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Dayna G. - Seeking Work in Oakton

11.42 / hour

Starting at the age of 15 I would 4 to 5 days a week volunteer at an orphanage about 30 minutes from where I lived in Mexico. I was home schooled so I lived at the orphanage most of the week. I would watch after the girls and boys. Read to them, play with them. I loved them ad my own even though some were just a few years younger. Also during that time I worked in the nursery at my church and babysat at times. After moving out of Mexico and back to where I was from in the states I still did lots of nursery work and also lived with a couple and helped take care of their two kids ages 3 and 2. I wasn't a nanny I lived with them and when the wife was busy I would watch the boys or when I got home from work I would play with them, feed them and put them to bed.
Neda K. - Seeking Work in Oakton

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I genuinely love kids and providing the service to the families I've worked with. I have nannied through college and baby sat since I was 15. I have worked with kids as young as 3 months old. I am CPR certified with a clean driving record. I have tutoring experience with elementary ages kids, so I could easily help with homework. I also have I have experience with being a family assistant or house manager. Every job I had that ended was because of scheduling conflict.
Andrea A. - Seeking Work in Oakton

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I nannied for a wonderful family that has 3 beautiful children; ages running from 3 months to 3.5 years old. Always doing educational crafts, always making sure they feel loved and having fun.
Shanna C. - Seeking Work in Oakton

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny/household manager for over 8years and have babysat since I was 12. I currently work full time as a nanny and do occasional babysitting for different families in the area on weekends.
Suzanne B. - Seeking Work in Oakton

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a professional nanny for almost 20yrs and have babysat since I was 12yrs old. I worked at a daycare center for about 2 yrs as well.
Alejandra G. - Seeking Work in Oakton

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

I started working with children at the age of 13, by doing some babysitting in my neighborhood. At 15.5 years old I began working at the kids club in Regency Sport and Health. I recently finished working with a family I worked for over a year. Unfortunately they moved out of state.

I speak both Spanish and English. I love outdoor activities (walks, parks, etc.), arts and crafts. When I’m not with a family you can find me at my other job as a caregiver or at a park reading a book!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Oakton, 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 Oakton’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 Oakton 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 Oakton?
  • 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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