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Rebecca P. - Seeking Work in Sylmar

17.14 / hour

I have worked for a Child Development Center, primarily with infants, but helped with all ages ranging from 3 months to 6 years old. I loved that job and being with the children all day! I assisted with all duties including diaper changes, feeding, bottles, napping, play, playground safety, etc. I would love to have the opportunity to care for young children like this again. I also have worked for a daycare at 24 hour fitness and loved taking care of the children there, from ages 6 months to 12 years old. I helped them with homework, played with them, ensured safety, etc. Most recently, for the past 3 years, I have been doing in-home care for children and adults with autism, special-needs, handicaps, mental retardations, etc. Every single client has been different, and I have learned so much from that job. I do not have enough hours to work there, and the pay is not great, which is why I am looking for a new opportunity to work.
Helen G. - Seeking Work in Sylmar

14.28 / hour

I am a highly educated person in early childhood education field. I have been preschool teacher all my life. I love kids and I am very sensitive to their needs. I support a child to have social/emotional, physical and cognitive growth. Healthy nutrition and kids health and safety is my priority. I do get on the floor and play with kids. I personally believe that Play is a child's job.
Sonia L. - Seeking Work in Sylmar

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked for very busy families as a full charge nanny, I travel,house management, been on charge of the kids full time,school meetings.Dr. apoments,and many other activities. I have also work with kids of all ages so I'm supper ready to take any job put there.
Alexandra T. - Seeking Work in Sylmar

17.14 / hour

I have cared for many little cousins, nephews and nieces. I have also voluntarily helped my Aunt who is an actual nanny with many years of experience care for the children she was a nanny to.
Jennifer F. - Seeking Work in Sylmar

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello my name is Jennifer and I have experience in taking care of 7 kids at the same time they were my nieces . the ages were 9 months,2 years,5 year's , 7 yes,9yrs and two 15 yes. I love being active with the kids doing art and reading, playtime ,nap time ,and outdoor activities
Marlene V. - Seeking Work in Sylmar

14.28 / hour

Since I was little I helped raise and babysit my sister and many of her friends. I've babysat from infants to teenagers. I also worked as a nanny for a family who has 2 kids for almost 3 years. I feel that I have done a great job and have created great relationships with the kids as well as their parents.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Sylmar, 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 Sylmar’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 Sylmar 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 Sylmar?
  • 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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