Jessup, MD
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Erin K. - Seeking Work in Jessup

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Started as a mother’s helper, at the age of 7, helping with diapers and feedings after school. Began babysitting in the evenings, for neighbors with young children 6months to 7years, when about 12. Did 5 weeks summer care for 8 year old girl at 14. This entailed supervising summer chores, homework, preparing lunch, and general summer fun. Began watching previous child occasionally when 3 months old and had her full-time for 2 years. Started watching last child when he was 9 months and had him part-time for a year. Have cared for several children with allergies or other minor health issues, asthma and things associated with child asthma.
Najah S. - Seeking Work in Jessup

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

In the past I have taken care of children for camps, family members, and people in my neighborhood and within those years I learned so many different things. I have taken a CPR class and learned how to save lives so I feel very comfortable with any job I am given.
Mary P. - Seeking Work in Jessup

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked in a daycare for 5 years and have babysat ever since I was 13. I come from a big family where I'm the oldest of 5 and Ive always had a place in my heart for children.
Clarissa B. - Seeking Work in Jessup

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked in several nurseries at different churches that I have attended. I have also been a babysitter to one family that the child only requested me to watch them.
Khadijah P. - Seeking Work in Jessup

14.28 / hour

I have had experience with all ages up to 13+. I have always been praised on me being responsible, respectable, great with kids, and very organized. I have never been fired, and have worked with many of my clients for a year or more.
Hilary M. - Seeking Work in Jessup

14.28 / hour

I have owned and operated a licensed home daycare for 23+ yrs
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Jessup, PA?

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 Jessup’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 Jessup 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 Pennsylvania?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Jessup?
  • 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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