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Jennifer E. - Seeking Work in Washington D.C.

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I've been a nanny for 9 years this October, and consider this to be my profession. The majority of my experience is with infants and toddlers(multiples) but I am open to all sorts of new challenges. In the future I'd love to do senior care, but for now my focus is with childcare.
Reyna I. - Seeking Work in Washington D.C.

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been working with infants and toddlers for the last 2.5 years, and I love the experience. I am currently working as a teacher assistant. Also I have been taking trainings about child development.
Divalizeth M. - Seeking Work in Washington D.C.

14.28 / hour

I have two years of experience caring for children and also I have my daughter 12 years. I love the kids and I think the important thing in this job is to be a cheerful, good attitude and patience to learn from them and especially to know in order to understand and care for them very well. Addition to my practice, every family is different and each child also.
Shemsa T. - Seeking Work in Washington D.C.

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I am currently taking care of 2 adorable boys. 2,5 and 4,5years old ,It is two years and half that I am with them now and I have to look for a full time job because they are going to school full time .it was a great experience in a wonderful family .
Paula Q. - Seeking Work in Washington D.C.

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello, My name is Paula Quinteros and I am 31 years old, also a US citizen and bilingual(English-Spanish). I am a registered nurse but not planning to work as one for the next two or three years while I validate my career in the US. I have a great experience with my own son who is about to turn 4 in February, I also helped raised my cousin's son since he was born and last year I worked for a family taking care for their baby boy who was one year old by that time. I also worked for another family ocasionally babysitting their 2 year old boy. Both families live in D.C and would be willing to talk with you for references. I can guarantee that I will do everything I can to provide an excellent care for your child(children). I am a responsible, loving, caring and honest person. I have learned to be very patient with kids and I like to play with them inside, outside, read to them, sing, draw, paint, make art crafts, take trips to the park, the library and much more. I also live in D.C. Looking foward to meeting with you.
Ebony P. - Seeking Work in Washington D.C.

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

• Managed children’s supplies and daily essentials • Built lesson plans for students • Assisted with daily naps • Assisted with potty training • Supervised children to ensure their safety and basic needs are met • Monitored food allergies • Maintained breakfast and lunch schedules • Worked with children between the ages of 1 and 2 years of age • Thoroughly cleaned the child care room to ensure that the floors and areas were appropriate and safe • Attended appropriate meetings with staff and supervisors as necessary
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Washington, D.C., VA?

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 Washington, D.C.’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 Washington, D.C. 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 Virgínia?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Washington, D.C.?
  • 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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