Irwin, PA
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Sara H. - Seeking Work in Irwin

14.28 / hour

I have had over ten years experience babysitting and interacting with small children. Having a family full of younger cousins I have spent many a weekend taking care of them. However, my experience does not stop at family members. I have been a tutor for over 10 years and can easily assist with homework. Through these experience I have come to understand how children function best and what type of caregiver I am. I also found a love for children that allows me to see them for what they are, little friends!
Natalie N. - Seeking Work in Irwin

12.00 / hour
4 yrs of experience

I have an associates degress in early childhood development. I have had many jobs from a preschool assistant/lead/and professional nanny. I have work at many esteemed places such as Kansas State University ECE center, Ft. Riley CDC and have been a nanny for a couple of working professional families. ( including children with special needs) I love the more direct attention and activities that can happen as a nanny vs a classroom setting. Keeping busy with age appropriate activities and being outside are my favorite things to do. I am having a baby in July and am looking for work by the end of the year or beginning of 2019. All clearances and cpr are up to date and can be shared upon request.
Kayla J. - Seeking Work in Irwin

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have helped raise many of my cousins as well as helped to raise my sister who is 7 years younger than I. I have also worked with adolescents aged 12-18 in a residential treatment facility with mental health disorders.
Kristin C. - Seeking Work in Irwin

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have many years of childcare and education under me, with families. I am currently an aide in a school. I am looking to change my career an go back to being a nanny.
Francine S. - Seeking Work in Irwin

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a childcare provider for over 15 years. And worked with children of all ages.I have found it to be very rewarding and know that I played a small part in their development.Iam responsible,enthusiastic,compassionate and a good listener.I have my clearences updated.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Irwin, 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 Irwin’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 Irwin 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 Irwin?
  • 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?