Mercer Island, WA
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Madison  G. - Seeking Work in Mercer Island

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Even though my current resume states that I am a Retail Operations Manager at xx, I've also worked at a Private Preschool in Bellevue, xx and I've babysat multiple families. At this time I would like to transition my career from the Fashion/Retail field to Nannying for a minimum of a year if not more. I know its important to not only myself but your family as well that this is a good fit, I would love to be able to come meet you and your family. My references below are both references to my current job and to the companies that I've worked for regarding child care. Not only have I worked in child care but I also am the oldest of 5 kids ranging from 7-23 years of age. I've dealt with all ages 3 months - 12 years. I have references available! :)
Guadalupe  R. - Seeking Work in Mercer Island

14.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

I make a great nanny I myself am a mother of 4 fully grown children and I am a grandmother of 5. I would like to add that despite that I am new the state and city, I am very well capable of helping others out in their needs. I know that it is hard to find a very good and trusting individual. I want to add that I am a very reliable person on anything that you need as accordingly. please feel free to contact me on my cell
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Janerose  N. - Seeking Work in Mercer Island

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

My name is Janerose, I’ve been a nanny for at least a year. I love kids and I think that’s why I like being surrounded by them.
Katie L. - Seeking Work in Mercer Island

13.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

I enjoy working with kids
Abby O. - Seeking Work in Mercer Island

11.96 / hour

I have had 6 years of experience varying between babysitting and nanny and some more consistent help and care for families. I have mainly done after school care and babysitting due to school in the mornings. I love to just have fun with the kids. My main goals is to make sure they are getting what they need along side having a great time with me!
Dolma S. - Seeking Work in Mercer Island

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

i have worked with two kids for 3 years with a family from brooklyn ny and after that i worked worked with a another family for 3 years in uptown ny .
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Mercer Island, 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 Mercer Island’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 Mercer Island 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 Mercer Island?
  • 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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