Child Care Professional & Aquatic/group fitness instructor

Summary

Sabine Thomsen
Fostering Development and Growth through Education and Physical Literacy
30+ years experience working with children ages 3 months to 12 years

Outgoing and easy to work with, optimistic and upbeat.

Am looking to expand field of knowledge in the fitness industry.

Recently taken partial certification for Power Cycling and Yoga Fit for Kids.

Sabine.t.82165@gmail.com

Achievements

  • Advised parents on tips with new infants/frustrating toddlers and curious preschoolers!
  • CALA Aquatic Fitness Children's Physical Literacy Can Fit Pro group Instructor Yoga Fit for Kids
  • Networked with other professionals
  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Limited-edition achievement recognizing early members of Workfolio
  • Considered an authority in Field of Early Childhood Education
  • Taught Preschool and Group Fitness Classes
  • Endorsed by co-workers or clients
  • Supervised a team of 17+
  • Taught Grade 6 Catechism at St. Paul's Catholic Church

Timeline

  1. -
    Boot camp Instructor, Currently looking for opportunities

    Enjoy working groups through various routines that allow for a variety of physical ability levels and fitness skills while providing a fun and fresh series of exercises to participate in

  2. -
    Preschool Teacher, Currently looking for opportunities

    HAVE DESIGNED PROGRAMMING AND WORKED IN CLASSROOM AS WELL AS THE ACTING TEAM SUPERVISOR

  3. -
    Group Core Instructor, Currently looking for opportunities

    Instruct participants in correct form and execution of exercises designed to strengthen the core

  4. -
    Deep Water Fitness Instructor, Currently looking for opportunities

    Fully Certified in Aquatic Group Fitness , continuing to upgrade and expand VWT. Continuing certification and education in various components of the Aquatic Fitness field

  5. -
    Child Care Team Lead, Currently Looking for Opportunities

    Team supervisor and on floor Child Supervision. Payroll, scheduling, performance management, annual review analysis, Hiring/Interviewing  

Skills

  • Child DEVELOPMENT
    20+
  • Marketing
    10
  • Project Management
    20+
  • Social Media
    12
  • Public Speaking
    10
  • Team building
    20+
  • Budgeting
    9
  • teaching
    20+
  • physical literacy
    7

Results

  • 90%
    Long term client retention
  • 50%
    New Clients Added
  • Zero
    Dissatisfied Customers

Questions & Answers

Why did you choose your profession?
Working with Children in order to ensure they are prepared for a successful life full of adventure and wonder is a most satisfying experience
Who are your main influences?
Teresa Wood, Kara Hunt and Ann Norman
Describe your greatest accomplishment.
Supervision of a Child Care Centre and Preschool simultaneously as well as instructing various fitness classes!
What tools do you use?
LinkedIn Articles, Workshops and Networking
What are you working on right now?
Currently looking for new opportunities that would hopefully include both Early Childhood Education and Physical Literacy.
What are your long-term goals?
Position myself so that I am able to enrich the lives of as many children as possible with knowledge of their world as well as help them to become physically literate in their lifetime.

Proudest Accomplishment

Growing and developing a culture of family and care in the Child Care Department

Experience Highlights

  • Child Care Team Lead
    Repsol Sport Centre
  • Preschool Teacher
    Talisman Centre
  • Boot camp Instructor
    Talisman Centre
  • Group Core Instructor
    Talisman Centre
  • Deep Water Fitness Instructor
    Talisman Centre

Education Highlights

  • Early Childhood Educator
    Mount Royal University(College)
  • High School Diploma
    Father Lacombe High School