• Austin Texas

Lauren Cordova

Child care worker

Summary of Qualifications

  • More than nine years of experience in child care.
  • Extensive background in working with newborns, preschool, primary and elementary school children.
  • Pursue new learning tools to enhance educational programs by introducing hands-on lessons and programming.
  • Skills-oriented person, good professional attitude and highly motivated individual.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communicative skills.
  • Very good at maintaining a healthy and safe environment for children to explore without undue risks.

Work History

Work History

Child care worker

Aug 2014 - Present
First Baptist Church; Austin, Texas.

Supervise and monitor the safety of children. Preparing meals and organizing mealtimes and snacks for children. Help children keep good hygiene. Change the diapers of infants and toddlers. Organize activities or a curriculum that allows children to explore interests. Develop schedules and routines to ensure that children have enough physical activity, rest, and playtime. Watch for signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and bring the problems to the attention of parents. Keep records of children’s progress, routines, and interest. 

Teacher's assistant; children's art class.

Jul 2014 - Present
Wee Warhols; Austin, Texas.

 In charge of observing and monitoring children's play activities and making sure they are safe and having fun with the use of their motor skills. Interacting and encouraging creativity. Keep records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered. Instruct children in health and personal habits such as resting, eating, and toilet habits. Read to children, and teach them simple painting, drawing, handicrafts, and songs. Organize and participate in recreational activities, such as painting, drawing, sculpting, outdoor play and using our imagination to create. Assisting in preparing food and serving meals and refreshments to children. 

Private child care worker

Jun 2008 - Present
Nannying for families; Franklin, North Carolina and Austin, Texas.

Helping with potty training and with meals. Supervise and monitor the safety of children. Preparing meals and organizing mealtimes and snacks for children. Help children keep good hygiene. Change the diapers of infants and toddlers. Organize activities or implement a curriculum that allow children to learn about the world and explore interests. Develop schedules and routines to ensure that children have enough physical activity, rest, and playtime. Watch for signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and bring the problems to the attention of parents. Keep records of children’s progress, routines, and interest.

Pet sitter

Jan 2007 - Present
Pet sitting, Franklin, North Carolina and Austin, Texas.

Provided in-home pet care including; leashed walks, off leash socials, and cat care and pet taxi. Ensured pets are given requisite amount exercise and playtime. Cleaned up after pets. Gave oral and topical medications when needed. Provided first aid on pets when required. Gave primary consultations with new clients; explained service agreement, care procedure, and assessment of pet. Training to sit, speak, lay down, come, and to stay. Grooming by brushing, giving baths and cutting fur. 

Skills

Skills

  • Highly skilled in observing children’s developmental needs
  • Well-versed in managing the needs of children with diverse backgrounds
  • Known for making nutritious meals/snacks
  • Particularly effective in changing diaper and maintaining personal hygiene of infants
  • Proficient in feeding and bathing children
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise patience all times
  • Hands on experience in ensuring a safe environment for infants and toddlers
  • Excellent ability to provide ease and comfort to children
  • Proven record of independently monitoring and supervising children
  • Adept at maintaining an interactive atmosphere at all times
  • Long-term interest in managing physical and social development of children
  • Know-how of methodologies used to teach preschool age group
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Swimming supervision
  • Potty training
  • Experience caring for twins
  • Willing to provide sick care
  • Profound ability to be compassionate and understand the needs of toddlers

  • Able to adapt to different age groups

  • Known for remaining calm and patient in hectic situations

  • Adept at managing children with special needs

References

Elizabeth O'brien, First Baptist Church: - (512) 771 - 2952

Dorothy Strickland, First Baptist Church: - (512) 496 - 5171

Amber Scardino, Wee Warhols: - (512) 775 - 8687

Education

Education

High School Diploma 

2008 - 2012
Homeschooled

Some College 

2012 - 2013
Southwestern Community College