plan was to be a Kindergarten teacher
What are your current career goals?
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Working with children has to be the best field.We mentor children as they are our future
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||Childcare provider||4 years||13000||working with children helping their minds grow into unique individuals.Tending to their every needs|
|Prior Job 2|
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