South Chesterfield, VA
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South Chesterfield, VA Nannies

Ilona H. - Seeking Work in South Chesterfield

8.57 / hour

I have 3 grown children, 7 grandchildren of my own. Have years of childcare experience. Once I retired from civil service, I knew I wanted to do something I loved. I love children & enjoy helping them grown & learn.
Courtney W. - Seeking Work in South Chesterfield

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

I feed the children and teach them and sit down and talk to them and play and engage with them. I do not sit them infront of a television , we have nap time , lunch time , snack time , outside time(depending on the weather). I do not yell at the children and I make sure they behave and not misbehave.
Megan J. - Seeking Work in South Chesterfield

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Most of my childcare experience was babysitting children in my family. I did work for a member of the highlands country club when I was serving there. She was a regular customer and decided that she wanted me to watch her children so I came for dinner for a meetand greetand did it for awhile until I got into pharmacy .
Kelsey H. - Seeking Work in South Chesterfield

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

Mom to two little girls and did babysitting off and on since I was 13.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in South Chesterfield, 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 South Chesterfield’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 South Chesterfield 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 South Chesterfield?
  • 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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