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Looking for work as a babysitter or nanny

  • 22 years paid experience
  • Age 37
  • Nanny in Arlington, TN 38002

Meet Denise

  • Comfortable with pets
  • Has a car

I graduated from UNC in 2005 with a degree in philosophy and psychology, and I have taken many child development classes. I'm interested in the environment and working with kids. I have been baby-sitting regularly for over 20 years. I am willing to provide references upon request but would prefer not to post any online.  I was a preschool teacher and have worked with children of all ages, but primarily with ages 1-5.  I like cooking and craft activities and enjoy being outside.  I have done overnight baby-sitting and traveled with families.  I am willing to baby-sit for large families or two families together - I am used to working with a group of six at school and enjoy working with larger groups of children.  I currently work full time as a nanny but am available in the evenings, weekends, and for overnights for baby-sitting.  I am also available to Read more transport your child from your home to your child's school.  I enjoy seeing children learn and show passion in whatever is interesting to them.  I love watching children grow and figure things out - it's so exciting to me to see a child who was struggling with something conquer it!  I love to hear a child tell me all about something that is interesting to them.  I believe that adults learn from children as much as children learn from adults, and I look forward to opportunities to learn from your kids. I am comfortable with all kinds of pets and don't mind doing pet care while I'm baby-sitting. I am also an experienced pet-sitter.

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Availability

Babysitter

  • Generally available evenings, late nights and weekends

Nanny

  • Willing to consider a part time position
  • Seeking Short-term (1 to 3 months), Temporary (4 to 12 months), Permanent (1 to 2 years), Permanent (2 or more years) employment
  • Start date is flexible
  • My availability is valid through 11/21/16

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Lyn M.

7/26/2016

Denny cared for our 2 year-old daughter with a lot of attention and eased our minds about hiring a sitter. She didn't turn on the TV once, which I really appreciated! She arrived on time and as an added bonus, gave our cat some loving snuggles :) Highly recommend!

Katie P.

2/17/2012

We love Denny! She is calm and reliable. Completely unflappable. The greatest!

Kim C.

3/27/2008

Experience

Willing to care for 4+ children per sitting

$12-$20/hr for the first child, $0 for each additional child

  • Infants (age 0-11 months) expand

    • Assist with setting a routine
    • Overnight care
    • Mother's helper
    • Occasional care
  • Toddlers (age 1-3)
  • Preschooler (age 4-5)
  • Grade School (age 6-11)
  • Pre-teen/ Teenage age (12+)
  • Special needs expand

    • Medical/Special Healthcare Needs
    • Social/Emotional
    • Asperger's Syndrome
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
    • Autism
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder/Pervasive Developmental Disorder/Asperger Syndrome
    • Diabetes
    • Hearing Loss
    • Juvenile Diabetes
    • Visual Impairment
    • Insulin Injections
    • Specific Meal Preparation (foods to avoid, etc.)

Education

philosophy and psychology

Graduated University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2005

Additional services

  • Meal Preparation
  • Laundry
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Swimming Supervision
  • Crafts
  • Potty Training
  • Travel with Family
  • Willing to run errands as needed
  • Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
  • Homework expand

    • Finishing homework
    • Checking answers
    • Studying for a test
    • Proofreading
    • Basic math
    • English

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