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Hi parents! I have six years experience as a primary school dance teacher, teaching at preschools and primary schools around Sydney and in the Kids Clubs on cruise ships. I also worked as a high school basketball and netball coach for three years. I have regularly cared for my niece who is now 2 years old from when she was a new born- so I’m confident with babies. I'm always keen to babysit anytime on the weekends and on Friday nights.

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9 families in your area recommended Portia...
"Portia was wonderful with our 16 month old son - from the moment she arrived she put us at ease for our first night away with a non-family babysitter. Immediately playing with him and kept him distracted while we left so there were no tears. She texted to let us know once he was asleep which was appreciated. Will definitely ask Portia to babysit again! "
From Kristen - Paddington
"Portia was terrific - punctual, polite and most importantly extremely engaged with our children, who had a great time. Came home to a very quiet, happy, neat and tidy home. Thank you! Highly recommend "
From Alex - Willoughby
"Portia is amazing!! Our dog had a seizure while she was babysitting and she handled the situation perfectly. My children had a great time and can.mt wait for her to come back too. "
From Sophie - Centennial Park
"We could tell she likes kids and she knows kids. My son liked her from the first moment. We'll definitely ask her again when we need a help. "
From Kazuyo - Mosman
"Portia did a great job of looking after our two year old and made her feel at ease shortly after meeting for the first time. Thanks Portia."
From Samantha - Darlinghurst
"Portia was a great babysitter. She connected with my girls immediately after she arrived. They said they would love her to come back again."
From Sophie - Centennial Park
"Portia was lovely and the kids got on very well with her. She was punctual and communicated well. Would recommend. "
From Bu - Queens Park
"Portia was great. She arrived on time, engaged with our twin boys and was confident looking after them. "
From Richard - Neutral Bay
"Portia was great!! We would definitely like to have her sit again."
From Robin - Clontarf

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Special Needs Experience

I don’t have formal special needs training, however I was a weekly volunteer at Danceability Australia for a year before being offered the choreographer position. This organisation taught me hands on skills.

Childcare Experience

I have been babysitting for seven years and have been teaching dance for six years (preschool - high school aged kids).I have also worked for 3 years as a kids basketball & netball coach. I was also the head choreographer at Danceability Australia in 2018. I have regularly cared for my niece who is now 12 months old from when she was an infant so I’m confident with babies.