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Sierra Haverfield

About Me

Name:Sierra Haverfield
D.O.B.:28 May 1992
Languages Spoken: English
Resorts I can work in: Portes de Soleil
CRB Check:01 Aug 2023

Experience & Qualifications


Hello Families,

Excited to connect with you! I'm Sierra, an American nanny, thrilled to bring my diverse childcare background to your family. From being a Private School Nursery Teacher in Munich to a Nanny/English Tutor, and even a Language Camp Teacher in Krakow, I've honed my adaptability and love for fostering learning.

Beyond work, I'm a globe-trotter, foodie, and avid board gamer, often exploring with my husband. Now in snowy Morzine, I'm ready to infuse your family with winter magic and create lasting memories this holiday season.

Let's make it a season filled with laughter, learning, and unforgettable moments together! Can't wait to chat more :)


Academic and Teaching Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science in Marketing: Completed at Western Governor’s University, providing a strong foundation in marketing principles, communication skills, and strategic thinking.

120-Hour Advanced TEFL Certificate: Attained from Premiere TEFL Academy, showcasing expertise in Teaching English as a Foreign Language with an emphasis on advanced techniques and methodologies.

30-Hour Teaching English Online Certificate: Also earned from Premiere TEFL Academy, demonstrating proficiency in online teaching methodologies, a valuable skill in today's educational landscape.

Designing & Implementing a Literacy Approach Certificate | Oxford University Press:
Elevated skills in creating engaging literacy environments for children. This Oxford University Press certificate empowers me to design and implement effective literacy approaches, fostering a passion for reading and language development from an early age.

Pre-Literacy Skills in the Early Years Certificate | Oxford University Press:
Specialized in cultivating foundational literacy skills. With the Pre-Literacy Skills in the Early Years Certificate, I've gained expertise in guiding children through crucial early literacy stages, laying the groundwork for a lifetime of successful learning.

First Aid Training:

Adult, Child & Infant First Aid & CPR Certificate: Acquired from the Institute für Methodik + Notfallmedizin, ensuring the ability to respond effectively to medical emergencies involving adults, children, and infants.

Child Care Experience:

Private School Nursery Teacher | Munich, Germany June 2021 – July 2023

Expertly Managed Diverse Age Groups: Successfully engaged and nurtured the development of children aged 4 months to 6 years, demonstrating adaptability in tailoring teaching methods to accommodate varied developmental stages and individual needs.

Designed and Implemented Creative Curriculum: Developed and executed age-appropriate lesson plans and activities that promoted cognitive, social, and emotional growth. Introduced innovative teaching strategies and utilized educational resources to create an interactive and stimulating learning environment.

Established Strong Parent-Teacher Relationships: Fostered open communication with parents, conducting regular meetings to discuss children's progress and address concerns. Collaborated with families to create a supportive learning community and organized events to encourage parental involvement in their child's education.

UHNW Nanny & English Tutor | Munich, Germany May 2019 - May 2021

Personalized Academic Support: Provided tailored assistance in English language learning and homework completion for children aged 6 and 11, adapting teaching methods to each child's unique learning style. Achieved notable improvements in academic performance through targeted support.

Cultivated a Stimulating Environment: Fostered a rich and intellectually stimulating atmosphere by organizing educational activities, outings, and resources to enhance the children's cognitive development. Integrated a balance of educational and recreational elements to promote a holistic learning experience.

Effective Communication and Collaboration: Established open lines of communication with parents to discuss educational goals, progress, and any concerns. Worked collaboratively with teachers and other educational professionals to ensure alignment between home and school environments, contributing to a cohesive and supportive educational strategy for the children.

Language Camp Teacher | Krakow, Poland January 2019 – _March 2019

Dynamic Language Instruction: Facilitated engaging and interactive English language lessons for a diverse group of students aged 11-17, incorporating creative teaching methods to enhance language proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.

Cultivated a Positive Learning Environment: Fostered a supportive and inclusive atmosphere within the language camp, encouraging active participation, cultural exchange, and the development of communication skills among students from various backgrounds.

Nanny | Seattle, USA February 2018 – _January 2019

Comprehensive Care for Infants and Toddlers: Provided attentive and nurturing care for a 4-month-old and a 3-year-old in a sole charge capacity, ensuring their safety, well-being, and developmental needs were met on a daily basis.

Developmentally Appropriate Activities: Designed and implemented age-appropriate activities to stimulate cognitive, social, and physical development for both children. Fostered a loving and structured environment that supported the 3-year-old's emerging independence and the 4-month-old's early developmental milestones.

Nanny & Household Manager | Hemsedal, Norway September 2017 - January 2018

Multi-Age Childcare Expertise: Managed the well-being and development of three children, aged 2, 4, and 6, in a dual role as nanny and household manager. Provided comprehensive care, addressing individual needs, and creating a nurturing environment that supported growth and learning.

Efficient Household Management: Successfully juggled childcare responsibilities with household management duties, coordinating schedules, overseeing playdates, and ensuring a well-organized home environment. Demonstrated effective multitasking while maintaining a focus on the children's safety, happiness, and developmental milestones.

Nanny & Household Manager | Köln, Germany September 2016 - August 2017

Holistic Childcare and Developmental Support: Offered attentive and nurturing care for children aged 8 months and 4 years, creating a stimulating environment that fostered growth, learning, and social development. Implemented age-appropriate activities and routines to support the unique needs of each child's developmental stage.

Efficient Household Management and Organization: Skilfully managed household responsibilities while prioritizing the children's well-being. Coordinated daily schedules, oversaw meal preparation, and maintained a tidy and organized home environment, ensuring a seamless blend of childcare and household management for a harmonious family atmosphere.

My References

Reference Received from: Benjamin Stor


"I can confidently recommend Sierra, my co-educator at Elly & Stoffl Kindergarten. Sierra's dedication and adaptability in working with children aged 4 months to 6 years were evident throughout our time together. As one of three educators, Sierra demonstrated a practical approach, tailoring teaching methods to suit various developmental stages and individual needs. Their ability to design age-appropriate lesson plans created a positive learning environment. Sierra's organizational skills and effective communication with parents contributed to a supportive community. Sierra's practical approach, clear communication, and genuine care for the children make them an invaluable asset to any childcare team. I have full confidence in Sierra's ability to provide exceptional care and education."
Reference Received from: Ella McGovern


"Sierra worked in my group in our bi-lingual kita in Munich and was a highly valued and appreciated member! Sierra is a natural with children, she was always professional, followed our kita routines and procedures and played and looked after all the children with positivity and integrity. You can tell Sierra holds a lot of experience with children and always held a great rapport with all the parents too. It is so so wonderful to work with Sierra for over a year and would recommend in a heartbeat!"