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Christina K. - Seeking Work in Pottstown

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I love being surrounded by children of all ages. This sounds quite cliche, but it's definitely my passion to help others and I've found great happiness throughout the years working as an Aupair for a year, within schools in Austria or within the United States as an assistant teacher or as a long term substitute teacher, at language camps as a camp counselor, interning at a school which help children with disabilities, at a daycare for a year and obviously babysitting for families. This love has led me to my new job at a xx School as an aid for a boy with a neuromuscular disorder and as a babysitter during the evenings for a toddler during the week. My hope is to find a more permanent job as a nanny starting in the summer and lasting hopefully a year or two while I work on getting my Masters in Education online!
Noelle D. - Seeking Work in Pottstown

22.85 / hour

I've been a nanny for over 5 years now. And a babysitter for much longer than that. Typically I stay with a family for a year at a time but in December of 2011 I had a wonderful baby boy and would like to find a job where he can join in the fun with me. I started as a babysitter all through high school for different families and children ranging from the ages of infant to pre-teens. Six months after graduating I started nannying full time and have worked with chidren ranging in age from newborn to 15.
Sarah V. - Seeking Work in Pottstown

14.28 / hour

I have been babysitting since I was 14 years old. I am the oldest of 4 girls so I have been babysitting for quite a while. I have also taken care of many neighborhood families in the past including infants, teenagers, and even a family with a set of 5 year old rowdy twins and an infant. I am certified in CPR and I like to do things to keep kids active. I have previously picked up and dropped off children at camps and other activities. I am also accustomed to making meals and doing some light cleaning around the house when the children are occupied (and in view).
Shana E. - Seeking Work in Pottstown

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have over 15 years of babysitting experience, and have been a nanny for 2 different families, both of who have children who have grown, and I am still in contact with both families.
Katelin D. - Seeking Work in Pottstown

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have years of experience with infants, toddlers and school-age kids. I have worked at a daycare and as a nanny and babysitter.
Amy D. - Seeking Work in Pottstown

11.42 / hour

Are you looking for an overnight or weekend nanny? With 15+ years of child care experience, I am available! Resume and references available in addition to background check and child clearance paperwork.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Pottstown, 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 Pottstown’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 Pottstown 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 Pottstown?
  • 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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