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Estela S. - Seeking Work in Centennial

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Before working for the past 10 months for a big family in Aurora (2,8,13,16),I worked as an Au Pair for this lovely family from January 2009 to September 2010 and I got back to work for them from December(2013)to April (2014), it means I have over two years experience spending 45h/week taking care of two kids (and now a 18 months baby too) and it has been pretty nice. When I started it kids were 3 and 5, now they are 8 and 9 and the toddler is now my major responsibility. I had a experience in Colorado babysitting a one month baby during 2 months, a Sensory Processing Disorder boy and 2 months experience being an 13 months old boy nanny back in 2010. In Brazil I used to be a babysitter since I was 12, especially for the kids of the Church I used to go and also neighbors and families/friends. My experience goes from newborns to teenagers. I worked with recreation to a kids' birthday place and on my last year of College (2011) I was a language teacher teaching kindergartners (3-5 years old) and Middle School students (9-15 years old). In 2012 and 2013 I was a Spanish and English teacher for a language school and taught students from 9 to 65 hears old. I got my degree in Literature, Language and Education, it helps me to have more experience with kids and develop my skills with them, since I'm planning on keep being a teacher when I get back to Brazil.
Stephanie d. - Seeking Work in Centennial

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have my B.S. degree from Auburn University in Human Development and Family Studies, with a concentration in infants, toddlers, and pre-school. I just completed my internship at a Center in Birmingham, AL. I finished with an A and a job offer. I had an amazing time here with the children and the center informed me they were very impressed. I was offered a teaching job at the end of my internship, but turned it down because I do not want to live in Birmingham. The parents of the children I taught spoke to the directors and been very complementive of me. I have babysit 4 of my students multiple times. The two main classrooms that I was placed in were 4-10 month olds and 18-24 months old. The center has children ranging from 4 week olds to 5 year olds. I have floated around and spent time with all of the age groups. I spent the majority of my 450 hours with the almost 2 year olds (my concentration for my degree is infants and toddlers). I have also experienced teaching 3 and 4 year olds from the AUELC. Prior to my internship, I was nannying a 6 month old girl until she was 14 months, when I had to leave for my internship. I was also teaching English to a number of Korean students aged 2-6 years old. I am familiar with travelling (I lived overseas for 10+ years).
KIm Z. - Seeking Work in Centennial

22.85 / hour

I started babysitting when I was able to at 12, and then from there at 15 I worked at a before and after care at my local elementary school. I worked with ages 6-10 year old children, I helped with homework and creating activities for the children. I was a live-in nanny for a 10-month old girl and a 4 year old boy. I took the 4 year old to school and helped take him to his extra curricular activities. I came up with activities for the 10-month old while the 4 year old was at school. I have worked at a couple preschools and made lesson plans for the children and the classroom. I was a nanny for an 8 month old in Seattle, Washington for almost 2 years, I taught her colors, shapes, ABC's, how to use her words when asking for something.
Shelby T. - Seeking Work in Centennial

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have always loved children ever since I was little. When I was 12 I began babysitting I babysit occasionally here and there. I am group lead qualified with all my early childhood classes. I have an infant and toddler certificate and also am an INS ( infant nursery supervisor ). I've worked in child care for four years. I was a nanny to three lovely children for one summer. While in school I worked for a infant and toddler center my favorite ages are 6 weeks to 24 months of age. I currently work in a child care. And have been at this center for a year and a half.
Kyra R. - Seeking Work in Centennial

22.85 / hour

I previously was responsible for full time care of a 2 year old.boy from the time he was 6 months. Responsibilities including getting him up and dressed in the morning, feeding, and putting him down for naps and the night. I am currently a part time nanny to two children a six year old girl and an eight year old boy. Responsibilities include walking them home from school, helping with homework, feeding them dinner, helping with bedtime routine and putting them to bed.
Lynda C. - Seeking Work in Centennial

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I started working with an infant on my first nanny job and by the time she was 3 and a half she was reading at a first grade level and doing first grade math. I also worked with an Autistic boy for over a year. My experience in the child care business has been so rewarding and a lot of fun.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Centennial, CO?

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 Centennial’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 Centennial 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 Colorado?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Centennial?
  • 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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