Hockessin, DE
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Courtney B. - Seeking Work in Hockessin

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked for a few different child care facilities as well as a private nanny for three different families. Each experience different in their own way. I have worked with multiples as well as large families and infants start as young as 6 weeks old.
Olivia A. - Seeking Work in Hockessin

14.28 / hour

I've grown up with multilple siblings and have been a babysitter for neighbors throughout high school.
Anne W. - Seeking Work in Hockessin

8.82 / hour

For the past four years I have been full or part time nanny for many families local to the northern delaware area. I have done all kinds of jobs such a after/ before care, overnight and the occasional date night sitter. I also have experience in working with children with disabilities both physical and intellectual.
Melissa M. - Seeking Work in Hockessin

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been blessed with great families and children to work for. I have had a wonderful time with the children and plan to stay in touch with them since they are in the school district I work for.
Julie S. - Seeking Work in Hockessin

22.85 / hour

I have been babysitting since I was thirteen years old and love kids! I have babysat a wide range of ages and personalities and feel very comfortable with children and their families.
Cynthia  J. - Seeking Work in Hockessin

22.85 / hour

I am a mother of four. I have also cared for numerous children over the years.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Hockessin, 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 Hockessin’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 Hockessin 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 Hockessin?
  • 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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