Battle Ground, WA
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Christina M. - Seeking Work in Battle Ground

12.19 / hour
Full-time hours

Working with a family headed by a single mom who serves in the military reserves with 3 young children ages 3, 4, and 5 when job started in January 2012. I worked for her until November 2013 including a short stint were I was living with them. Have worked in the church nursery. As a young teenager did lots of babysitting. Have also worked in several daycare settings mostly with children ranging in age from 1-3 as a lead teacher and an assistant teacher. I absolutely love children of all ages and helping out in the families with young children.
Ashley P. - Seeking Work in Battle Ground

11.61 / hour

I love working with kids so my past childcare was mostly for an infant and a older child. mostly later in the day until bedtime. Bathing and helping with homework, feeding them dinner.
Madeline C. - Seeking Work in Battle Ground

13.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

My name is Madeline Carlson and I am 20 years old. I am a mother to a one year old little boy and have been married for 2 years. I have been taking care of children of all ages since I was about 13 years old. I love all children of all ages and love being around them! I love being a mommy and a wife! I would love a part time nanny job and I have a flexible schedule. I would like to help out families who have a hectic work or home schedule!😄
Lacy L. - Seeking Work in Battle Ground

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a stay-at-home mother of two: 2 yr old daughter and 6 yr old son. During high school, I assisted as a voluntary teacher's aid at xx. I was responsible for helping the preschool teacher design curriculum to teach the children (infant-4 years) as well as create fun ways to keep the children's attention focused on learning in a positive environment. I also took part in the Older/Younger Program which allowed me to work with 5 & 6 year olds 3 times a week for a year. I was responsible for teaching them the basics of reading, writing, math, and proper classroom behavior. I worked with 2 children as opposed to just one which was the requirement for the class. We took the children on field trips and outings to places like the Children's Museum in Portland and the fire station in Battle Ground. I have also provided babysitting services to friends and family members since I was 8 years old.
Hannah B. - Seeking Work in Battle Ground

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I've been a nanny for 4 years and have over 8 years of childcare related experience, ranging from camp counselor to preschool teacher.
Brittany T. - Seeking Work in Battle Ground

12.65 / hour
Full-time hours

Nannyed 2yrs Grew up with big family of 12
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Battle Ground, WA?

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 Battle Ground’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 Battle Ground 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 Washington?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Battle Ground?
  • 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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