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Mallory P. - Seeking Work in Durango

22.85 / hour

I have experience in babysitting, I have done 3 internships at elementary schools with 1st, 2nd and 4th grade students, worked at the after school program at the elementary for one year and a half- ages 5-12, and have worked with a kids summer camp.
Jill S. - Seeking Work in Durango

14.28 / hour

Certified foster parent 3 years, in-home day care 1 year, adoptive parent 21 years, professional nanny 5 years
Michele R. - Seeking Work in Durango

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a Nanny for over 15 delightful years. I have been blessed to spend my days with little ones from newborns to teens and have adored every child I have had the pleasure of working with. I am also a dance and yoga teacher for children ages 1-7 years.
Ciara S. - Seeking Work in Durango

11.42 / hour

Ive been babysitting for 6 years. I was a part time nanny for 3 little girls ages 12, 8, and 4 for three years in high school. Ive also babysat for younger kids as young as 1-12. I also grew up taking care of my brother who is 7 years younger then me. I have many references from babysitting.
Emily K. - Seeking Work in Durango

14.28 / hour

I have been around kids my whole life.i have a certificate in childcare and I start school to be a preschool teacher in October. Children cling to me right away
Ashton E. - Seeking Work in Durango

22.85 / hour

I've worked with kids from all ages. My senior year of high school I was a teacher cadet for special needs classes.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Durango, 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 Durango’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 Durango 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 Durango?
  • 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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