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Silivia L. - Seeking Work in Covington

9.00 / hour
4 yrs of experience

Hello, my name is Silivia and I currently am a Headstart teacher. I work with 1 and 2 year olds daily and I would love and enjoy working with your children as well. My past experience included being a loving nanny to a AWESOME 4 year old. He is now 8 years old. I was his nanny up until his 8th birthday. I am very familiar with young children and look forward to meeting yours.
Samantha  B. - Seeking Work in Covington

7.25 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hi! I have been a big sister since I was about 5 years old and have been a built in babysitter for my parents my whole life. I've always been a big part of my younger sibling's life which has offered me many babysitting jobs in the past. I too myself had a nanny growing up who I still look up to therefore I have a pretty good idea of what a child is looking for in a nanny.
Cherrie K. - Seeking Work in Covington

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
10 yrs of experience

Alaine B. - Seeking Work in Covington

8.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I am a mother of 5 children 3 girls and 2 boys , I am currently a substitute teacher for two school districts and have been for 6 yrs . I am a good cook and house keeper , if that is needed . Only consern is distance from you and amount being paid
Alexis A. - Seeking Work in Covington

7.25 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

My name is alexis im 19 years old , i really love children . I have alot of brother and sisters , ive baby sit before with my auntie and i volunteered at ceep camp .
Mckenzie S. - Seeking Work in Covington

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Covington, VA?

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 Covington’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 Covington 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 Virgínia?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Covington?
  • 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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