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Phoebe P. - Seeking Work in Ellicott City

Hourly rate17.14 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have A LOT of experience with children- especially babies and toddlers although I love kids of all ages. I have worked at a summer camp for kids. Also, I have been employed as a nanny for the two years for two awesome little boys. I am currently attending college to become a pediatric nurse. I have never had a problem getting along with a family or the kids. Children never fail to brighten my day.
Brianna N. - Seeking Work in Ellicott City

Hourly rate14.28 / hour

Full time babysitter for a 10-year-old boy and his 5-year-old sister for 3 years. I drove them to and from school. Once they began riding the school bus, I would put them on their buses in the mornings and I would get them off the bus in the afternoon. I watched them until their parents returned home from work around 7 p.m. My duties included driving them places, making them snacks and dinner, helping with homework, helping the daughter with viola practice (have past experience with the viola and violin), and helping the son with soccer and baseball practice, and numerous other duties. I have also helped neighbors multiple times when they needed a babysitter. Began babysitting for neighbors 4 years ago.
Alexa Q. - Seeking Work in Ellicott City

Hourly rate11.42 / hour

I have babysat and worked as a camp counselor since I was 14.I have handled children of all ages and truly do enjoy all children. I nannied for a little boy the summer after my Freshman year in college and found my job rewarding and enjoyable.
Kasey B. - Seeking Work in Ellicott City

Hourly rate20.00 / hour

I worked in a day care for two years. I was in charge of the well being and safety of children from 2 months of age to 12 years. I worked as a camp counselor this past summer for a well known and respected camp. I have also been babysitting for five years.I have been a Special Olympics swim coach for the past four years and am currently apart of Best Buddies. I am in college working towards becoming an elementary school teacher.
Kemyla B. - Seeking Work in Ellicott City

Hourly rate17.14 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I've been working with kids for a while now and I must say, I love it! Watching their development day by day is amazing. I took care of toodlers and also have experience with older kids. Last year I was the au pair of a 17 months little girl. I would feed her, put her to bed, play, drive her around, bath her, do the laundry and so on... Right now I'm taking care of 3 children,ages 4,8 and 10 years old. I basically do the same things, feed them, put them to bed, drive them around, play...
Aseye B. - Seeking Work in Ellicott City

Hourly rate20.00 / hour

Trained and put baby on schedule. Kept a detailed log sheet of baby's activity during the day Feeding, bathing, diapering, laundry, reading, out door activity, educational indoor games.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Ellicott City, 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 Ellicott City’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 Ellicott City 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 Ellicott City?
  • 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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