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Ashleigh K. - Seeking Work in Gretna

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

Hi! My name's Ashleigh. I'm 21 years old and I love children. In my teen years I've worked as a volunteer in a few nurseries and was also a babysitter for children and infants between the ages of newborns to 14 years old and I loved every minute of it. Since then I decided to explore my other options for jobs but I keep coming back with the strive to work with children. I love to bring projects and games for us to play and learn new things together. I'm also a big animal lover so pets are definitely ok with me! You can ask me anything you'd like and I have plenty of references that would give you many great stories from my time working with their children. I hope to hear from you soon!!
Keon T. - Seeking Work in Gretna

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
7 yrs of experience

Shakayla R. - Seeking Work in Gretna

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat for family and really close family friends and worked as a camp counselor for one summer. Never had any complaints from a parent.
Lauren  M. - Seeking Work in Gretna

14.00 / hour
5 yrs of experience

I am a very fun and understanding nanny. I can relate to the children and definitely help them play or learn.
I have experience with helping my mom with my blind sister.
During high school, I took medical classes and was CPR certified.
Brittany W. - Seeking Work in Gretna

7.25 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I am a high school graduate. I have other experience with children such as my own child I love being a mother, I am available any time of any day and I am fluent in English.
Alec J. - Seeking Work in Gretna

18.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Gretna, 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 Gretna’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 Gretna 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 Gretna?
  • 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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