Elkins Park, PA
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Anna T. - Seeking Work in Elkins Park

17.14 / hour

I was a full-time nanny for a family with 3 children, twin boys and another older son. I was a live out for almost 3 years. Although, I did do alot of overnights too. I became a part of the family and stayed with them until they recently moved out of the country for employment reasons.
Nancy T. - Seeking Work in Elkins Park

8.57 / hour

Giselle J. - Seeking Work in Elkins Park

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny for 10 years and I enjoy the experiences! Bring comfort, safety and love within the home is truly a great feeling. I have worked with 2 families for the past 8 years...the schedule was very early as the parents were all doctors... I did eveything from taking care I the babies, dressing kids, preparing lunches, giving baths, making dinner, help with home work and drive to activities! I love what I do and will not trade it for any other job..I am very punctual, honest, caring, reliable and always there when you need me to be. I don't consider my self just a nanny but also a teacher..
Melinda L. - Seeking Work in Elkins Park

14.28 / hour

Upon graduating undergrad school with a degree in child development, I worked as a live-in nanny for 2+ years for a family of 8 children, ranging in ages from infant to 16 years. Since then, I have worked in a couple of preschool programs and have had temporary summer nanny positions. I have years, 10+, of experience providing respite care to special needs children such as autism.
Amara P. - Seeking Work in Elkins Park

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have had great experiences with families I've worked with in the past, and I still try to stay apart of their lives. I am great with newborns, infants and toddlers. I don't like to see it as I am just an employee of the family, I like to build lasting relationships. I've worked with twins, newborns, and I've even worked at a daycare!
Charnell L. - Seeking Work in Elkins Park

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

For the past seven years I have and currently work with children who need emotional and behavior support.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Elkins Park, 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 Elkins Park’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 Elkins Park 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 Elkins Park?
  • 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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