Steilacoom, WA
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Rachael S. - Seeking Work in Steilacoom

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello! My name is Rachael. I have been taking care of children and helping parents out for over 7 years. I have taken care of babies as young as newborns to children as old as 12. The most I have taken care of alone are 5 at a time. I have had a full time nanny position before. I am available full time Monday-Friday. Saturday if needed.
Kayla M. - Seeking Work in Steilacoom

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hi my name is Kayla Michaels I'm 40 years old I'm a transgender and I'm just looking for some part-time work if you have any please let me know I'll be gladly interested in helping thanks a lot have a blessed day
Autumn  B. - Seeking Work in Steilacoom

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been teaching in early childhood for 5 years - last 3years as a lead pre-k teacher. Before that I babysat children from ages newborn to teenager for friends and relatives.
Jeff B. - Seeking Work in Steilacoom

12.00 / hour
8 yrs of experience

I work well with kids as well as their parents. I'm very organized, honest, reliable, and well structured. I have 8 years experience running a childcare center in Oregon registered with the state where I have enough community based trainings to receive a childcare associates degree. I worked with dshs jobs clients, the public, childcare resource and federal services and northwest nutrition service to create a well structured program. Children tend to listen to me because I engage on their level and I love to cook and clean.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Steilacoom, 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 Steilacoom’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 Steilacoom 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 Steilacoom?
  • 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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