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Jamie Z. - Seeking Work in Tumwater

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked in childcare for a total of about 12 years. I have also worked for the same family for around 10 years. They have three children the youngest being 10 and the older two are now in college. While working with this family I have done one on one care, single family care and nanny share. As all the children went into school I worked in a child care center during school hours and had the children before/after. Taking them to and from multiple activities and helping with house work. I truly enjoy being with the family watching the children grow and seeing the wonder in there eyes at the things they learn. I have classroom knoweldge as well as in home-care.In the classroom I ensure the safety of the children in my care. Instruct participants in recreational activities, maintain a safe and healthy environment for children and prepared lesson plans. All of this is used in a home setting aswell, it might not all be written down the way it would be in a classroom but its all still a part of the day.
Cassie S. - Seeking Work in Tumwater

22.85 / hour

I was born the oldest of 9 children so childcare has always been part of my life. I was the nanny for my youngest sister for 2 years, after that, I was a nanny for a 3-year-old girl and her 5-year-old brother for two years. We had a great time on all kinds of after school adventures; zoos, trails, swimming pools and other fun stuff. We were able to fit in lots of fun while still making sure they had clean bedrooms and their homework had been done. While I was their nanny, I also cooked dinner on the nights I was there and did light housework. During that time, I also did intermittent care for infant/toddler twin boys. That was done in-home and involved lots of fun wrestling and dance moves. Right now, I am the assistant children's director at my church, managing an average of 80 kids per Sunday and 5 classrooms each week. I am currently a real estate agent but I miss having kids in my day to day so I'm hoping to find kids to love on again. I am open to all ages and have most of my experience with children from birth to 8 years old. I have reliable transportation and a list of fun things to excite and entertain little ones.
Cyrra R. - Seeking Work in Tumwater

12.07 / hour

Hello my name is Cyrra! I am a 25-year-old female that just graduated from The Evergreen State College. I have several years of babysitting experience, was a teacher's assistant at an elementary summer school for two years, and have volunteered at an after school flagship program for elementary students. I am an artist and teacher who loves being active outdoors and having fun. I am able to do whatever is necessary to care for your children and home including cooking, cleaning, helping with homework, teaching, changing diapers, playing games, and anything else that the job may require so that I can keep you and your children happy. I have more experience watching children between the ages of 2 to 10, but have also babysat for infants between the ages of 2 months to 2 years. I am a very responsible, timely, honest, and understanding individual. Let me know if you are interested in meeting me to see if I would be a good fit to look after you children. I look forward to hearing from you!
Brandy F. - Seeking Work in Tumwater

22.85 / hour

I have over 10 years of experience working with children in a childcare setting as a teacher as a nanny and babysitter and have worked with all ages,I have always loved working with kids it's my passion and when I became a mother it become the best of both worlds I can do what I love and have my son with me,I think that watching kids discover something new is the best experience and though my years working with kids I have found such joy in taking care of children and feel very blessed to do something that I love.
Trina E. - Seeking Work in Tumwater

11.96 / hour

I have been taking care of children of all ages and personalities for quite some time. The most recent nanny job I've had lasted over a year and I worked with a five year old boy who I took care of, brought to and from school and to activities, took him to therapy, did therapeutic activities with him and dictated his specific schedule. I have experience with girls and boys of all ages. I have a lot of energy and enjoy working with children that enjoy the outdoors and sports. I also am good with arts and crafts! I am a kid at heart and can keep up with whatever is thrown at me.
Darby C. - Seeking Work in Tumwater

11.84 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been baby sitting children that my little sister has gone to school with since I was 13. I love children, I am going to school to be a pediatric nurse.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Tumwater, 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 Tumwater’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 Tumwater 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 Tumwater?
  • 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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