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Patricia M. - Seeking Work in Edwards

14.28 / hour

Patricia’s experience with kids runs from her first employment until the present moment. She has always relished children’s sincerity and spontaneity. Patricia traveled to Thailand to teach at an elementary school, was a lead teacher/supervisor for preschool for seven years, nannied and babysat at the Hyatt Hotel from 1999-2010. Currently she works in Vail, Colorado at xx as a preschool teacher. The school bases their curriculum on the Reggio Emilia approach which was established in Italy. This form of education celebrates following the children’s interests in a self guided curriculum. As a preschool teacher, she discovered her passion to provide a positive and comfortable experience for students. In a safe and harmonious space, she believes self-esteem inevitably flourishes and therefore success. Visiting Thailand she had an opportunity to impact the lives of less privileged students. By employing alternative teaching methods, Patricia was able to empower students to develop their own standpoints. Having traveled in Thailand helped her be an adaptable individual who can work with a wide array of students. She embraced a culture that was unfamiliar with enthusiasm. Her experiences abroad have augmented her open-minded attitudes. She has interned in Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 4th grade. Her approach to education celebrates close relationships with students, while determining their specific learning needs. Patricia enjoys taking care of children of all ages, from nurturing the little infants to hanging with the older children playing board games, hiking, ice skating, embarking on imaginative play adventures, and indulging in art projects. She always brings an activity bag to make a child’s time more enriching. She is a curious individual who thrives on new experiences and people. Traveling is a huge part of her life she has visited Europe, South America, Canada, and South East Asia. She finds it captivating to study an array of cultures. Patricia intends to make each child’s experience memorable while she cares for them. First and foremost she will attend to each child’s vision of what they would like to do. Imagination and spontaneity. will be woven into all the activities. She will preserve close communication with parents aligning rules and routines with what is practiced at home.
Amy M. - Seeking Work in Edwards

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

25+ years Nanny/House managing experience in 4 states. Past owner of licensed in-home daycare/preschool, para-educator in both public and private schools. Currently traveling Nanny for a family in Missouri on an as-needed basis.
Marie "ReCe " C. - Seeking Work in Edwards

22.85 / hour

I have worked with children as an educator, ski instructor and camp counselor for 36 years
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Edwards, 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 Edwards’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 Edwards 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 Edwards?
  • 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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