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Patricia S. - Seeking Work in Claymont

17.14 / hour

I was a medical assistant for 18 years until my first child was born. I possess valuable medical abilities. I am currently a stay at home mom with school age children. I have babysat for many family and friends over the years. I am comfortable helping with homework, light housekeeping, cooking and pet care.
Jenaee M. - Seeking Work in Claymont

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked as a childcare provider at xx. I held an assistant teacher position in a two year old room as well as a floater for the infant and school age room. I have babysat for 10 years for children ranging from the ages of infant to teenagers. I was a part-time nanny this summer for a 13 year old and a three year old. I have also worked at after school programs with school-aged children.
Kathleen M. - Seeking Work in Claymont

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have over 15 years of child care experience. I've worked with newborns, toddlers, school age children and pre-teen. I am CPR and First Aid certified. I also have a certificate in disability awareness. I can provide relevant references. I can clear a drug and child abuse screening.
LaTanya A. - Seeking Work in Claymont

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I'm currently working part time with a family with 2 boys ages 6&4. Previously I was with a family of 2 boys. We went on many outings and had lots of fun. We read and did many different arts and crafts
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Claymont, 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 Claymont’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 Claymont 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 Claymont?
  • 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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