Gloucester, VA
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Charlene R. - Seeking Work in Gloucester

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

wonderful, I have 4 children of my own ages 6 7 8 and 10. I love children. and I love spending a lot of quality time with children they are the most precious thing in the world. I would give my life for any child that is in my care I think my past experiences working with children has been very ecstatically perfect outstanding and wonderfully wonderfully awesome. I treat every child equally as I do my own and I think it is a wonderful thing to do to care for children. I am a very outgoing person I have a lot of enthusiasm I love playing with children I love taking care of them they are my number one priority it's never about the money its always always the top priority is always taking care of the children. and to always keep them out of harm's way.
Roberta M. - Seeking Work in Gloucester

14.28 / hour

I have worked a childcare provider for many families over the years and have excellent recent references as well as a clean criminal record check. I love to engage children in educational activities as well as nature walks, board games, puzzles, art projects, knitting, crocheting, sewing, cooking, and many more.
Meranda C. - Seeking Work in Gloucester

7.83 / hour
Full-time hours

Samantha L. - Seeking Work in Gloucester

10.00 / hour
6 yrs of experience

I am a 16 year old junior at Gloucester High School. I have been around kids all my life since I am a middle child of a big family. I have 2 little siblings that I babysit everyday; my younger sister is 4 and my baby brother is 2. I sometimes babysit on the weekends to earn some extra money because I don’t have time for a daily job since I usually have soccer every Monday - Friday.
Mollie C. - Seeking Work in Gloucester

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have three children of my own. Twin girls who are three and a five year old son. I have also been a pre school teacher, and nanny in the past.
Heather N. - Seeking Work in Gloucester

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have experience caring for two boys in a dual Navy family as well as being a preschool teacher for four years.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Gloucester, 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 Gloucester’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 Gloucester 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 Gloucester?
  • 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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