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Surprise, AZ Nannies

Kelly H. - Seeking Work in Surprise

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a nanny for a close friend for a year while she finished school. After that I worked in a childcare facility and later became the childcare suprevisor. I am, and have worked for the past 5 years in a preschool daycare setting.
Maurissa R. - Seeking Work in Surprise

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

In high school, I took a Child Development class for 3 years and we had hands-on interactions at the attached preschool; we mainly taught lesson plans in a group for one week per person, also I came after school to help out with the late group. I have been a paid babysitter since I was 11 years old and continue on even today. I also have a little sister whom I watched every single day after school and all summer long as well. I am CPR certified, First Aid trained and hold a certificate of completion in EMT training.
Ioana M. - Seeking Work in Surprise

11.42 / hour

I have worked for families with infants up to 10 years old. I like to do crafts with them, play games, go to the park, cook, read and many other activities.I also have a 5 years old girl on my own.
Aliya D. - Seeking Work in Surprise

11.76 / hour
Full-time hours

While I was growing up, members in my church would always ask me to babysit their children for them while they went on date night. I was babysitting for families almost ever Friday and Saturday night. I loved it. My mom ran a daycare in her home for the last 2 years, I was always around to help her take care of 3-9 kids a day, ranging from under a year to 10 years old.
Christine K. - Seeking Work in Surprise

11.76 / hour

I have been a nanny for over 15 years. I have watched newborn to 13 year olds. I have been with families for 4 or more years. I like to become one of the family!I have 2 older boys of my own.
Leah  C. - Seeking Work in Surprise

11.65 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked for a preschool for about a total of 5 years. I worked in just about every age group. I have also been babysitting for about 12 years (can get you references upon request.)
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Surprise, AZ?

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 Surprise’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 Surprise 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 Arizona?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Surprise?
  • 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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