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Ashley W. - Seeking Work in Oxford

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Career nanny with 6 years experience. Professional, sweet, caring, creative, responsible, and great sense of humor. Experience with infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children. Some college, working towards Associate's in Early Childhood Education. Long-term goal for education is to obtain Master's in Early Childhood Special Education. Not currently CPR/First Aid certified, but willing to do so. Willing to do light housekeeping, errands, driving, and anything related to childcare. I'm an active nanny who have enjoyed working with children of all ages! I love to keep the children I work with safe, engaged, and healthy
Jennifer S. - Seeking Work in Oxford

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a nanny both live-in and live-out for 14 years and I also worked in infant rooms in daycares.
Tamika F. - Seeking Work in Oxford

20.00 / hour

Well, besides having three childern of my own. I work at a childcare facility for five years.
Lyndsie L. - Seeking Work in Oxford

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

hi there! my name is Lyndsie. I am 25 years old. I am currently a stay at home single mother of a 3 year old. she is in daycare part time right now but when I get a job she will be in daycare full time. I have been watching, taking care of children since I was in middle school. when I was in high school I was a teacher for an after school program for about 5 years for 1st and 2nd grade. after that I worked as head teacher for infants at kindercare and also was an assistant teacher for 2 year olds. after xx I worked at xx for 3 years. I am looking for a full time long position with a family. I am very energetic and hands on. I love arts and crafts and having the child reach their milestones.
Stephanie R. - Seeking Work in Oxford

17.14 / hour

I have worked for a day care and summer camp since February of 2012. I have worked with children from preschool age up to 6th grade. I have worked with large groups of 10-20 children.
Brianna G. - Seeking Work in Oxford

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 7 younger sibling I helped to raise and had several babysitting jobs throughout high school/college and also worked at a daycare for 2 years
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Oxford, ME?

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 Oxford’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 Oxford 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 Maine?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Oxford?
  • 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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