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Blair S.

Babysitter in Carrboro, NC 27510.

Looking for work as a babysitter.

Carrboro, NC

  • Age 31
  • 14 years paid experience
  • Female

Last signed in: More than 6 months

Preferred Rate $12-$18 per hour

Blair’s Bio

I am a responsible and charismatic 29 year old, who truly enjoys caring for children and engaging them in learning.

About my background - I'm a first-year graduate student at UNC in Chapel Hill, working towards a Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology. My class schedule is fairly flexible at this time, so I'd love to take on some part-time babysitting work to finance my education and also apply by knowledge in childhood language development. Prior to starting my program, I worked in advertising sales at Google for 3 years in San Francisco and before that, spent a year as an English teacher in a small town in Ecuador, where I taught basic and advanced English to children ages 6-13 and adults, as well as lived with an Ecuadorian host family who had young children. I received an undergraduate degree from Northwestern University's School of Education and Social Policy. I have lots of experience and interest in working with children!

As far as my babysitting philosophy, I think that having a babysitter should be a fun and special time for kids - a unique opportunity for them to receive some extra attention that busy parents cannot always provide, and to have a new person for them to interact with and learn from. When I am with kids, I try and channel their excitement and energy for the new face into some type of active learning. I am a responsible, mature person, but in a lot of ways I am also young at heart, and I really enjoy engaging in games and activities with kids. I am not afraid to get my hands dirty with fingerpaints or cooking, or get down on hands and knees to help them build a fort or style a doll's hair. I love being outside and enjoy taking kids to parks or the playground whenever possible. I have been babysitting for kids of various ages for about 14 years. In college, I had several consistent jobs, one of which was for three young boys, one of them an infant, all of them diagnosed with autism. I feel comfortable sitting for several children at the same time, and for children of any age. I have reliable transportation, references, and a flexible schedule. 

Experience

Age Specific Experience

14 years of paid child care experience with:

  • First year
  • Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
  • Preschooler (3 to 5 years)
  • Grade School (6 to 11 years)
  • Pre-teen/Teenagers (12 years and over)

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My availability calendar is valid through 12/1/2015

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Skills & Abilities

Languages Spoken:

  • French
  • Spanish

Additional Services:

  • Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
  • Homework Help

References

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Blair S.
Blair S.
Carrboro, NC 27510
31

years
of age

14

years experience

Preferred Rate $12-$18 per hour

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