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Kimberly M. - Seeking Work in La Mesa

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I was an early childhood education major when I was attending college. I've been babysitting/nannying since I was 12 and have had such a wide veriety of experience. I've hosted childrens birthday parties, watched my baby cousins, worked with a child that has Downs Syndrome, subbed at primary-middle schools, and for the first 6 months of 2012 was nanny to an 18 month old boy. I also frequently babysit for friends with large families, often at the same time (9 children at once).
Abigail H. - Seeking Work in La Mesa

14.28 / hour

Mother's helper with infant sister since I was 7, babysitting young children since I was 12, volunteering as a preschool assistant since I was 11, working as a camp counselor since I was 13, being a camp music director and tutor since I was 16, babysitting all ages since age 14
Lori D. - Seeking Work in La Mesa

11.77 / hour
Full-time hours

I had been a Preschool Teacher for over 10 years. I have also have been a live-in Nanny. My last nanny position I was there for 2 years. I also had worked in a group home with teens in trouble.
Maria A. - Seeking Work in La Mesa

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

2 years in half child care from infant to 16 years old teenager. graduate teacher for children private teacher
Frankie M. - Seeking Work in La Mesa

11.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

Hello, My name is Frankie Martinez and I have worked with children with disabilities since I was little. I grew up with a sister with down-syndrome and also worked with the special ed class in high school. I use to watch my little cousins from ages 4 months-11 years old. I have a very flexible schedule.
Aida Nicole G. - Seeking Work in La Mesa

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

I used to babysit my baby cousins when I was 13 years old, and since then I loved to played with babies.
I worked for 5 years in a summer camp taking care of group about 8-26 kids for 40 per week (ages 3-14).
I got a psychologist degree and a certificate for early development.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in La Mesa, 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 La Mesa’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 La Mesa 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 La Mesa?
  • 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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