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Andrea B. - Seeking Work in Wheat Ridge

Hourly rate11.21 / hour

In the past summers as a nanny, I would take the children to the zoo, museums, water parks, local pools, parks etc. I would also find time to work on school work, such as: reading, writing, and math. I have also dropped and picked children up from different camps. I have prepared meals fo the children also.
Jana B. - Seeking Work in Wheat Ridge

Hourly rate14.28 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I cared for children when I was a stay at home mom. I was caring for two boys recently but couple split up.Please take a look at my profile and see if I would be someone you might consider. Thank you.
Samantha W. - Seeking Work in Wheat Ridge

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I work with four boys ages 5 to 13 and they all started school this year! I do a lot of the household work laundry, cleaning, cooking! Shopping! It's a blast but not needed full time!
Katlin A. - Seeking Work in Wheat Ridge

Hourly rate17.14 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have worked in childcare for most of my life whether it be babysitting, camp counsilor, or dance coach. I also have over two and a half years of experience working in daycares with all ages of children
Lynda - Seeking Work in Wheat Ridge

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I have been babysitting my sisters and children in the neighborhood since I was fourteen, and I was a nanny in 2007 for about two months. I am used to cooking, cleaning, etc.- all the things that comes with watching kids.
Tillie - Seeking Work in Wheat Ridge

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I have a TON of experience with pretty much any age, and all my references would give you rave reviews about myself!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Wheat Ridge, 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 Wheat Ridge’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 Wheat Ridge 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 Wheat Ridge?
  • 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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