Dumfries, VA
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May A. - Seeking Work in Dumfries

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I've been working with kids since 2000 as a Portuguese teacher and nanny.I have bachelor degree in Language. I worked as a fourth grade teacher during 7 years. As a nanny I've been working with children in different ages, specially newborn. I'm FIRST AID and CPR certified. I'm experienced and responsible driver,reliable, caring, playful, sociable, flexible and very friendly.
Sandee R. - Seeking Work in Dumfries

22.85 / hour

I am a mother of 3 who has raised 2 boys and a girl, 2 of which are in college and 1 who is currently in grade school. I currently work as a case manager, my experience varies from working with kids and parent, to daycare to wrap aide services to teen parent mentoring to teen drug court, to juvenile delinquents.
Isatu C. - Seeking Work in Dumfries

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

The past childcare experience, i had was a good one. I took care of three loving little gril 8,6,4. We did a lot of activities like art and crafts, coloring, puzzles and ect. I pick them and drop them off at school, did home with the 2 older girls, take them to the play ground, the pool and what ever is ask of me to do.
Keyerra W. - Seeking Work in Dumfries

17.14 / hour

I have been caring for children for 8 years and I have been a nanny for 6 and I LOVE it!! I started off babysitting around the neighborhood and for close family members and friends. After graduating I began working at a daycare and I worked for 2 years. I decided I wanted to try something new and that's when I started to nanny partime. I realized that I loved the one on one interaction you can get with being a nanny so I started to do it full time. I can honestly say working with children is my passion.
Emma B. - Seeking Work in Dumfries

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Yessenia A. - Seeking Work in Dumfries

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

My name is Yessenia and I have about 7 years of experience in working with children and 4 years specifically with infants/toddlers. I love singing, reading with children, telling jokes and doing arts and crafts.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Dumfries, 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 Dumfries’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 Dumfries 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 Dumfries?
  • 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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