Capitol Heights, MD
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Briara B. - Seeking Work in Capitol Heights

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

In high school I took 3 child development courses, where I learned how to work with all types of children. The course have me skills on how to teach children as well as provide the necessary care to and for them. I also have babysat children over the summer since I was about 15.
Tayshawn  J. - Seeking Work in Capitol Heights

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked in a daycare for 3-4 years caring for children, preparing lunch/ snack, I have created lesson plans so that the children can have a educational part of the day instead of play time all day. I love reading to children and keeping them safe and occupied.
Terris L. - Seeking Work in Capitol Heights

17.14 / hour

I wouldn't consider myself an official babysitter I mostly babysit families because I'm free and people would recommend me being as though I had a lot of experience with my younger siblings years ago and my relationship with kids period has also been great.
Paula G. - Seeking Work in Capitol Heights

11.42 / hour

I use to be a teacher i have a lot of experience with kids i teach kids infants and todlers i am a single mom with three kids
Victoria Y. - Seeking Work in Capitol Heights

22.85 / hour

I have been caring for my neices & nephew for eight years as well as my deaf four year old.
Valinda F. - Seeking Work in Capitol Heights

11.42 / hour

I've had babysitting jobs from teen-age until present. References upon request. Also have a 10 year old God-Daughter that I babysit almost 50% of my free time.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Capitol Heights, MD?

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 Capitol Heights’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 Capitol Heights 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 Maryland?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Capitol Heights?
  • 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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