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Kali D. - Seeking Work in West Valley City

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I've been babysitting since I was 10 years old, and I've always been good with kids. I've worked with children of all ages, many with disabilities. I was a nanny in Germany for my aunt for a year, but I also worked part-time for another famil. Mostly with their 2 year old, but also with their other 3 children aged 5-12. I also worked for a company doing an after school program with kids with disabilities who were in foster care. I worked there for 4 months until I left for school. It was a very challenging job, but I loved it. I absolutely adore children. Most recently I was a nanny for a British family living in Utah. I was with them for two years, and even moved home to England with them to help the kids transition.
Christine L. - Seeking Work in West Valley City

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 2 years experience in childcare. I've been babysitting for family and friends. Experience with kids 6 months - 13+. I have experience in working with kids with disabilities. My experience in child care include infant care, pick up/drop off, meal prep, cleaning, laundry, and some tutoring.
Sarah M. - Seeking Work in West Valley City

11.42 / hour

I have lots of experience with children. In 2001, I volunteered working with mentally and physically disabled youth. In 2006, I volunteered for , in which I read with children to improve their vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension skills. In 2006, I also volunteered with and in 2007, I volunteered at a center in Kearns where I worked with behaviorally and emotionally troubled children.
Breanna W. - Seeking Work in West Valley City

8.57 / hour

I'm the oldest of five so ive been around little ones all my life. I absolutely love watching children. Any opportunity I get to watch kids I take it. The past three years ive been a nanny for a little three year old girl and I love it. Plus I babysit many family's kids weekly.
Linda W. - Seeking Work in West Valley City

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been working in Maryland and Virginia for the last 14 and half years. My first family I stayed with for 11 years. They had 8 children 4 of there own and 4 adopted. The youngest was 1.5 years old, then 2.5 years old, then 6 years old, 8, 10, 15, 17, 18. I drove all kids to after school activities. When the youngest was 6 we adopted another child I drove to Indiana and picked him up when he was an hour old because the mom got very sick and could not go. I went through a background check, FBI check finger prints and all for that adoption. I taught all younger children how to swim and helped with all homework for all children. Cooked meals and cleaned the house, washed clothes for all did not put away parents just left folded. The two youngest had asthma, used a nebulizer to treat the symptoms. The New baby had eczema tried all natural and doctor prescribed cures. Took care of the pets fed, watered, vet visits. Took kids to the doctor. Bought Christmas and Anniversary gifts. The mother had porphyria a liver disease at times she could not walk or see helped with all private bodily functions. I cleaned the house, did laundry for kids and parents just folded parents. Bathrooms, mopped wood floors. My second family had 3 girls. 3,7,10. I did the same with this family. I drove about 300 miles a week taking the kids to soccer, lacrosse, ballet, church functions, shopping for food and for clothing, party gifts what ever was needed. I drove to their beech house sometimes with the kids, sometimes pulling a trailer with a tractor on.
Natalie - Seeking Work in West Valley City

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I love kids! I have since I was young. Growing up I did alot of babysitting, especially with this family of six kids(the oldest was 8) and loved them so much! I have also worked with kids in dance. I am a dancer and for the past four years I have been teaching kids at a dance studio. So I have had alot of experience with them and managing the behavior of 12 three year-olds at once. It was crazy at times, but definately worth it. I am the youngest of six kids and so I have always been the designated babysitter for all of my siblings kids. It's always fun though because they are so loving and make you feel special and wanted!! The last thing that I want to mention is that for the past year I have been volunteering at an elemetry school working with differnent kids. Kids bring so much joy in my life and played a big role in it for most of my years. I have a patient personality and I love people and kids. I always try my best in everything that I do and I know that I will be able to be a friend and to love any child that I work with! :)
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in West Valley City, UT?

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 West Valley City’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 West Valley City 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 Utah?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in West Valley City?
  • 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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