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Amy T. - Seeking Work in Damascus

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I babysat through my high school years and coached Cheerleading teams for girls ages 8-12. After graduating from College with a Bachelors in Psychology I worked as a Para-educator for one year before relocating to South Carolina. I started working at an Clinic and became an Applied Behavior Analysis Therapist. I have worked with children ages 2-11 and have worked with typical developing children and special needs children. I truly love working with children and would like to continue when I move back to Maryland.
Kirstin N. - Seeking Work in Damascus

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

My nephew lived with me for the first 18 months, which gave me daily hands on experience including many days of babysitting. I still watch him occasionally as he just turned four. I have babysat for numerous families with multiple children ages ranging from infants to nine years old. I am comfortable with multiple children of different ages.
Natyah C. - Seeking Work in Damascus

9.25 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hi im natyah my nick name is tinky .from the looks of it yu guys might think im not qualified but i am i watch my nephew and my little cuzzins both the same age i think it would be good having me as a nanny becuz i love kids and i love watching kids
Janissa G. - Seeking Work in Damascus

14.28 / hour

I have over 4 to 5 years of experience with all ages, from infants to pre teens. I'm patient, caring, reliable, responsible, respectful, easy going,and I love to play with children!
Katelyn K. - Seeking Work in Damascus

11.42 / hour

I have worked in childcare for 8 years. I have babysat and have been a nanny for several families within the last couple of years. I have worked for Montgomery county public schools for 3 years in their pre-school program. I am also in the process of receiving my Masters degree in early-childhood education at Towson University.
Diane O. - Seeking Work in Damascus

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Worked for xx for 10 years 9 as a teacher 1 as Asst Director. Before that I had my own child care business for almost 3 years.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Damascus, OR?

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 Damascus’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 Damascus 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 Oregon?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Damascus?
  • 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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