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Melyssa R. - Seeking Work in Whittier

Hourly rate17.14 / hour

I have baby sat for family members ever since i was in high school. I was a Special Ed. TA for a year in an elementary school where i have worked with autistic children. I am now a general ed TA where I have shared supervision of about 60 kindergartners. I have worked with children who have learning and behavior disabilities. I was to conduct small intervention groups with at risk children and have my own lesson plans with different strategies to best fit the child's needs.
Lisa B. - Seeking Work in Whittier

Hourly rate11.44 / hour

Much of my childcare experience comes from my experience as a teacher. I have worked in a daycare facility with infants up to 18 months. I have also taught Kindergarten, first, second, third, and sixth grades. I have been a nanny for 5 year old triplets and currently work with special needs students.
Amelia M. - Seeking Work in Whittier

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have nannied for a family before for 2 years, one boy and one girl ages 3 and 5, up until they were 5 and 7. I cooked, cleaned, did childs laundry, took and picked children up from school, took them on outings and often did different activities with the children, rarely resorting to the television. I have also recently nannied for a 3yr old girl, did light cleaning, cooked healthy meals, played games, took on outings to librabry and park, never resorting to the televison. I have also babysat for many families including relatives. I have babysat infants and children up to 15 years old. I have taught children how to read and enjoy helping children grow and expand in their learning, teaching manners and discipline without resorting to hitting or harsh verbal punishments.
Frederick S. - Seeking Work in Whittier

Hourly rate17.14 / hour

Natalie G. - Seeking Work in Whittier

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

While working on my B.A. in Child Development, I was working with infants and toddlers (for about 4 years). Occasionally, I'd work with school-aged children during those years and more recently (the past 2 years) I work with school-aged boys on the Autism Spectrum. I love working with children and having an opportunity to be a positive figure in their lives.
Emily L. - Seeking Work in Whittier

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

Hi, although I have only babysat a few times I have a lot of experience with children. I have been serving at my church in the children's ministry almost every Sunday for about 10 years now. I am a teachers assistant for the 2&3 year old class. I have also assisted in the nursery and toddlers and other ages up to the fifth grade. I love kids and would love the opportunity to spend time with your children and help to make you life easier! I also work at a daycare on Thursdays called Moppets. It is for 2 & 3 year old children.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Whittier, CA?

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 Whittier’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 Whittier 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 California?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Whittier?
  • 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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