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Caitlin  S. - Seeking Work in Medford

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

Firstly I have an HUGE family and spent a lot of time caring for the younger children. I grew up in Hawaii so we didn't rely on television for entertainment, the kids and myself would go to the beach, hiking, arts and crafts etc. In my later years after moving to Oregon I helped with friends of families so they could enjoy a night out or just a break from reality. More currently however I worked at a therapeutic boarding school for all girls between the ages of nine to fifteen (sometimes past graduates would come for a "refresher" course and were around seventeen eighteen and so on) I was the kitchen manager of this school for a while but that wasn't just about cooking and leaving it at that this was a very interesting position that taught me a lot. I grew to know the girls very well, as they were living on campus 365 days a year (other than visits) so we became there secondary family. Girls would come to me and confide in me with problems of just about anything they needed a listing ear for. It was very important to have a compassionate demeanor towards these students but still remaining firm boundaries with them. It was important to create positive relationships with these students to become a positive role model in their lives at the school. However it was a fine line that you had to respect as some girls had attachment issues and you had to constantly be on your toes to ensure they knew you were a staff member and were their for them and their safety. In addition to being the kitchen manager I also attended many field trips, going rock climbing, taking them to a local farm to see how and where food comes from, I was also their soccer coach for three years and loved every part of this position.
Elaine T. - Seeking Work in Medford

10.35 / hour

My first job was as a nannie and I cared for the whole family as the parents both worked. I washed clothes cleaned the house, sent the kids off to school and picked them up at the bus stop. Made them a snack and dinner. The kids and I would bake together and they would often help with the cleaning of the house. (a teaching opportunity).
Heather A. - Seeking Work in Medford

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

have loved children my whole life. I have been working with children for 15 years. I have worked in a preschools for 2 years. Most of my work with children is as a nanny. I have experience with newborns up to 12 years old. I have home-schooled a nine year-old boy for 2 year while also being his nanny. I have a bachelors degree in Elementary Education with a minor in outdoor adventure leadership. I also have an AS in Early Childhood Education.
Sandy R. - Seeking Work in Medford

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 2 children of my own. They have blessed me with 7 grandchildren. I'm from a large family with a stay at home mom. I started babysitting when I was young and continue to care for children to this day. I have driven school bus and worked in pre-schools and many childcare departments at the YMCA. I have also entertained children as a cheerful clown for over 25 years. Children are my passion
Kathryn B. - Seeking Work in Medford

11.07 / hour

I cared for my 6 week old niece full-time when my brother and sister-in-law went back to work until she was one year old. I've also babysat my nieces and nephews, ages 1-8, on numerous occasions over the years. I also have professional experience with kindergarteners up to 8th graders and I'm a minor in education with a 3.6 GPA.
Haley T. - Seeking Work in Medford

10.86 / hour

I currently work in a certified childcare center that is a part of ONTRACK.INC with infants-preschool in Oregon. I worked at xx Center in Oregon(certified private christian childcare) with infants-preschool Jan 2015-June 2015. I worked at xx (Preschool-8th grade school in Ca)As a preschool Aid and summer Aid with ages 4-10 years old. Also I am currently a 7.5 in the STEP Program,and have 3 additional ECE college classes to add soon as well.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Medford, NY?

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 Medford’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 Medford 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 New York?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Medford?
  • 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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