Forest, VA
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Abigail W. - Seeking Work in Forest

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

2 years of full time childcare experience with triplets, from age 9 months - 2 and 1/2 including meal prep, cleaning, laundry and pickups/dropoffs.
Megan B. - Seeking Work in Forest

22.85 / hour

I am a very detailed orientated and organize person. I am also highly motivated and desire to please the family I work for, by meeting the goals they have for their children while providing and educationally rich and nurturing environment. I have a B.S. in elementary education and a Master's as a Reading Specialist. I have been teaching 1st grade for 3 years and am now a unit leader. I also have 10 years of nanny/babysitting experience (infant-13 years) as well as 4 years as a xx coach and private lessons and I am CPR & AED certified.
Mary D. - Seeking Work in Forest

14.28 / hour

I have experience with many ages from infant to eight years old. I have worked in a nursery handling many children as well as a mother's helper for a family of eight children.
Kasey H. - Seeking Work in Forest

7.75 / hour
Full-time hours

12+ years nursery experience, ages infant to sixth grade.
Debby K. - Seeking Work in Forest

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

i have yrs of expererience with childeren of all ages
Shoshana  T. - Seeking Work in Forest

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

I’m very patient with kids and I have had experience with being very busy with them and having to look after them for a long period of time. I know CPR for children and even babies. I have graduated from high school and I am currently enrolled in college but I am home for the summer looking for a job! I am available anytime for the most part. I can work days to nights and weekdays and weekends.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Forest, 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 Forest’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 Forest 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 Forest?
  • 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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