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  • 13 years paid experience
  • Age 28
  • Babysitter in Alexandria, VA 22310

Meet Carolyn

  • Special Education Certification
  • Comfortable with pets
  • Has a car

Hi, my name is Carolyn Merker, but I go by Carrie. I have a Master's from Longwood University in Special Education and five years of teaching experience. I nannied and babysat all throughout high school, college and years since.

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  • First aid certification

    First aid certification
  • CPR certification

    CPR certification

Availability

Babysitter

  • Generally available mornings and afternoons
  • Daytime care availability during summer months

Nanny

  • Willing to consider either a part time or full time position
  • Seeking Short-term (1 to 3 months) employment
  • Start date is flexible
  • My availability is valid through 7/14/15

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Bonnie A.

6/13/2010

Carrie has been nannying for us for about a month. She is extremely reliable. Carrie focuses on the children 100% which is just what I wanted. She plays with them, sings with them, takes them outside, drives them to a local playgoup, everything. She is able to handle my 3 young ones (twin 3 year olds and a 2 year old) by herself with no problem, even at playgoup (I have never done it alone:) She is also the first person outside the family that I have allowed to drive the children. I feel very confident in her abilities caring for my children. I am very comfortable when I am work. i know the children are having fun, learning, and in good hands.

Experience

Willing to care for 3 children per sitting

$18-$25/hr

  • Infants (age 0-11 months)

  • Toddlers (age 1-3)
  • Preschooler (age 4-5)
  • Grade School (age 6-11)
  • Pre-teen/ Teenage age (12+)
  • Special needs expand

    • Cognitive Disabilities
    • Physical Disabilities
    • Social/Emotional
    • Asperger's Syndrome
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
    • Autism
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder/Pervasive Developmental Disorder/Asperger Syndrome
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Delayed Speech
    • Developmental Language Disorder
    • Diabetes
    • Down Syndrome
    • Dyslexia
    • Juvenile Diabetes
    • Learning Disabilities
    • Pervasive Development Disorder
    • Sensory Integration Disorder
    • Positive Behavioral Support

Education

Liberal Studies: Special Education

Longwood University

Additional services

  • Willing to run errands as needed
  • Homework expand

    • Finishing homework
    • Studying for a test
    • Basic math
    • Elementary science
    • English

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