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Erika B. - Seeking Work in Dover

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny for the past twelve years. I have worked with several families and enjoyed doing so. I have worked with ages newborn to teens, with newborn to age 10 being my most experience.
Danielle J. - Seeking Work in Dover

22.85 / hour

I began babysitting when I was 9 years old. I was a substitute teacher at age 22. I have been a licensed child care provider for more than 11 years.
Emily H. - Seeking Work in Dover

17.14 / hour

I have 14 years of experience.I became a mothers helper at the age of ten.I have been babysitting ever since for different families.I would cook meals,play with the kids,teach them and sometimes light cleaning around the house.
Lisa R. - Seeking Work in Dover

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

Hi, my husband and I have been married for almost 35 years and I stayed at home with our three children. Our oldest is 28 and the youngest is almost 23. I raised my children and now they are all either married, expecting a child or involved with someone. I've been a nanny for 4 families. I'm presently with a family who moved to Ohio for a job. Their little boy is now 15 months old and I've been with him since 3 months. I've worked for a family with twin girls from 6 weeks to 3 1/2 before going into daycare. I was able to be at home with our children and if you're not able to be at home, I would love to help you if I can. I enjoy doing arts and crafts, baking as well as reading, going to parks, going on walks or just watching them learn and advance at every stage of life. We were looking at moving to Delaware in 2020 but because of my current family dilemma that I'm working for, our timeline has been moved up. I would love to talk with you and see if I'm a good fit. Lisa
Diandra  R. - Seeking Work in Dover

13.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I love kids I enjoy being around all children and making sure they are in the best of care. I believe you only become a child once and you should enjoy it and have the healthiest care growing up and be surrounding by people who love you.
Emani P. - Seeking Work in Dover

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

My Name Is Emani I am 18 years old I have a 6-month-old son I been doing babysitting jobs for about 2 years now I love kids, . I would love the opportunity to be the caretaker for your children.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Dover, PA?

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 Dover’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 Dover 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 Pennsylvania?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Dover?
  • 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?