Home-Schooling Tips

I heard someone once say… “only the brave teach”, it can be daunting to many. More and more parents are choosing to home-school, taking on the role of teacher too! As a mother and teacher assisting families with homeschooling, I thought I’d share some tips and advice for getting started and organised. First and foremost, in order maintain sanity, I recommend that you have a … Continue reading Home-Schooling Tips

Honor Student Seeks Au pair or Tutoring Role in Pretoria East or Randburg and Surrounds

A big, warm welcome to our team Stephanie. A 22 year old young lady who is going places and doing it with a smile and a heart filled with sunshine. We are lucky indeed to have this ball of energy working with us and can’t wait to see what the future brings. Her love for children is contagious and so is her personality. She has … Continue reading Honor Student Seeks Au pair or Tutoring Role in Pretoria East or Randburg and Surrounds

Experienced Early Childhood Carer and Teacher Seeking a Full Time Au pair role in Cape Town

We’d like to welcome Jodene to our team. Jodene is based in the Northern Suburbs and is seeking  a long term full time role working with children aged 0 to 6 years old and is also available for  babysitting. Jodene has 9 years of professional childcare experience and has completed a level 4 and 5 Early Childhood Development course through Boland College in Stellenbosch as well … Continue reading Experienced Early Childhood Carer and Teacher Seeking a Full Time Au pair role in Cape Town

Caring, Friendly and Intelligent Au pair Seeking Work in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town

We’d like to welcome Micayla to our team. Micayla is based in the Northern Suburbs and is seeking a long term full time au pair position with all age groups. Micayla has 1 year (2015) of professional childcare experience and has completed a diploma in fashion, make-up and special effects. Micayla’s dream is to become a teacher one day. Micayla has a caring heart and … Continue reading Caring, Friendly and Intelligent Au pair Seeking Work in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town

New Homeschool Teacher Available in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town

We’d like to welcome Colette to our team. Colette is based in the Southern suburbs of Cape Town and is seeking a long term full time home school teacher role working with children aged 4 to 16 years old and is also available for tutoring, facilitating and babysitting. Colette has 15 years of professional childcare experience ( Since 2001) and has completed a PGCE  through … Continue reading New Homeschool Teacher Available in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town

Hard working, B.Ed Graduate Au pair Seeking a Long Term Role in Any Area Around Cape Town.

We’d like to welcome Vicki to our team. Vicki is based in False bay and is seeking a long term full time role working with children aged 6 months to 16 years old and is also available for  home school teaching and babysitting. Vicki has 5 years of professional childcare experience and has completed a B.Ed. through Unisa in foundation phase. Vicki is a hard … Continue reading Hard working, B.Ed Graduate Au pair Seeking a Long Term Role in Any Area Around Cape Town.

Foundation Phase Teacher Available for Home Schooling in the South Peninsula of Cape Town

Sitters4U.co.za would like to welcome Ilze-Mari to our team. Ilze -Mari  is based in the South Peninsula and is seeking a a long term full time role as a homeschool teacher working with children aged 2 to 11 years old and is also available for tutoring,and babysitting. Ilze-Mari has 10 years of professional childcare experience, since 2005, and has completed a B.Ed. through UPE in foundation … Continue reading Foundation Phase Teacher Available for Home Schooling in the South Peninsula of Cape Town

B.Ed Student and Experienced Au pair Available in the West Coast Area of Cape Town

Sitters4U like to welcome Heather to our team. Heather is based in Milnerton in the West coast area of Cape Town and is seeking a long term full time role working with children aged 3 and older, either as an au pair, tutor or home schooling teacher and is also available for babysitting. Heather has 4 years of professional childcare experience (since 2012) and is … Continue reading B.Ed Student and Experienced Au pair Available in the West Coast Area of Cape Town

English Teacher and Tutor Available Half Day in Milnerton, Cape Town

We’d like to welcome Angela to the Sitters4U team. Angela is based in Milnerton and is seeking a half day  au pair job working with children aged 0 to 18 years old and is also available for tutoring, homeschool teaching and babysitting. Angela has 3 years of professional childcare experience and has completed a BA in English and Organizational psychology at Rhodes Univarsity and  a PGCE (FET) … Continue reading English Teacher and Tutor Available Half Day in Milnerton, Cape Town

Vibrant, Dynamic Post Graduate Teacher is Seeking Au pair and Babysitting Jobs in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town

We’d like to welcome Tamryn to our team. Tamryn  is based in the Southern suburbs of Cape Town and is seeking au pair and baby sitting jobs while finishing her post graduate certificate in Education with FET.  Tamryn has 5 years of professional childcare experience volunteering at the Three Bears Educare day care centre. Tamryn is a vivacious, active young lady who has a natural … Continue reading Vibrant, Dynamic Post Graduate Teacher is Seeking Au pair and Babysitting Jobs in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town

Final Year Foundation Phase Teaching Student is Seeking Babysitting Jobs in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town

We’d like to welcome Seanne to our team. Seanne  is based in the Southern suburbs of Cape Town and is seeking babysitting jobs and short term au pair work. Seanne  has more than 8 years of professional childcare experience and is busy completing a B.Ed. through Unisa in foundation phase. She still au pairs part time and baby sit for previous employers who can not … Continue reading Final Year Foundation Phase Teaching Student is Seeking Babysitting Jobs in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town

Qualified, Experienced Montessori Teacher Available in the Southern Suburbs

We’d like to welcome Nicole to our team. Nicole is based in The Southern suburbs and is seeking  baby sitting positions. Nicole is a qualified Montessori teacher who is currently working as a teacher during the day. Nicole  has 5 years of professional childcare experience and has also completed an Educare course apart from her professional Montessori qualifications. Nicole is a gentle and kind person … Continue reading Qualified, Experienced Montessori Teacher Available in the Southern Suburbs

B.Ed Qualified Teacher Available to Au pair in Johannesburg

Looking for a Bachelors of Education Candidate to assist your family with au pairing, foundation phase home schooling or full day care of your children aged from 3 months or older? Look no further, meet Jessica. Jessica is currently is based in Botswana but available for interviews in Johannesburg over weekends. Currently a primary school teacher this talented young woman would be an incredible addition … Continue reading B.Ed Qualified Teacher Available to Au pair in Johannesburg

Johannesburg and Pretoria Au pairs Required

Sitters4U is looking for Au pairs in Johannesburg and Pretoria! We have numerous live out jobs available with new positions becoming constantly available! Being an au pair is like becoming a part of a families life. Most clients require someone to take over their duties as the primary provider while they are away or at work. The range of duties of being an au pair( … Continue reading Johannesburg and Pretoria Au pairs Required

language development: how to read to a baby

Language Development: How to Read to Infants

Infants have a very short attention span. It’s best to look at books frequently for short periods. Start with short sessions of a few minutes at a time, spread at intervals throughout the day. As the child’s powers of concentration improves, gradually lengthen the time you spend reading together. From about 12 months, try to set up regular reading times. Maybe first thing in the … Continue reading Language Development: How to Read to Infants