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Nancy Z. - Seeking Work in Thousand Oaks

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have found I only want to teach online in the evenings, I have been nannying for almost 8 years now and then have had two accounting positions. In terms of my happiness being with children and teaching online is optimal. I simply missed the joy and softness of chilren in my life and balance is very important. Life is about being happy not about strugling in the corporate world. My experience is with newborns to about 10 years old, though the younger age group is my favorite. It seems I have a special touch with infants and toddlers though older tikes are fine with me too. I love children and having them in my life balances out my world. Dogs are wonderfull have one of my own, but I am allergic to cats.
Julie F. - Seeking Work in Thousand Oaks

12.32 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny for several years. I have a background in child development and I have worked as a preschool and Montessori teacher also. I have raised 4 great children and my personality is very patient and nurturing but I can be firm as needed. I love small children and have always been surrounded by them. I'm understanding and flexible and a great listener
Emily D. - Seeking Work in Thousand Oaks

11.88 / hour

I was the childcare provider at my family church for 4 years. I was also a nanny for a family for a little over a year until the commute (one hour) became too much.
Robbin J. - Seeking Work in Thousand Oaks

11.44 / hour
Full-time hours

I raised two boys, owned a dance school, got a teaching degree, taught children for over 15 years, and been involved with a few families as their nanny for over 7 years. I have excellent references!
Vanessa E. - Seeking Work in Thousand Oaks

14.00 / hour
4 yrs of experience

I've worked with children for over 8 years now. I love it! Especially working with infants and toddlers. Besides being a nanny, I am also a preschool teacher (mainly working in the infant/toddler classrooms) so I love to incorporate plenty of educational play into my time with your child. I have many units in early childhood education and am CPR and First Aide qualified from infant to adults. Aside from being both a nanny and a preschool teacher, I am above all, a mother of my own 3 children. I believe it's important not only to meet the needs of the child but the family as well. Becoming a team with parents. Building a relationship with the entire family means so much to me. Hope to hear from you soon!
Caterina H. - Seeking Work in Thousand Oaks

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
13 yrs of experience

I have over 13 years experience operating preschools and aftershool programs. Meeting the child's needs and the parents is my goal from the start. I love creative hands on experiences. (Arts, music, sports)
I keep the environment I am in very clean. So although we will make a mess, it will always be cleaned up. Great at cooking, and incorporating a teaching moment into meals. I can't wait to meet your precious one!
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The Mueller Family - Hiring in Thousand Oaks
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with Jasmin B.
20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 child

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Thousand Oaks, 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 Thousand Oaks’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 Thousand Oaks 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 Thousand Oaks?
  • 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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