***Cynthia Sithabiso, 27 years from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe (ID 1167822)

English(Native), Chinese(B2)

23 Sep 2022 - 23 Sep 2022

12 Months

Sep 2022

Big City, Suburb, Town, Village, Countryside

3-6 Year, 7-10 Year, 11-14 Year, 15 Year+

Yes, with any of them

Yes

Yes

**Extension Au Pair**
Available for 12m extension
Current program ends 9/23/2022
Au Pair in the US since 9/23/2021
Currently located: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Reason for extending with new hosts: I made the decision to extend with a new host family to broaden my experience taking care of older children, not only for a future job requirement but also for me personally. This will also allow me to explore different parts of the country, try a different schedule and build new relations.

Infant Qualified (1120 documented hours)
Documented hours with children over 2y: 6,360h
Open to work with children with Special Needs
Maximum number of children to care for: 3
Caring for 2 children, ages 1 yr and 3 months

Current host family does not need her to drive has home country license since September 2021.

Lived in China (worked as kindergarten teacher and babysitter there)

Cynthia Sithabiso, who also goes by Thabie, is a punctual and communicative 26y old Au Pair from Zimbabwe who speaks English and Chinese. She has 2 siblings, 1 of them is younger. Thabie has experience with children from newborn through 15y+ old. She has been in China where she worked as a kindergarten teacher for 2 groups of children and where she has also worked as a babysitter. Thabie is first aid trained, has her drivers license since May 2021 but she has been driving since September 2018 already. She is driving occasionally. In her free time she likes to cook, bake, sew, knit as well as to volunteer.

Video Presentation: https://youtu.be/QNl1VVJDNNk

Care Experience

With which age group do you have experience
None Poor Intermediate A lot of
Newborns
Newborns
A lot of
1-2 Year
1-2 Year
Intermediate
3-6 Year
3-6 Year
A lot of
7-10 Year
7-10 Year
A lot of
11-14 Year
11-14 Year
A lot of
15 Year+
15 Year+
Intermediate

What kind of experience do you have in child care?
None Poor Intermediate A lot of
Changing Diapers
Changing Diapers
A lot of
Feeding
Feeding
A lot of
Bathing
Bathing
A lot of
Putting children to bed
Putting children to bed
A lot of
Dressing
Dressing
A lot of
Preparing Meals
Preparing Meals
A lot of
Reading books
Reading books
A lot of
Tinkering
Tinkering
A lot of
Playing
Playing
A lot of

Would you take care of a special needs child? Yes

Have experiences in taking care of a special needs child? No

Details of your experiences

Experience and duration Age and name of the children Number Gender Total hours
Kindergarten teacher
03/01/2015 - 05/29/2016
Age and name of the children Mei Feng 2 years, Wei Jiaying 3 years, Yan Hao 3 years Number 3 Gender Both Total hours 2240
Kindergarten teacher
06/05/2018 - 012/20/2019
Age and name of the children Chen 2 years, Xiaobo 2 years, Guoliang 2 years Number 3 Gender Both Total hours 3000
Babysitter
2/3/2019 - 11/26/2019
Age and name of the children Liefi 9 newborn, Liao 5 years Number 2 Gender Both Total hours 1120
Au Pair
9/18/2021 - Ongoing
Age and name of the children 1 year old and 3 month old Number 2 Gender Female Total hours

Have you been an au pair abroad before Yes

Specify the recent countries along with duration:

USA 10 Months - -

What kind of experience do you have in house work?

None Poor Intermediate A lot of
Cleaning up
Cleaning up
A lot of
Ironing
Ironing
A lot of
Doing laundry
Doing laundry
A lot of
Vacuuming
Vacuuming
A lot of
Baking
Baking
A lot of
Preparing Snacks
Preparing Snacks
A lot of
Cooking
Cooking
A lot of
Gardening
Gardening
Intermediate

If you have any other Child Care Experience we should know of, please describe them
I had the opportunity of taking care of my cousin’s little girl who recently turned four, as well as my nephew who is now five years old.
In March, my sister had a bouncing baby girl, who I am privileged to look after .

Knowledge/Skills

What is your native language? English

How good is your level of foreign languages?

Language Level Studied language for Comments/Certificate
Language Chinese Level Upper intermediate (B2) Studied language for 1 Year/s Comments/Certificate Chinese Language Certificate

Driving skills

Do you have a driving licence? Yes, with experience

Since when you are driving Sep 2018

How often do you drive? Occasionally

You have experience with driving in The City, The Motorway

You have experience driving a car with Manual and Automatic Transmission

Additional knowledge and skills

Did you attend a first-aid training? Yes

What is your swimming level? Beginner

Are you able to ride a bicycle? Yes

Can you do horse riding? No

Do you play any musical instruments? No

Do you play sports? Yes


If you have any other areas of knowledge or skills, please describe them below:
I am enthusiastic about cooking and baking. I also sew and knit clothes when I have the time to spare. I make good choices about simple things like what to make for lunch, how to handle a surprise mess and who to call when the sink overflows.
I am also punctual and I have good time management skills that will keep everything on track. My key strength is communication and building strong relationships with people of all ages.

Please describe your hobbies
My hobbies are cooking, baking, learning new languages online as well as making my own clothes. In my free time I volunteer at the homeless people/childrens' shelter. It is very fulfilling for me and has given me transferable skills such as being reliable, offering service with a smile and listening to others and their needs.
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Contact

415-376-0202
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