Felton, DE
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Kaylin E. - Seeking Work in Felton

Hourly rate12.00 / hour
Years of childcare experience1 yrs of experience

Hello, my name is Kaylin and I am 18 years old, I am currently in my first year of college to become a social worker. I love crafts, puzzles/games, reading, and being outdoors. I am currently in the process of moving to Felton, DE and will be there by the beginning of June. I am also CPR/AED certified. I am currently employed by a family but due to relocation I am seeking new employment. I will partake in light housekeeping if needed such as cleaning up after meals, washing children's dishes and cleaning up toys. I have many years of experience watching children, but few of those years were paid. I have been with the family I am currently employed by for about a year.
Loretta L. - Seeking Work in Felton

Hourly rate10.00 / hour
Years of childcare experience< 1 yr of experience

I am a parent of two children, My children is my whole world. So as being a parent I have experience taking care of children. I would take care of your children if they were my own. I enjoy and love kids they are special in their own way. You donot have to worry because your children are in safe hands with me. I am a honest, loving, caring, and very dependable person.
Catherine C. - Seeking Work in Felton

Hourly rate10.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience7 yrs of experience

My name is Catherine. I was a CNA/CHHA for over 35 Yrs. Had a home daycare for 12 years. Raised 6 children of my own and now I have 16 grandchildren.
Courtney P. - Seeking Work in Felton

Hourly rate9.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience8 yrs of experience

I love kids I'm a family person I'm all about helping others I also enjoy learning as I learn the child and what they need an want.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Felton, 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 Felton’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 Felton 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 Felton?
  • 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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