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Jackie G. - Seeking Work in Downey

Hourly rate15.00 / hour
Years of childcare experience< 1 yr of experience

Hello! My name is Jackie and I am currntly on the look for a new job. I currently work in retail, but I really want to excel my careers. I even volunteered at schools to help children with their homework. I am wiling to quit my current job for a relaible position.
Currently 18.
In college.
I love kids.
Work on weekends.
Hands on.
Willing to work with newborns/
ages 0-13.
On top of important standards.
my classes are 4 times a week,1 class a day, available after class
4:00pm-10:00pm available
2:00pm-10:00pm available
Friday/Saturday/Sunday- work in retail... I do not have an exact time since schedules are made up weekly.
My term ends June 8, after the 8th I have open availability.
Fluent in English.
If pay needs to be varied, I can reason. (:
Emily C. - Seeking Work in Downey

Hourly rate25.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience4 yrs of experience

Every day is a great day, putting smiles on faces.
Mandi K. - Seeking Work in Downey

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I have been a nanny/babysitter for almost 7 years now and I also have experience as a mothers helper/assistant. I have experience with kids of all ages, from newborns to teenagers. I love to be outside, play sports, read, do arts n crafts and just be creative, have fun and stay active. I also helped my mother raise my brother and sister who are now 18 and 21.
Magdalena M. - Seeking Work in Downey

Hourly rate11.66 / hour

I took care of 4 neices and nephews from infancy to childhood. I have also cared for an 8 month old infant and newborn twins.
Karen T. - Seeking Work in Downey

Hourly rate14.00 / hour
Years of childcare experience< 1 yr of experience

Hello there, my name is Karen and I would absolutely love spending time with your child(ren). I am fluent in English and Spanish. I work for the Compton Unified School District as an Afterschool program leader. I have a classroom of 15-20 students ages 8-10. However, I have worked with younger kids. I have experience with ADHD and ADD students. I am currently working on my associate degree for special education elementary teaching. I am fun, creative and artsy. I like to play sports with my students (not so good) but I always give it my best try. My availability is surely on weekends any time, but as I am still in school my availability would be Mon/Wed after 2 pm and Tue/Thur/Fri before 3 pm starting August. Let your kids get to know me and you won’t regret it. :)
Stephanie  S. - Seeking Work in Downey

Hourly rate16.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience< 1 yr of experience

I took a course in high school for careers in education. I had the chance to interact with preschool kids at the school Creative Beginnings.
I have experience with children with special needs as I was part of the program as well back in high school.
My availability is every day of the week am-5:00 -6:00 pm except evenings because of school.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Downey, CA?

As a parent, it’s natural for you to ask your nanny for a little extra help around the house. However, the boundaries for a nannies duties vary from person to person. In general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your children’s needs are met. This includes things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active, that they have a healthy diet and a sanitary home. When tasks go beyond child care, for example scrubbing kitchen counters, folding laundry, gathering groceries, or teaching a language, you will likely need to provide additional compensation.

How can I ensure I have a great relationship with my nanny?

To start, it’s important you set expectations and are aligned on compensation from day one. This includes outlining vacation days, a protocol for sick days, and everything else you would want your own employer to cover. From here, spend time getting to know them. Take your nanny out one of Downey’s great restaurants, learn about their childhood, and discuss your parenting philosophy. Finally, be sure to resolve conflicts as they arise. Open communication is crucial to ensuring a healthy long-term relationship.

Questions to ask prospective Downey Nannies:

  • Have you been a nanny previously? How long did your employment last?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR?
  • How would you handle a situation where our child began choking?
  • How do you handle tantrums? Can you share an experience disciplining children?
  • What sort of household tasks are you open to doing?
  • Are you open to a live in arrangement?
  • Do you plan to work for our family over multiple years?
  • Do you have a driver's license in California?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Downey?
  • How flexible are you on weekends and evenings?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you comfortable being paid by direct deposit?
  • Are you able to help with food preparation?
  • What could you cook for a child aged 2-5? Do you know how to make baby food?
  • Are you comfortable facilitating play dates?
  • Have you ever potty trained a child before?
  • Have you worked with newborns? Do you know how to change a diaper and prepare formula?

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