Sandpoint, ID
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Brook W. - Seeking Work in Sandpoint

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I've really only had wonderful experiences with children! I have been babysitting since I was about eleven! (The neighbors used to hire me to watch the kids during the day!) When I turned sixteen I was hired to work in a daycare at a local ski resort, and I worked there in the winter seasons for two years! While a daycare employee, I worked with kids aged infant through age six and I had an absolute blast playing with the children, helping make lunch and getting the kids ready for ski lessons! I also was able to work with a family for three consecutive summers as a nanny for twin boys! This was another wonderful experience for me! The boys were eleven when I started working with them, and thirteen when they decided they were old enough not to need a nanny. With the boys most of my work was keeping them active and having a fun summer-- we went swimming, went on runs and bike rides! I also made lunches and occasionally breakfasts and dinners for the boys, and helped tutor them while they worked on summer homework. On the note of tutoring, I have worked as a tutor since I was about sixteen! I have tutored mathematics up to high school calculus, some science, high school Spanish, and English up to high school as well.
Sue M. - Seeking Work in Sandpoint

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

I have ran my own child care facility for 14 years taking care of upwards of 6+ children. I have EXCELLENT references!
Marianne W. - Seeking Work in Sandpoint

14.28 / hour

I was the third child in a large family. Growing up I had many responsibilities including caring for my younger siblings. I have extensive experience working with children in groups and one on one. I have been a valunteer third grade assistant in a private school. I also have a small back ground in music training for young children.I have worked as a doula / birth attendant along side a midwife and have had extensive experience with newborns. I love working with children and am committed to providing your child with positive and safe care along with stimulating their own creativity.
Josie G. - Seeking Work in Sandpoint

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Sandpoint, ID?

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 Sandpoint’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 Sandpoint 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 Idaho?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Sandpoint?
  • 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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