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Rose S. - Seeking Work in Huntingtown

11.42 / hour

my sister had a baby a year ago that I watch often, so i am very familiar with newborns and one year olds!
Jessica B. - Seeking Work in Huntingtown

17.14 / hour

I am currently an elementary teacher and have been teaching for 7 years. I have a three year old son as well. I have been babysitting since I was a teenager.
Karen L. - Seeking Work in Huntingtown

17.14 / hour

worked with two kids, ages 2 & 4 for two years
Robyn  S. - Seeking Work in Huntingtown

9.25 / hour
3 yrs of experience

I am currently a rising senior at Huntingtown High School, I love working with children and have previously been a nanny for over three years now. My availability is open to whenever you need. After volunteering at Huntingtown elementary I gained experience with children with special needs and learned how to interact with varying age groups. Beyond just this experience I worked in a daycare the past summer with school age children through a summer camp environment. Thank you for your consideration I look foward to hearing from you!!
Thank you again,
Robyn Scher
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Huntingtown, 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 Huntingtown’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 Huntingtown 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 Huntingtown?
  • 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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