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Thornton, CO Nannies

Brittany L. - Seeking Work in Thornton

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

I have extensive childcare experience and have been babysitting since I was old enough to get certified, (14 years!) I love childcare, and after working some other jobs, would like to make this my career. I would be an excellent nanny, and look forward to finding the the family that is the perfect match.
Mary S. - Seeking Work in Thornton

Hourly rate11.76 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I was a nanny in Pennsylvannia for over 4 years, and then when I moved to Colorado, I recieved a position as a nanny for a one year girl for over an year and a half. Then I was a babyistter for 2 little girls twice a week for 2 years. I have 2 children of my own (Scarlett 3 and Penelope 2) and I am also a nanny for 2 children, ages 5 and 2. There family is moving in the spring, so I am currently looking for a new position. Ideally I am looking for 1 child to watch, so that we can still do all the fun things (zoo, museumsetc.) I have always loved being a nanny, so I am just glad that I can still continue to do it while getting to spend time with my children.
Kendra L. - Seeking Work in Thornton

Hourly rate11.76 / hour

I have 17 years experience in child care (ages 0-12). Five years in a daycare center as a teacher's aid then to an assistant teacher in the toddler room while in college, after that job I ventured into the nanny world and loved it (almost 3 years for one family and about a year long as a temp nanny through an agency), also babysat before/during/and a little after all of those positions.
Glory F. - Seeking Work in Thornton

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

I have been a nanny for three years now to four children ranging from 3 months to 4 years old. Before that, I worked in a daycare where I cared for children ranging from 0-18 years. I have taken several courses in Early Childhood Education and have recently renewed my certification in child/infant CPR and First Aid as well.
Kayla C. - Seeking Work in Thornton

Hourly rate14.28 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have done pretty much everything needed in the household! I have done bottle feeding/meals, Diaper changes/potty training, Getting kids up and ready for the day/Nap time/ getting kids ready for bed, planning daily activities and learning activities, Household schedule, homework help, pick up and drop offs. I have done it all anything you can think of I am sure I have done it!!
Amber S. - Seeking Work in Thornton

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

I have been working with children since I was 16, so it's been about 4 years. I worked at Primrose Schools for 3 years and loved it. I worked with ages 6 weeks to a year then soon moved classrooms and began working with children 18 to 24 months. I had the hard decision of leaving xx for a job offering I had received to be an infant teacher at a School in Thornton. I chose to except the offer and say goodbye to xx. I am CPR and First Aid certified and always keep that up to date. I just recently got my CDA (Child Development Associates) through I have been employee of the month at least three times and was just recently awarded "terrific teacher of Adams 12" and I was very honored and proud. I love kids of every age and I learn something new from them everyday.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Thornton, 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 Thornton’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 Thornton 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 Thornton?
  • 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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