Poquoson, VA
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Susanna K. - Seeking Work in Poquoson

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

I am really involved in my church, they do nursey and occasional childcare. My mother also was a teacher, now we babysit children from around our area. In high school I took Early Childhood Ed. This is a class where we learned about caring for children and much more. I learned many techniques when disciplining children.This class was more hands on,we had children from the area come to our preschool to learn.It was real and raw learning experience. We learned how to be the teacher more than anything. We made lesson plans and made changes to the classroom. Made decorations,interactive games, and much more. It was a great experience. I get my love for children from my mother. She has always loved children, even before she had her own. Thank you
Martha A. - Seeking Work in Poquoson

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have raised a son and daughter that are college educated and have successful careers. My B.A. degree is in Elem. Education. I’m certified in VA to teach Pre-K - 6th. Before college I kept very busy “baby sitting” older children when their parents were out of town. I’ve always interacted with children through books, drama, music, outdoor activities, field trips and homework.
Erika W. - Seeking Work in Poquoson

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked and volunteered at multiple daycares, church programs, and learning centers. In addition I have also been a Nanny for two different families ( references available) and have ran my own in-home daycare called Ms. Erika's Cozy Cottage.
Olivia H. - Seeking Work in Poquoson

11.42 / hour

I have a lot of childcare and babysitting experience in a home and classroom setting.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Poquoson, 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 Poquoson’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 Poquoson 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 Poquoson?
  • 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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