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Alina Z. - Seeking Work in Shoreline

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked as a photographer where I worked with newborns and infants as young as just a few days, and teenagers in groups of 10+. I have worked with families and children from various backgrounds and am very comfortable working in a family oriented environment. I also cared for my two cousins who were toddlers at the time for 4 years total.
Samantha T. - Seeking Work in Shoreline

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny for several nears now. I worked for a family as a live in Nanny for 5 years for their three children ranging from newborn to 10. I also am currently a nanny for two families with children from new born to 2 years old. I am starting to look for a profession of working with children with spceial needs as their educator and caregiver as in Summer of 2014 I will be receiving my AAAS in Early Childhood Development and Special Education. I love my two nanny jobs now, however I need to start making a living, with the degree I will have and the experience I have as well.
Jessica C. - Seeking Work in Shoreline

22.85 / hour

I have worked at two different daycares as the lead teacher. I made lesson plans, schedules, found art projects, kept a calm and inviting classroom to ensure a great learning environment.
Josephine C. - Seeking Work in Shoreline

20.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Shanna W. - Seeking Work in Shoreline

14.28 / hour

I have babysat off and on throughout the years, as well as held a lead teacher position in an early childhood education preschool for two years plus and am currently employed by this company still
Madeline W. - Seeking Work in Shoreline

11.61 / hour
Full-time hours

I am the oldest girl in a family with six children and when the kids were young both my parents were away working full time, so I became the primary care giver to my five siblings. In my early teens I was active in my church and would often babysit the young children and run the nursery. Later in my teens I dedicated my entire summer to working at a kids camp as assistant counselor and day camp leader. Later, upon graduating high school I studied to become a certified nursing assistant and planned to work in pediatrics.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Shoreline, 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 Shoreline’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 Shoreline 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 Shoreline?
  • 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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