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Pornpun P. - Seeking Work in Owings Mills

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

My name is Polly. I am from Thailand. I used to be an Au Pair for 2 years. Now, I am a babysitter with the same family. I had experience of tutoring in Thailand, so I learned how to take care of children before I have been here. I taught English, Thai and Math and took care of children aged 3-8 years old, 3-4 persons. Moreover, I played with them and led them to do class activities. I was happy to see the child's improvement from what I taught. I teach children and take care of them based on my own experience that I learned from my mother and set up my own method for the care that I should understand in children first so that I can teach them with my fully energy. I think my Au pair experience is the most important experience in my life because it rewarded me to do what I love to do by taking care of children and developing my English communication skills. I have learned new culture and had a great 3 years with the host family. I am very flexible, patient, and adaptable. I know how to deal with difficult children by getting them to participate in different activities. I have watched children ages 0 to 12, and my skills include: - getting the children ready to for school and bedtime - preparing the children’s meals and snacks, feeding them and doing the dishes - driving them to school, picking them up, and taking them to extracurricular activities such as dance class, the library, parks, restaurants and other fun places - helping the children with their homework - playtime and lessons, such as reading together, doing crafts, playing games, dancing, singing, cooking, riding bikes, and Thai language lessons - washing their clothes and bedsheets and performing light housework - teaching the children to exhibit good manners (i.e. saying “please” and “thank you”, “sorry” when they make a mistake, etc.) and teaching them how to problem-solve and handle tough situations. I would like to thank you for reading my experience. I understand that not only the parents, but also the teacher or babysitter are the most important people in children’s life. So, I will try my best to take care of you children and be good role model to them. Thank you.
Shayla D. - Seeking Work in Owings Mills

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have regularly baby sat for neighbors since I was 12. I love little kids. I have 21 nieces and nephews and I am the constant baby sitter and also the "favorite" aunt, because I love to play with them. I have watched them for weeks at a time with their parents gone, and I love teaching children things. I've taught a few of my nieces how to swim and I love helping children with homework and school projects. I have also been a tutor for children up to 6th grade.
Jennifer W. - Seeking Work in Owings Mills

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have experience as a nanny, daycare teacher and babysitter. As a nanny I worked for a family for two years until they put their child in daycare. I have many years experience in a daycare as a lead teacher. I have cared for children ages infants through three years old. Teaching them their colors, numbers, and ABCs. As a babysitter I have cared for children ages infant (twins) through the age of twelve.
Ashley G. - Seeking Work in Owings Mills

11.42 / hour

I have been babysitting since I was 10 because that's when my first niece was born. Ever since I have either babysat once in a while with other families or have had a part-time job nannying.
Ashley M. - Seeking Work in Owings Mills

10.08 / hour

I have worked as a babysitter and a counselor since 7th grade! I have worked with kids as young as 2 and as old as 13! I work best with 4 kids or less so that I have more of a chance to make a bond with each one individually.
Thea M. - Seeking Work in Owings Mills

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been an elementary and middle school teacher for 17 years. Please see my CV. I also researched in a 4 year old classroom for two years.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Owings Mills, 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 Owings Mills’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 Owings Mills 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 Owings Mills?
  • 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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