Maira Alejandra, 21 years from Bogota, Colombia (ID 1169258)

Spanish(Native), English(B1), Italian(A1), Portuguese(A1)

01 Jul 2022 - 01 Jan 2023

12 - 24 Months

Jul 2024

Big City, Town, Village, Countryside

1-2 Year, 3-6 Year, 7-10 Year

No

Yes

Yes

Infant Qualified (784 documented hours)
Documented hours with children over 2y: 2,608h
Maximum number of children to care for: 4
Driving daily, driver’s license since March 2022

Fully vaccinated with an approved vaccine

Maira Alejandra is a patient and adaptable 21y old Au Pair from Colombia who speaks Spanish, English and some Italian and Portuguese. She has 1 sibling who is younger. Maira has experience with children from 1y through 15+y old. She has been doing 2 internships in a kindergarten and she has been working as a babysitter. Maira is first aid trained, has her drivers license since March 2022 and she is driving daily. She plays piano, trumpet and guitar and in her free time she likes to draw, paint, read, practice sports, watch movies and to cook.

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Care Experience

With which age group do you have experience
None Poor Intermediate A lot of
Newborns
Newborns
None
1-2 Year
1-2 Year
A lot of
3-6 Year
3-6 Year
A lot of
7-10 Year
7-10 Year
Intermediate
11-14 Year
11-14 Year
Intermediate
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
Intermediate
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? No

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
Internship kindergarten
02/01/2022 - 6/3/2022
Age and name of the children At the moment I am taking care of a group of 20 children from 16 months to 4 years. Number 20 Gender Both Total hours 784
Internship kindergarten
05/03/2021 - 12/23/2021
Age and name of the children I worked in this kindergarten i was responsible for a group of 28 children from 2 years to 4 years. Number >20 Gender Both Total hours 1588
Babysitter
04 - 01 - 2019 - 01 - 01 - 2020
Age and name of the children Dylan 10 years, Sebastian 2 years Number 2 Gender Male Total hours 236

Have you been an au pair abroad before No

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

If you have any other Child Care Experience we should know of, please describe them
The experience that I have in child care I have been acquiring in the kindergarten and with my relatives since I have always cared for my younger cousins ​​and as they grow I have been learning from the behaviors I have also always cared for my younger sister. Their ages are between 6 and 17 years old and I have always been responsible with them, helping them with their homework and explaining important school issues.
In the garden I take care of Jeremy, a 16-month-old boy, I usually do fine motor activities with him because being a baby we must help him develop these skills, I am responsible for giving him food, the bottle and changing his diaper while he is in the garden .
I also take care of Helen, a 5-year-old girl who is about to start school with her. We practice reading, writing and coloring so that she already has basic knowledge at school, my responsibilities with her are helping her with homework, combing her hair before leaving school. garden and leave homework for him.
Naomi is a 3-year-old girl with her I do activities to learn colors, food and fine motor skills, we also sing and dance to have physical activity I help her eat and clean her if her clothes get dirty, my responsibilities are to feed her, teach her things all the days, comb it before leaving the garden.
Milan is a 4-year-old boy with whom we build buildings with cubes and we count them so that he associates quantity with numbers. We also learn colors and writing. By the time he enters school, I am always aware of his meals and my responsibilities with him are to teach him important things for school help with food and keep it clean.
I take care of a group of 24 children but with most of the activities they are similar and that is why I express these as the main ones.

Knowledge/Skills

What is your native language? Spanish

How good is your level of foreign languages?

Language Level Studied language for Comments/Certificate
Language - English Level Intermediate (B1) Studied language for 2 Year/s Comments/Certificate None
Language Italian Level Beginner (A1) Studied language for 10 Month Comments/Certificate None
Language Portuguese Level Beginner (A1) Studied language for 10 Month Comments/Certificate None

Driving skills

Do you have a driving licence? Yes, with experience

Since when you are driving Mar 2022

How often do you drive? Daily

You have experience with driving in The City, The Countryside, 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? Intermediate

Are you able to ride a bicycle? Yes

Can you do horse riding? No

Do you play any musical instruments? Yes

I like to play the piano, the trumpet and the guitar.

Do you play sports? Yes


If you have any other areas of knowledge or skills, please describe them below:
I have knowledge in the art of drawing and painting on canvas because I consider myself an artistic person, I know how to sing and I teach how to do it, I also have communication skills because I am a student of social communication, I am patient and I know how to work in a team I really like learning about cultures different and traditions of other countries. I really like doing makeup and I think it could be associated with art, but in this case the canvas is the face. I also consider that I am a very good cook and I really enjoy doing this activity.

Please describe your hobbies
I like to read books because I would say the stories are interesting and I can imagine all the scenes and characters. I like to keep everything clean and free of bacteria, especially when I'm with children because I think they are more sensitive to illness than we are. I really like to exercise and play sports. I usually play basketball twice a week with my sister and on weekends I usually go swimming with my mom. I really enjoy watching movies and making food to enjoy the movie. I prefer to see them at home than in the cinema because I feel that I concentrate more.
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