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Opal B.

Nanny in Fairfax, VA 22031.

Looking for full or part-time work as a nanny.

Fairfax, VA

  • Age 43
  • 10 years paid experience
  • Female

Last signed in: Within two months

Rating Average rating of 5 (1 review)


5 out of 5 stars

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We recommend Opal!

Opal cared for our 13 month old son for a week as a temp while our full-time nanny was on vacation. Our son tak...

- Rodney R.
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Preferred Rate $15-$25 per hour

Opal’s Bio

I am a loving child care professional with over 20 years of experience. I recognize the individuality of children, and attempt to create an environment that fosters their trust, self esteem, and independence. Realizing the various stages of child development, I work cooperatively with the family to engage their children in positive and constructive activities. I provide the type care that I myself would want for my children, playing with them, and giving them encouragement and guidance as they discover the world around them. Along with my 20 years of professional experience, I can also offer you: * An Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education * A Certificate in Basic Child Care * A Certificate in Infant & Toddler * A Certificate in Child Care Administration * CPR & First Aid * SIDS Training * Child Care Credentials 1 & 2 * A TB test and Physical Examination * Certification in Massage Therapy * A Background Check * Excellent References
 I also have lots of other various documented child care related training, and am a member of the (INA) International Nanny Association. I can provide a portfolio documenting my experience, education, training, and also provide excellent references. I am very affectionate, nurturing, and absolutely confident that I can create a loving environment for your children to learn and grow in.  Thank you so much for your consideration!


Age Specific Experience

10 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)

More than 10 years of infant care experience

Infant Care:

  • Instruction (proper swaddling, feeding, changing, bathing)
  • Assist with setting a routine
  • Overnight care
  • Mother's helper
  • Occasional care

Special Needs Experience

Special Needs Care Experience

  • Cognitive Disabilities
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Medical/Special Healthcare Needs
  • Social/Emotional

Special Needs Conditional Experience

  • Alzheimer's
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Autism
  • Delayed Speech
  • Developmental Language Disorder
  • Down Syndrome
  • Hearing Loss
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mobility Challenges
  • Visual Impairment

Special Needs Services Experience

  • Assistance With Transportation
  • Bathing
  • Grooming and Hygiene

Availability & Job Preferences

Availability Duration

  • Temporary (4 to 12 months)
  • Permanent (1 to 2 years)
  • Permanent (2 or more years)
  • Summer Position

Job Duration

  • Will consider either a part time or full time position
  • Start date is flexible


My availability is valid through 3/14/16

  • Open (all day, everyday)

Skills & Abilities

Homework Help:

  • Finishing homework
  • Checking answers
  • Studying for a test
  • Proofreading
  • Basic Math
  • Elementary Science
  • English
  • Essay Writing
  • Social Studies

Additional Services:

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


5 out of 5 stars

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We recommend Opal!

Opal cared for our 13 month old son for a week as a temp while our full-time nanny was on vacation. Our son takes a while to warm up to new people and would often cry in the care of others (other than mom, dad and full-time nanny) and Opal was able to manage through that with patience and calming techniques. She kept our son on his daily schedule / routine. She provided baby communication tips/advice based on her observations/experience with our child and she did it in a positive way. As a new mom, I appreciated that advice. Even though we only had Opal for a week, we could tell that her knowledge, practical experience combined with her warm and positive personality make her a good partner in caring for and nurturing babies/toddlers. We recommend her. Give her a call or meet her in person.

- Rodney R.


Heather S. is a reference for Opal B. Relationship: Former Employer
Meghan G. is a reference for Opal B. Relationship: Former Employer
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Opal B.
Opal B.
Fairfax, VA 22031

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Preferred Rate $15-$25 per hour

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