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Patti T. - Seeking Work in Ephrata

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been working with children for 18 years. 13 of those years I’ve been a full-time nanny for children ranging in age from 2yrs old up to 13yrs old. I’ve also cared for a number of younger children on a part-time or as needed basis. I enjoy teaching and guiding children in areas needed whether it be just basic stimulation, to potty training, to reading and writing, and up from there. I am very creative in many ways that I interact with children. I love taking children out to teach them of the world around us either by a walk in the park and other children’s activities.
Vicky D. - Seeking Work in Ephrata

20.00 / hour

I am the oldest of 8 children and grew up caring for siblings. I have 3 children of my own and 10 grandchildren. I regularly care for my grandchildren, up to 9 at a time. I also have teaching experience with children. I currently teach classes to children 3-9 years of age.
Michele K. - Seeking Work in Ephrata

22.85 / hour

All through out my teenage years I would baby sit for different families. I always enjoyed interacting with children and watching them grow.
Linda H. - Seeking Work in Ephrata

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

in-home care
Katrina R. - Seeking Work in Ephrata

7.75 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat infants up to 11 years old, I have also cared for my 17 month old daughter. I have experience working with children who have asthma.
Sandra M. - Seeking Work in Ephrata

7.39 / hour

I was an au pair for a year for a family in Germany and currently live with a family with 3 children (9,7,3) for whom I babysit when mom needs a break. I am respectful and trustworthy and a truly good person who would like to become a part of a caring family for years to come. I also have a lot of patience and a great sense of humor. I come from a stable home and remain close to my family ( I encourage you to talk to my parents and brothers, as well as my refrences). I have always worked well with children (and grown-ups)because I like learning, asking questions and building relationships. Plus, I'm an awesome Silly Song Singer.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Ephrata, 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 Ephrata’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 Ephrata 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 Ephrata?
  • 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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