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Heather N. - Seeking Work in San Marcos

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

Heather Nelson

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To obtain a position working with children in a preschool, daycare or private home.

Palomar Community College
1140 West Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069

Areas of Study:
General Ed.
Child Development
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)(Fall 2016)

Professional Experience:

April 2014 to present

October 2012 to Feb 2014
Escondido Community Child Development Center
Pre-K Teacher

August 2011 to April 2012
Discovery Isle (Nobel Inc.) San Marcos, CA
School Age Teacher (Substitute in infant room)
*Created and Implemented Kindergarten Curriculum
*Field Trip Chaperone
*Bus Driver
*In charge of opening the school
*Worked with ages 6 weeks to 12 years

September 2010 to July 2011
Adventureland Christian Preschool Escondido, CA
Pre-K Teacher
*In charge of creating and teaching curriculum for 4 year olds.
*In charge of closing up the school.

June 2000 to October 2009
Noah's Park Preschool & Daycare San Marcos, CA
Lead Teacher
*School Age Teacher (in charge of lesson plans, field trips, driving)
*Pre-K Teacher (in charge of curriculum)
*Assistant to the Director (Administration; including overseeing a staff of 10+, creating class rosters, filing, monthly newsletters, yearly themes, etc...)
*Opened/Closed the School (depending on my hours)

Related Course Work:
*3 units in Child Development
*3 units in Child/Family/Community
*3 units in Art for Early Childhood
*3 units in Music/Creative Movement
*3 units in Children's Literature/Language Development
*3 units in The Developing Child
*3 units in Guidance for Young Children
*3 units in Curriculum/School-Aged Child

*Clear Live Scan Fingerprints (on file)
*CPR Certificate (needs to be renewed)
*Adult & Pediatric First Aid Certificate (needs to be renewed)
Monica A. - Seeking Work in San Marcos

11.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

My name is Monica Aguilar. I am 21 years old and love being around kids. I have been babysitting for over 5 years now for children ages 6 months-12 years old. I truly enjoy interacting with them by playing games, doing arts and crafts, being active with outside sports, watching movies, and much more. I can also help out with any light work that may need to get done around the house. I would be more than happy to help out by babysitting if needed.
Dorathia  H. - Seeking Work in San Marcos

14.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I have been helping raise children since I was 13. Was briefly legal guardian of my younger brother at 17. I was an emancipated minor at 17. I have been a mother for 11 years. And single for 8 of them. I enjou helping and taking care of families.
Jody T. - Seeking Work in San Marcos

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have raised my 4 children, also ran a Home Day Care, now care for my grandchildren and other children as needed.
Samantha W. - Seeking Work in San Marcos

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have spent many years caring for children and have been lucky enough to do so as my career for the past 2 years. I take care of the kids as well as offer homework help, cooking, cleaning and laundry.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in San Marcos, 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 San Marcos’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 San Marcos 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 San Marcos?
  • 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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