Colonial Heights, VA
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Meagan I. - Seeking Work in Colonial Heights

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked in childcare facilities and as a Nanny for over 10 years. Most recently I have been a preschool teacher for the past year and more then one of my ten students have special needs. In this job I have been making weekly lesson plans with various activities in different subjects.
Darla P. - Seeking Work in Colonial Heights

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have taught school for 28years,as an exceptional Ed. teacher, all areas, worked with at risk children and families as a counselor and always worked part time as a private childcare provider, tutored, household manager, full time summers.
Brandy H. - Seeking Work in Colonial Heights

22.85 / hour

I took 3 years of childcare. I work well with kids and i know how to understand them.
Tahquisha M. - Seeking Work in Colonial Heights

7.25 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

I own and operate a daycare and nanny service.My staff are very organized and must be organized to ensure that they fulfill all duties and complete all tasks. My nannies are self-motivated,trained, & certified and have years of experience in childcare.
Neora S. - Seeking Work in Colonial Heights

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I was an au pair for 12 month in Richmond VA for a 5 month old babyboy till he was 17 month. was a nanny for a 4 month baby boy in Israel . Nanny for 2 one years old babys for a year. worked in a day care for more than 6 years ages 3 month -4 years . babysit for more than 11 years, summer time vactions, night time And day time, when the kids was sick ( if I had a day off) .
Donna B. - Seeking Work in Colonial Heights

22.85 / hour

I have babysat since my early teens and worked at a day care center ran by the church I attended as a teenager. Also, I volunteered in my son's kindergarten class 3-4 days a week the entire school year. I really enjoyed it.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Colonial Heights, 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 Colonial Heights’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 Colonial Heights 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 Colonial Heights?
  • 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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