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Chevelle C. - Seeking Work in Hyattsville

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I ‘am 51 years old, and have done nanny and private childcare exclusively for the past 17 years plus . I have also served a nurse’s aide for a numbers of years before going into the childcare field. I worked in 2006 to 2007, where I took care of their 3 month old baby boy (Max). I was responsible for taking him to the doctor’s appointments and play groups as required by them. I also performed light house duties and did their child’s laundry as needed. Their financial situation necessitated their son’s move to daycare, but I can still provide you with a reference letter from them as well as my prior employer before them, they moved to North Carolina in 2008 but I still have my l letter of recommendation. Please allow me to introduce myself to your family and express my interest in the Nanny position you recently posted. I also served as Nanny to a family of Davidsonville, MD. For the past 10 years plus I have worked exclusively with children, but actually its been since I was a teenager. I resigned from my nurse’s aide position because I wanted to work with people on a more personal level, and missed working with children. I have always been attached to children, whether it was in an official Nanny role or as “play” Aunt to neighborhood and family children. I have lovingly cared for children of all ages - from newborn to age 12. I have given individual attention to one child, and can juggle the demands of a five child household. I have excellent communication skills. I am energetic and enjoy playing and interacting with children. I possess a driver’s license and have a good driving record. I can assure you that if you hire me, I will be dependable and willing to do what I can to make your life easier. However, first and foremost is the care of your Child? I realize the demands that families have in this day and age, and I have a proven record in helping families and households run more efficiently. Families that have hired me are able to leave me in the care of their children day in and day out and know that they are very well cared for. This has allowed them to be more productive and happier all around. I look forward to hearing from you to schedule an interview.
Yetunde O. - Seeking Work in Hyattsville

9.99 / hour

Hello, my name is Yetunde. I usually work as a backup, date night, summer, and after school sitter for children ages 11 months to school age. I mainly go through their established routines that they are used to (such as homework or snack time after school) or just keep them company while the parent(s)/family members do errands, have date nights, or do other things that require them to be away from the children. My first babysitting job (paid) was with a family (3 kids; 3 yo girl, 3 yo boy, and 6 yo boy) that had just moved to the area and wanted to stick with their tradition of having regular date nights. Since then I've done evening/after school care with the occasional backup/sick care for children ages 11 months to 9 yo. I currently work for a Nanny Agency as a Temporary Nanny. With this agency, I have cared for an energetic 1 year old who stayed home for one day due to a fever, an inquisitive 2 year old that loves everything from cars to planes, an active 1 year old, and many other children.
Shante B. - Seeking Work in Hyattsville

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a Mother of 9 children from the ages of 23 to 8 years old. I home school my youngest three children. I am Youth Ministry Leader in my church. My experience as a childcare provider has been my very oen in raising my children, but i have also had the wonderful opportunity of caring for now a two year old little girl with noonans syndrome. I feel that with my experience in the past of being a substitute teacher for DC public Schools in my work experience and teaching my own children, I have the ability to nurture and provide care for infants, toddlers, preschool, and school aged children. I am currently working on obtaining my license for child care provider, because my goal is to some day soon have my own business.
Dorcas B. - Seeking Work in Hyattsville

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 6 years of child care experience.I'm a very caring , loving and patient person that helps me connect with children and parents from different background. Children safety is always a priority for me and I cool headed in stressful situations. I love to sing and play with kids. Educational time is more important in my jobs, I like to teach them how to draw , paint and language such as french and new songs and also pay a big attention to what they do . I worked with 3 families and they were very satisfied with my work. I enjoy every second of the time I spend with the kids and each day it's an adventure. I love kids that's why I 'm doing this job. I can assure you that your child would be in very good hands.
Luz H. - Seeking Work in Hyattsville

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been working with children for about eight years,and I absolutely love it. I have experience in daycare centers with infants to 10 year old.I also have experience working as a nanny for multiple age groups. I am currently pursuing a degree in early childhood education. I love that I can use my knowledge of children on a day to day bases. planing age appropriate activities and helping with sleep training, potty training, are some of the things that I have experience with.
Mayra R. - Seeking Work in Hyattsville

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

My experience all started in HS with a child development course, I then continued to a daycare setting for about 2 years. afterwards I tried different fields all the while occasionally babysitting on date nights, sick days, school holidays, etc. I later found an opportunity to become a nanny for a family in Virginia (infant 6 month and a toddler 2 years old) and did so for a little over a year they eventually relocated and I moved on to another family in DC for a boy now age 6 and a girl now age 8 I was with them for 1 1/2 years. I know find myself looking for another family whom needs my assistance.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Hyattsville, 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 Hyattsville’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 Hyattsville 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 Hyattsville?
  • 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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