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Katrina H. - Seeking Work in Derwood

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello, Parents! I am a very experienced, loving, patient and energetic nanny! I have great references, if you would like to hear from them. I am 26 years old and studying to become an elementary school PE teacher. I have been a nanny for 10 years and have taken care of infants (including twins), 4 kids at a time, and kids of age up to 12 years old. I have done 4 mission trips to third world countries in order to work, help, teach and play with orphans, children that went through abuse, and children who are in need. Please let me know if you have any questions or would like to talk. I look forward to hear from you! Thank you! -Katrina
Patricia P. - Seeking Work in Derwood

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny for over 20 years. I have taken care of newborns, toddlers and older kids as well. I am CPR, FIRST AID CERTIFIED and also took the SIDS class. I am responsible, honest, trustworthy, reliable respectful adult who likes taking care of kids.
Liana O. - Seeking Work in Derwood

20.00 / hour

I have over 11 years of experience caring for infants, toddlers, and children. My responsibilities included feeding, dressing, changing diapers, taking for walks, playing, comforting, and medicating according to parent's instructions. I began as a mother's helper at age 11 and began solo babysitting for children at age of 13 and have done it ever since. I also took child care classes at Frederick Community College and attended child care training sessions.
Raquel S. - Seeking Work in Derwood

17.14 / hour

I used to have a Day care center for 6 years, in my present job I was taking care of a girl since she was a year old, now she is five and going to preschool. Im still working with them picking her up from school but I want to work more hours. I been working with kids since I arrived to this country back in 1984.
Agnes N. - Seeking Work in Derwood

18.00 / hour
Full-time hours
3 yrs of experience

I am a mother of one. 2 years old now. I am passionate for children. Atleast my desire is to see all children leave their young developmental age happy and healthy. I am very easy going, hardworking, honest, caring ,and loving. Patience is my weapon in all situations. I can go on and on. I know I am a decent human being.
Vajira P. - Seeking Work in Derwood

20.00 / hour

More than 20+ years of working with infant to age 7. Best reference available upon request
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Derwood, 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 Derwood’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 Derwood 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 Derwood?
  • 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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