Hayes, VA
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Sarah K. - Seeking Work in Hayes

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I am an energetic "Super" Nanny who can quickly create a real bond with children and their families. I have a warm, caring, and nurturing personality, and come to you with a strong background in the fields of early childhood education and development. As a highly loyal individual, I am committed to promoting a child's physical, mental, and emotional development. In addition to this I am CPR certified, First Aid trained, and possesses outstanding verifiable references. I possess a clean driving record. I am a non-smoker and comfortable working in a house which has pets in it. On a personal level I am reliable, engaging and have experience looking after infants, toddlers and school aged children.
Dana W. - Seeking Work in Hayes

14.28 / hour

While in high school I was in a childcare class that we ran a preschool in for 2hours a day for 2 and 3 year olds. Also while in the program I was taking college courses for early childhood development. A few years after I graduated I ran a in home daycare for about 6 children. I have also been a nanny previously for about 5 years. I also use to work one weekend a month for a family I use to nanny for I had been with them for over 4 1/2 years
Lindsey S. - Seeking Work in Hayes

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been baby-sitting for several years and worked for 2+ years with multiple families. I have worked in licenced daycare facilities, public school after school care a childrens hospital and child advocacy center. I have a bachelor's degree in Child Life from East Carolina University- a field based in child development and family studies. I have my infant and child first aid and CPR certifications
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Hayes, 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 Hayes’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 Hayes 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 Hayes?
  • 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?