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Chandra B. - Seeking Work in Parker

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

I have been an elementary school teacher for the past seven years. I have taught first, second, third, and fifth grade, as well as tutoring in all grades K-8. I have my Masters degree in Curriculum & Instruction as a Reading Specialist. I have stayed at home with my daughter this year, and would like to continue to care for her, but would like to put my educational background to good use with the right family. I would be willing to provide long-term care if it is a great fit. I would like to provide educational care rather than just "watching" children. I take what I do very seriously and have wonderful work ethic. I could create a program that is specifically tailored to your child or children.
Anna H. - Seeking Work in Parker

Hourly rate17.14 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I'm a natural caretaker- I'm the type of person who loves helping others & taking care of those I love. From a very young age, I knew that childcare was a passion of mine and that I would ultimately end up working with children in the future. Age 6-10: Mother's helper; basically learned the ropes taking care of neighbors' kids while the parents did things around the house. Age 12-present: essentially FULL caretaker of my younger half-brother. Started at infancy and have been there almost every step of the way caring for him. In between all of that time, I have worked as a nanny for a newborn; feeding, changing, play time, cleaning around the house, etc. I stuck with a routine that kept the baby content and comforted. I worked as a nanny for two girls, ages 8 and 12. Picked up/dropped off for school, helped with homework, made dinner, bath time and bed time "prep". I've babysat for many, many others in the midst of all that and have traveled as far as China to work with orphans and foster children. We taught the "nannies" in the orphanages how to use toys to stimulate the childrens muscles and other important tips.
Erica S. - Seeking Work in Parker

Hourly rate12.32 / hour

I have never been a nanny and I am hoping to become a Summer Nanny. I have been a babysitter multiple times. I have at least 8 years of experience with children. When I was just 13 years old I was a junior lifeguard for the baby pool. I have experience with watch little children in general as well as watching them in the swimming pool. As I turned 15 I continued to become a lifeguard. Again I had experience with being able to watch many age groups of children in the swimming pool. With my lifeguard job I also was a swim lessons coach to many children of different age groups. I have been swimming competitively for over 10 years so I have a large amount of experience in a swimming pool. In high school I was a teacher assistant for a pre school one year and then a second grade class. I have also been a huge part in my niece's life. I have been babysitting her since she was a baby. With her I love to take her to places like the pool or the aquarium, or build a bear where she can learn and we have fun doing it. I love kids and I would love to be a nanny.
Laura M. - Seeking Work in Parker

Hourly rate17.14 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I started trying to babysit at the age of 5. I love children and truly believe that the more we can give children now the better we are making their future. I strive every day to provide every child I encounter the best opportunities to have fun learning every lesson they can. I started working as babysitter in high school and even as an adult I contact the families I babysat in high school at least once a year. I currently work as a preschool teacher at a local preschool where I have been since May of 2010. I earned my degree in Elementary Education from the University of Northern Colorado in 2008 and I am looking forward to starting my Masters in Early Childhood Education in the next couple of years.
Kerrie M. - Seeking Work in Parker

Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have worked in corporate childcare for 2 years now. I would love to work with one family full time. I have worked with kids of all ages, including kids with special needs. I have taught swim lessons with kids ages 2-7. I have worked thoroughly with infants and toddlers. I have also worked with older kids substantially. All of the people I have worked for before have continued to use me when they need me. I have also worked in a classroom as I am getting my elementary education degree. All of the kids I babysit for love me and I love working with kids!
Kelly C. - Seeking Work in Parker

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

I am the oldest of 16 grandkids so I have grown up taking care of them. I have also had two nanny jobs. The first was caring for twin boys when I was in high school. The second was for two girls who were four and about 6 months old. I took them to the park, to the zoo and ultimately got to know them and their family.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Parker, CO?

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 Parker’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 Parker 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 Colorado?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Parker?
  • 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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