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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.
Andrea B. - Seeking Work in Oxford

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a nanny for 5 years before having two children and continued to babysit during that time.
Laura F. - Seeking Work in Oxford

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 3 children, a boy 20, and two girls 14 and 15. I have also done a lot of babysitting for family and friends over the years. In my previous job I cared for disabled adolescents.
Marcia - Seeking Work in Oxford

22.85 / hour

hello! my name is marcia, i am a 55 year old mother of 4 beautiful grown daughters. i have worked with all types of children, in various educational and caregiving settings. After college I worked at the South Carolina School for the deaf and blind as a physical education teacher, then I was a stay at home mom for 25 years until my kids were all grown, and I rejoined the work force. At that point I began working with adults and childrens with disabilities, and now work in the public school system in special education.
Lindsay - Seeking Work in Oxford

22.85 / hour

I have babysat for 5 years for several families. I also have two younger sisters who I have had experience with growing up. I love kids and I enjoy taking care of them and making sure that they are having fun while being safe. I am very responsible and generous when it comes to childcare.
Megan - Seeking Work in Oxford

22.85 / hour

i have been providing childcare since i was ten years old. I started as a mother's helper with two infants. I love working with young children. I have mostly infant to 5 year old experience. I have worked as a babysitter for an austic child and have a good educational background on behavior disorders. I also have worked with physical therapists and speech therapists in a preschool.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Oxford, MD?

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 Maryland?
  • 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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