Poulsbo, WA
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Poulsbo, WA Nannies

Melanie G. - Seeking Work in Poulsbo

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I starting babysitting when I was 11-12, for family friends and neighbors. I have a lot of experience which infants as my little sister was born when I was 14 and my little brother was born when I was 18. I have always been surrounded by infants and children.
Madi S. - Seeking Work in Poulsbo

12.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Alexandria L. - Seeking Work in Poulsbo

11.61 / hour
Full-time hours

I have two years of educational background in early childhood education,currently I am finishing my credentials towards my associates degree at Olympic College. For the past two years I have worked at a childcare center on Bainbridge Island. During that time I have worked with children from infant through pre-kindergarten and assisting in many vital roles throughout the school.Currently I am the lead preschool teacher,primarily working with children ages 2.5-4 in my class. Prior to this I have 2-3 years of experience babysitting for family members, family friends, and neighbors.
LanHuong D. - Seeking Work in Poulsbo

12.30 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked with ages from four to five, I provided arts, lesson plans, crafts, chaperon on the field trips. I prepared lesson plans, supervised kids on the playground indoor as well as outdoor.
Carolyn W. - Seeking Work in Poulsbo

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have over 10yrs experience as a Professional Nanny. Aside from my Professional Nanny college courses I continue to take and keep up to date on child development and care. I have worked with special needs, multiples and large groups. CPR/1st aide certified, medical training and clean background.
Mackenzie W. - Seeking Work in Poulsbo

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I vouleered at a daycare. I also have babysat for family friends children of all ages. I am the oldest of 4 sisters the youngest being 4 months old.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Poulsbo, 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 Poulsbo’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 Poulsbo 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 Poulsbo?
  • 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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