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Olivia N. - Seeking Work in Oakley

13.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

I've always loved teaching and working with kids, it's almost therapeutic for me in a way because I'm very hands-on with them.
I was raised with a lot of structure and was always on a routine, from the minute I woke up, to the time i had set for myself to go to bed, everything I did was in a certain order, and done at a certain time. All growing up I was used to being on a schedule. That being said, since it's instilled in my mind to always have a routine set up, its something I'll be doing with your kid(s) as well!
Working with, and spending time with kids is far from new to me. it's something I've always loved to do, and have been doing for as long as I can remember.

I volunteered at the Daycare Center at Cornerstone, I used to babysit kids of all ages, oldest being 13 yrs old. I've been helping my best friend take care of her two younger siblings whenever I go to her house, for the past 6 years. My Senior Year in High School, I was a Volunteer Teacher at Iron House Elementary, I was a Student Intern at Oakley Elementary School, I also took a class called "ROP Careers with Children" with kids in Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten. I taught in ROP Little Falcons, and set up lesson plans and activities for the entire day for them. So with your kid(s), I'll be come up with activities to keep your them entertained with things that they're currently learning in school, and try to make learning easy and fun for them.

My checklist for my day with your child/children would be:
1. Make sure to build a bond and connection with them, first and foremost.
2. Have them help me prepare a healthy snack for themselves
3. Get them out of school clothes, and into comfy clothes.
4. Help them clean out they're backpack from the day, and Help them with all they're homework.
5. Come up with ideas of activities to do with them for that day, and for the next, that also tie in with they're homework.
6. I'm very hands-on, I like arts and crafts, and being interactive with the kids, so everyday I'll bring an art or craft activity to do with the kids, or for them to do as a gift, for you!
7. If you guys have any special requests, please let me know, and I'll make sure it gets done as well. For example: bedroom clean up, they're laundry, dishes, house clean up, dogs (I'm usually good with dogs as well), or anything else you can think of, don't hesitate to ask. I could also have the kids help me with some of my To Do List and it can become fun, instead of chores (:
7. Make them dinner at a specific time.
8. Give them a bath at a certain time and get them ready for bed, and an outfit picked out for the next day.
9. Read them a story, and make sure they're teeth are brushed and they're in, and ready for bed, at a certain time.

Keeping in touch is essential to me, so to keep your mind at ease, I'll give you my cell phone number, so we can stay in touch, and I can keep you up to date on how things are going, and if either of us have any questions or concerns, we'll be able to clear the air right away. Also, you could call whenever to check in, or if you'd like, you could video chat w your kid while you're away. (:

Working with kids is a real passion of mine, so I can't wait to hear from you, and get to know you, as they're parent(s), and I cant wait to (hopefully) start working with your kid(s) soon as well ! (:
Devon L. - Seeking Work in Oakley

12.54 / hour

Hi there! I am a caring, patient, responsible, and nurturing individual who loves kids! I have over 5 and a half years of experience with over 30 children, ages newborn to 10 years. Tasks of previous jobs include but aren't limited to: dishes, laundry, cleaning, running errands, driving, help with trips. Going to the park, playing, reading, and creating age suitable activities for kids are only a few of the things I incorporate into a days work. I have completed my AA in Psychology and taken 11 units of child development classes and am currently working towards a teaching certificate.
Tiffany F. - Seeking Work in Oakley

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a pre school teacher for 7 years. I have worked with ages 6 weeks to 13 years.
Brandi C. - Seeking Work in Oakley

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
3 yrs of experience

I am a recent high school graduate I took about 3 different medical classes while I was in high school. I've had many experiences with newborns till about the age of 10 including a 3 month prematrue little girl and also worked with kids that have ADHD to. I even tutored most of the kids I watched after school in all subjects. I am sadly only fluent in English but able and willing to have weird schedules I am available anytime at the moment just email me and we can work something's out thank you
Amanda D. - Seeking Work in Oakley

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

Dora Q. - Seeking Work in Oakley

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I care for 3 children for a little over 2 years, I have experience and affinity toward children. I Have experience with newborn, infants, toddlers nd twins.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Oakley, 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 Oakley’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 Oakley 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 Oakley?
  • 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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