Potomac Falls, VA
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Lauren W. - Seeking Work in Potomac Falls

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Since I was about 13 years old I have cared for numerous children within families of all age children. When I was a senior in High School I began to work at a daycare caring for children from about 13 months to 22 months and continued to work for the same daycare working with children ranging from 3 years old to 9 years of age for the next two years depending on class schedule. For 3 years during college and grad school I was a nanny for 3 different families with children ranging from age 4-12 years old and family size up to 3. I have been responsible for the cooking, cleaning, and planning activities inside and outside the home. Currently I am in my 5th year as a 3rd grade teacher with xx School system.
Sammy W. - Seeking Work in Potomac Falls

22.85 / hour

I've been working with children since I was twelve. I started out by working in my church's nursery, with newborns and toddlers, then became a babysitter for all ages, then became a swim instructor for young children and some children with special needs. I truly have a passion for working with children.I'm also available to help out with meal prep, grocery shopping, laundry, dishes, etc.
Janice W. - Seeking Work in Potomac Falls

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Have always been a nurturing person, love the innocence of a child. Always sought after to be baby sitter, Not always for babies, even though I adore babies! Children are gifts! Believe it! Estate management for med. To large-scale horse farm. Personal Chef. Me
Ellen M. - Seeking Work in Potomac Falls

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I’ve been working with kids since I was 15 years old on the pre-K teacher can you take less and I have my CPR and first day
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Potomac Falls, 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 Potomac Falls’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 Potomac Falls 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 Potomac Falls?
  • 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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