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Blanca V. - Seeking Work in Germantown

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I love children. My hopes as their nanny is to make a connection with the child/children so that they feel secure. As nannies we spend so much time with your child and I feel like we must provide excellence and a nurturing environment. I have many years of experience as a nanny having worked for a family for 7 years. I took care of their 2 beautiful children since they were born. I cared for them providing a safe, nourishing, educational environment while making sure they had fun because this is all kids really want, to have fun. This included fun games, field trips to the library, museums and parks. It is important to me that the kids are active, have arts and crafts time, and reading. Once the kids started school my duties included drooping them off and picking them up along with other after school activity or doctor's appointment. I enjoy making light snacks and meals for school lunch or breakfast/dinner while making sure the playing area stays clean and tidy. I have helped at the church taking care of the children while the parents attended church simultaneously for the past years. I ave excellent references with a clean driving record. I am a mother of 2 children ages 25 and 12 years old. I speak fluent Spanish and adore all animals (I have a Shih tzu).
Debora R. - Seeking Work in Germantown

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello! My name is Debora, Im 25 years old and im going to explain a little bit about my experience as a nanny and Psychologist. I´ve started to work with kids, since i was 20 years old. I used to work as Nanny in Brazil. My main activities were: - Takecare of 2 girls, aged 2 and 5. - Handle all transportation pick up and drop off of children. - Prepare and serve meals. - Organize their toys and make sure that everything is cleaned and organized. - Perform light houskeeping duties and run errands, including grocery shopping. - Help with homework. - Organize and create games to provide a good environment for the kids. I also worked in a School, and there i used to take care of children. My main activities were: - Help them with the homework and all their needs. - Organize fun and education games, read storybooks and plan outdoor activities. - Intervened during any disagreement, to guarantee that nothing bad happens and make sure that they had a good communication to solve the problem. - Meet with the parents once a month to discuss their behaviors, development and performance at school. After my graduation i started to work in my clinic as Psychologist - Specialized in children of all ages. I usually to attend childrens with aggressive behaviors, learning difficulty, sleeping problems, interpersonal relationship difficulties, limitations in vision, hearing, and dexterity. And also had meeting with the parents to understand more about their behavior and development, and to talk about their improvement during the therapy.
Theesa H. - Seeking Work in Germantown

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have four years of daycare experience and four years of live-in nanny experience with four young children between the ages of 0 (newborn) and eleven-years-old. During that time, I was responsible for their safety and happiness, including activity organization, school attendance, and conflict resolution. I worked closely with their mother in order to facilitate social and intellectual growth as well as perform daily tasks such as cooking and cleaning.
Thatiane B. - Seeking Work in Germantown

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have a great experience on the childcare business. I babysat for a family for almost 5 years and had my own home daycare for 4 years. I also work on the xx on the weekends, at kids birthday parties, doing ballon twisting, face painting, games and dances. I am a very creative person and have lot of energy! I love children! I am able to drive kids to appointments, assist with homework, and manage the daily schedule as it's requires! I don't smoke. Child safety certifications: 1st aid, CPR.
Charmaine N. - Seeking Work in Germantown

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

the first experience I got being around kids was my Grandmothers day care. I use to visit the day care center every now and then on school holidays. Then i took take of my cousin from her infant years till she was 5years old. Being around kids has always been a part of me. I then heard of being a Aupair. That`s when I decided to take my passion seriously. I took care of 4year old twins, a boy and a girl. I had a very good time with them, although we were not in the same page always but I must say, I learned a lot from them as much as they learned a lot from me too.
Emily S. - Seeking Work in Germantown

17.14 / hour

When it comes to children I have taken care of children informal and formal context. I started taking care of two children in 2012 9year old girl and a 14year old boy in Baltimore. Then in February I moved to Gaithersburg where I took care of a 3months old girl, 3.5 and 6year old boys. our day activities usually consisted of but not limited to, taking the kids outdoors, playing games, recreational activities, Doing laundry and light house cleaning, preparing daily meals, driving them to and back from school and for my part of doing safety checks. What I learned about children is that they need love, if you love them they will give you love back, I have a genuine interest in well being of children.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Germantown, OH?

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 Germantown’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 Germantown 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 Ohio?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Germantown?
  • 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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