Bear, DE
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Bear, DE Nannies

Briana B. - Seeking Work in Bear

14.28 / hour

I have worked with children since I was 14 years old. I interned in a daycare facility this year and briefly worked as a part-time lead teacher for the two year old class. I volunteered for a year reading to three year old children. And I cared for four children aged infant to 10 as a part time babysitter for 6 years. I was also an assistant teacher for the 2-5 year olds at a weekend Chinese retreat. I am currently working as the Assistant Teacher for the 5-10 year olds class.
Amy S. - Seeking Work in Bear

12.00 / hour
5 yrs of experience

I have worked with kids for about 6 years off and on. My mother ran a daycare when i was younger. I worked with kids at the newark boys and girls club age range 5-17 and coached soccer. I currently worked at kids first swim school since march 2015 as a lifeguard,swim instructor, and assistant manager. Im currently on maturnity leave from being a swim instructor and since my leave i need to bring my 8 month old daughter and i needed to off by 3:30 to get my other daughter from school and husband from work. But i can start 7:45-3:30
Gail Y. - Seeking Work in Bear

22.85 / hour

HAVE 2 GROWN CHILDREN, TAUGHT 4-5 YR. OLDS, WAS NANNY FOR TWIN INFANTS, HAVE BABYSAT ON & OFF SINCE A TEENAGER, WAS AN ESTATE MANAGER/HOUSECLEANER /Have taught pre-k over 6 years /Have been background checked/finger-printed/just renewed first-aid/CPR
Tonya R. - Seeking Work in Bear

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have own my own daycare for 13 yrs. Before I started my business I was a nanny for 4yrs. one family and thenci worked with a family for 2yrs and I took my oldest son with me I cooked light housecleaning took children to activites. As well as family pet. I also was a head teacher in motgomery county I had two assistants we had 21 students that I taught. I also went to school for early childhood education
Saber L. - Seeking Work in Bear

14.28 / hour

I worked in a private boarding school dorm setting with 550+ students. Interacted with students, supervised evening activities. Monitored bedtime and wake up times. Helped with homework when needed. Maintained curfews. Chaperoned field trips. Prior to that I worked in a pediatric dental office servicing children ages 2-17 with or without handicaps.
Amy R. - Seeking Work in Bear

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Currently working as a nanny taking care of 4 children(2, 5, 9, 13). I've been with this family for 2 years now. Before that I worked for another family taking care of 1 infant. Worked in 3 different day care. Have worked with ages 0 - 13.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Bear, DE?

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 Bear’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 Bear 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 Delaware?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Bear?
  • 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?