Paoli, PA
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Sarah K. - Seeking Work in Paoli

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have had an extensive amount of child care work since I was 11 years old. (26 years experience in child care) Each family had their own way of raising children, schedules, and rules. I learned to adapt to these families and support the parents in their decisions and hopes for their children. I was exposed to different personalities and behaviors of children and learned how to respond to them in a positive way. I sensed how children were feeling and responded accordingly to their needs. I thought of fun games or activities to do with them and I liked to be spontaneous and creative. I gave them lots of encouragement with verbal feedback. I set clear boundaries with them and had them follow the rules their parents had for them. I took what children said into consideration and sometimes changed my original plans to something else that was just as good if not better. I was flexible to parents needs or desires.
Grace P. - Seeking Work in Paoli

8.57 / hour

I have been babysitting since I was 13 years old, and have watched kids ranging from 9 months to 12 years old. I am very good at cooking, cleaning, and caring for children. I will always ensure their 100% safety while in my hands.
Eszter H. - Seeking Work in Paoli

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I was an au-pair from 2005 to 2007. The first year in CA where i took care of 2 children ages 5 and 7. The second year in TX where I took care of three chidren ages newborn, 10 and 11. After that I was working for a wonderful family in NY for 1 1/2 years. I took care of 2 children ages 3 months and 3 years. They moved to another state unfortunately. My previous job was also in NY, i was a full time nanny for a newborn and a 2 years old for 2 years.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Paoli, 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 Paoli’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 Paoli 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 Paoli?
  • 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?