Amelia, VA
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Christina C. - Seeking Work in Amelia

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Since the age 14 I have been babysitting children ages 2 months to 13 years. I have taken babysitting classes hosted by the Red Cross, and I am certified in infant, child and adult CPR and first -aid. I also have about 1 year experience working in a pre-school. In the pre-school I worked with babies and children, 6 weeks to 4 years. There I learned many tactics in teaching while caring for many different personalities at once. After having my daughter in 2009, I have and always will be researching, studying and reading most everything I need to know about children and how to educate them through play and ways of soft, effective discipline. My daughter has taught me a lot about patience and how I, myself, can be her best teacher. I can't help but think because of my studying I do, my daughter is top of her preschool class :) If you believe I would be a great fit for you and your family and want to contact me, please provide me with your email so I can send you my resume (if you are interested). Please feel free to e-mail me with any questions or concerns. I look forward to hearing back from you and your family soon. You could never be disappointed if my daughter and I were to become a part of your family.
Sarah  F. - Seeking Work in Amelia

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I've worked in various childcare settings, including licensed childcare facilities for the past 11 years. I spent 3 summers as a live out nanny and have worked in licensed centers for 7 years.
Jenna G. - Seeking Work in Amelia

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have never worked in childcare before but I am a mother of a 5 yr old little girl.
Chiquita B. - Seeking Work in Amelia

7.61 / hour

my kids family kids and i drive a school bus
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Amelia, OH?

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 Amelia’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 Amelia 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 Ohio?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Amelia?
  • 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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