Lock Haven, PA
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Kristin D. - Seeking Work in Lock Haven

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Full-Time Nanny June 2013-August 2015 • Affectionately cared for one child (age 8-11) for three years • Engaged child with metacognitive, creative, Waldorf inspired activities and lessons. • Provided a child friendly environment that encouraged learning, expression, creativity, and exploration in many settings, especially outdoors. • Organized play dates, meetings, lessons, and appointments. • Assisted with homework and tutoring. • Transported child on a daily basis. • Prepared meals • Conferenced with guardians on a daily basis. Full-Time Nanny May 2016- Present • Affectionately cared for two children (ages 11 and 14) for 8 months and counting. • Engaged child with metacognitive, creative, Waldorf inspired activities and lessons. • Provided a child friendly environment that encouraged learning, expression, creativity, and exploration in many settings, especially outdoors. • Organized play dates, meetings, lessons, and appointments. • Assisted with homework and tutoring. • Transported child on a daily basis. • Prepared meals • Conferenced with guardians on a daily basis.
Daiana L. - Seeking Work in Lock Haven

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I used to work at a child care center.
Carrie L. - Seeking Work in Lock Haven

11.42 / hour

I have raised 7 of my own children, also 4 step children one of which was physically disabled. I have 5 grandchildren whom I care for often.
Raquel M. - Seeking Work in Lock Haven

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
3 yrs of experience

i make a great nanny because i love working with kids and babies i'm very good with kids i like to put them first i treat them like they were my kids.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Lock Haven, 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 Lock Haven’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 Lock Haven 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 Lock Haven?
  • 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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