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Jake Lees

Consultant

                       Personal SUMMARY

My name is Jake D Lees and I have a gift when it comes to working with children, I can't say that I want to spend the rest of my life looking after them, but I can and will spend the rest of my life respecting each and every child, and coherently guiding as many as I can into the right path of beauty, imagination, creation, education and all around developmental status of a loving and caring member of a societal community. Well trained Professional with increasing attention to detail in every area, willing to continuously learn and develop in his own criteria with management skills and qualified leadership abilities.

Friendly and energetic early childhood teacher with over 4 years in the childcare industry. Reliable worker talented at creating a safe, stimulating environment for young children.Expertly leads individual and group activities to encourage learning and engaged development. I'm an over enthusiastically caring person, whom, believe it or not, actually likes to work. I usually dedicate myself to the day I start and never look back, I do everything I can for the people around me, ensuring the satisfaction and happiness of my fellow staff members is nothing short of making my day and the people around me, the best it can be.

Punctual leader driven to inspire staff members and teach children to be respectful, patient and positive. Enjoys being a team player in a diverse working environment. Approachable Daycare Provider successful at making children and parents feel at ease.Strengths include conflict resolution and special needs childcare services. Versatile Daycare Provider trained in early education program development. I'm very punctual and extremely flexible with hours. I've been working in a privately owned centre in Quakers Hill called 'Willunga Child Care Centre' for the past almost 5 years for an extremely professional and high-quality demanding Director that also owns another Centre in Blacktown and has been running them for almost 20 years. I have been a releif Aide for 'The Blacktown City Council' and Working on call for the past year for the 'Blacktown City Council' has tested my ability to make even the most demanding hours acceptable. Thank you so much for your time and I'm looking forward to hearing from you

                             Work History

Apr 2011Sep 2015

Teacher l Nominated Supervisor l Room Leader

Willunga Child Care Centre and Preschool
  • Trained a number of Centre employees.
  • Planned and implemented educational programs for 26 children. Developed multilingual and multicultural staff and curriculum to serve families from diverse backgrounds.
  • Managed operations of a 1000-square-foot childcare center licensed for 60 children a day
  • Built stable, consistent and positive environment for 2-5-year old children.
  • 4 years experience with developmentally challenged children ages 2 to 5.
  • Planned weekly menus for children following nutritional and allergen guidelines.
  • Supported children's emotional and social development by adapting communication tactics for differing client needs.
  • Implemented positive discipline; followed policy of warning, timeout, talk and parent check-in.
  • Maintained developmentally appropriate environment.
  • Mediated talks between parents and teachers regarding disciplinary concerns.
  • Communicated with children's parents and guardians about daily activities, behaviour and problems.
  • Familiarized parents with center’s policies, regulations, fees and curriculum.
  • Controlled administrative, operational, financial and logistical areas of facility.
  • Made policy decisions in conjunction with daycare board. Identified early signs of emotional and developmental problems in children and brought them to the parents' attention.
Jan 2015Present

Relief Aide

Blacktown City Council
  • Planned and implemented educational programs for 26 children. Developed multilingual and multicultural staff and curriculum to serve families from diverse backgrounds.
  • Managed operations of a 1000-square-foot childcare centre licensed for 60 children a day
  • Built stable, consistent and positive environment for 2-5-year old children.
  • Supported children's emotional and social development by adapting communication tactics for differing client needs.
  • Implemented positive discipline; followed policy of warning, time-out, talk and parent check-in.
  • Maintained developmentally appropriate environment.
  • Mediated talks between parents and teachers regarding disciplinary concerns.
  • Communicated with children's parents and guardians about daily activities, behaviour and problems.
  • Familiarized parents with centre’s policies, regulations, fees and curriculum.
  • Controlled administrative, operational, financial and logistical areas of facility.
  • Made policy decisions in conjunction with daycare board.
  • Identified early signs of emotional and developmental problems in children and brought them to the parents' attention.

                            Certifications

CHC30708 - Certificate 3 - Children's Services

CHC50908 - Diploma of Children's Services (Early Childhood Education & Care)

(CS-40021424) - Certified Supervisor Certificate

21886VIC - Course in Emergency Asmtha Management

22099VIC - Course in the First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

BL2001 - Effective Documentation of EYLF

BL2002 - Development of positive behavioural strategies

BL2003 - Creating engaging outdoor enviroments

EYLF Implementation Training Certificate
First Aid

Working With Children Check number (WWC0567133E)
Expiry date of Working With Children Check 07/01/2020

                       Skills/Highlight

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Skills:
  • Daycare management professional
  • Certified Daycare Provider Behavior
  • management techniques
  • Classroom management
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Training in food handling preparation
  • Schedule creation and maintenance Infant, toddler and preschool curricula 
  • Approachable
  • Reliable
  • Complex problem solver Certified Preschool Teacher
  • Additional-needs childcare experience
  • Nutrition menu planning Head Start program knowledge
  • Certified in Early Childhood Education
  • Preschool educator Excellent communication skills Proven team leader
  • Certified Supervisor Hazard Identification

                               Education

20132014

Diploma of 'Early Childhood Education'

Future Academy

Working full time, while completing course.

20112012

Certificate 3 in 'Children's Services' 

Future Academy

Working full time, while completing course.

20072011

High School Certificate 

Castle Hill High Schiil

6 years completion.