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Jessica  D. - Seeking Work in Kirkland

11.73 / hour

For years I have baby sat for my family. I would help out with infants and toddlers as well. Watching and caring for them as they grew older gave me the opportunity to experience caring for children ages newborn to about 5 years of age. I was more experienced with older children, but I just had a son of my own May of 2014. This has given me LOTS of experience and I have learned so much about caring for an infant. I am in mommy-mode 24/7!
Ayrian O. - Seeking Work in Kirkland

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have over 20+ years of experience caring for children from newborn to preteens. I have found that my calling in life is to be around the little people of the world. I enjoy working and growing with children. I love hearing their laughter and when the time comes, drying their tears. I enjoy art and crafts, field trips, walks in the park/neighborhood and going on fun adventures and play dates. Currently, I am working as a part-time nanny for a family that I have been with for six years and part-time as a massage practitioner. My current nanny position is closing soon and I feel that this is a good transition time for me to find a full-time nanny position. I am looking for a position that will ideally start in mid-April. Please let me know if you have any further questions. I look forward to meeting you and your little one(s) soon!
Emily R. - Seeking Work in Kirkland

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a nanny for a family of two small boys for over a year. I have worked in two different childcare facilities and have had many years of babysitting before I was able to legally work. I'm also a stay at home mother to 3 children. Ages 12, 9, and 6. They are in full time school now. And I would like to work together with a family, to ensure a safe, caring and loving environment for their children.
Maja V. - Seeking Work in Kirkland

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I am very enthusiastic and positive person so working with children is a joy for me. I don't even consider it as a job because I love children and enjoy being around them. I have more than four years in baby sitting. I taught children English language and helped them learn and grow. I engaged children in home activities by reading them stories and playing games with them. I made sure children enjoyed their day by taking them out for a walk and to parks. I ensured that children ate on time and went to bed on time as per their daily routine. I maintained healthy and safe environment at all times.
Megan C. - Seeking Work in Kirkland

11.50 / hour

I have spent many hours babysitting over the past 7 years. This past summer I spent 30+ hours a week as a nanny for a family with a 6 year old girl. I have grown up with siblings and have had responsibilities as an older siblings. While away at school I work 4-5 days a week at the Northeast Youth Center in Spokane. At the youth center I work with children ages 5-13.
Laney  C. - Seeking Work in Kirkland

22.85 / hour

I have two nephews both two years old that I am very close to. Last year I nannied 3 girls ages 9, 12 and 14 that I enjoyed my time with very much.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Kirkland, 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 Kirkland’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 Kirkland 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 Kirkland?
  • 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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