Ridgeway, SC
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Kaylyn H. - Seeking Work in Ridgeway

22.85 / hour

Hey! I have been in child care for the past three years and I have been a babysitter and nanny for six years. I have worked as an after school, preschool teacher, and summer camp counselor leader at the xx. I have experience with kids from 3 months old to 14 years of age. I also have worked with twins and children with disabilities. I am dependable, responsible and I love being silly and fun. I love arts and crafts and playing outdoors! I'm known to always have a smile on my face and a positive attitude. I have love and passion for kids of all ages!
Jackie M. - Seeking Work in Ridgeway

8.12 / hour

I have raised two sons and have over 20 years of child care experience working in the home and child care center.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Ridgeway, VA?

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 Ridgeway’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 Ridgeway 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 Virgínia?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Ridgeway?
  • 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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