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Kristina T. - Seeking Work in Maple Valley

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 17 years of experience in caring for children; ages 2 weeks to 7 years old & I have experience in caring for twins between the ages of 8 weeks to 3 years old. The 17 years include 12 years as a nanny, as well as 5 years babysitting.
Kelsi S. - Seeking Work in Maple Valley

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a full time nanny for 4 families with children from ages newborn to 7. I am CPR and first aid certified, speak English and Spanish, have very high morals and values and a reliable vehicle. I love working with kids on age appropriate educational activities, music, crafts and getting them outside to play or go on walks as much as possible. I am comfortable with doing most household chores, running errands and even helping with food prep. I make sure that the children I am caring for are fed nutritious food, have a safe and clean environment and that they are not in front of the tv.
Pauline R. - Seeking Work in Maple Valley

22.85 / hour

My experience as a Professional Nanny and Household Manager has had many duties to the families I have loved and cared for. Personal shopping and errands, laundry, overnights, date nights just to mention a few...... Normandy Park, Eastside Seattle, Bainbridge Island and Seattle's Highlands in north Seattle have been my areas of work.
Jackie C. - Seeking Work in Maple Valley

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I listed my "Nanny" Experience as 9 years, but I would consider it as "child care" experience. I have been working in a School for the last 9 years, 4 of which as a Lead Teacher and 5 of them as a teachers assistant. I manage a classroom from of 28 children total from the ages of 2.5 to 6 Monday-Friday. I maintain a educational and challenging yet fun classroom environment and love it. I graduated from Teacher Education in Bellevue WA. with my Montessori Teaching Certificate. Every year I continue my education with STARS/MERIT credits and am CPR/First Aid Certified as well as in Blood-born pathogens.
Francine L. - Seeking Work in Maple Valley

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have coached last summer for sports camps, I have been a counselor for a summer church camp, I have coached a 6 year old girls soccer team, I have been in a first grade classroom job shadowing and helping out the teacher. I babysit my younger brother all the time, and I have helped watched the neighbor child when I was younger
Alicia K. - Seeking Work in Maple Valley

20.00 / hour

I have one year experience in early childhood education studies, and have worked one-on-one with children of all ages. I have experience as a nanny for several different families where I worked with children ages 2-14. I am CPR and First-Aid certified, creative and energetic. I love working with children. I would welcome the opportunity to be contacted so that I can answer any questions you may have.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Maple Valley, 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 Maple Valley’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 Maple Valley 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 Maple Valley?
  • 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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