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Dignora B. - Seeking Work in South Boston

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I been working with kids from new bon to 4 yrs
Shannon M. - Seeking Work in South Boston

11.22 / hour

I have had past experience with working with Infants and toddlers. I worked at a daycare in Milton for a year. I also worked at a daycare in Marshfield temporarily doing activities with young children. I love to see kids having a good time. I enjoy reading, playing, watching tv, and doing learning activities with children and seeing them smile.
Mollie D. - Seeking Work in South Boston

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been working with children and families since I was 12 years old. I was first a mother's helper and then began babysitting and nannying. I have a passion for caring for children and I am currently a teaching assistant with an EEC Certification as well as CPR & First Aid.
Nicole G. - Seeking Work in South Boston

22.85 / hour

I worked for xx childcare company for five years as an infant teacher. I am currently a nanny and have been with the same family for the last seven years.
Ileana B. - Seeking Work in South Boston

12.54 / hour

I have not babysat for money, but I have worked in after-school programs and coached soccer.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in South Boston, 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 South Boston’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 South Boston 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 South Boston?
  • 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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