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Vail, CO Nannies

Carly M. - Seeking Work in Vail

Hourly rate12.21 / hour

I am 24 years old with a degree in Elementary Education. Throughout high school I babysat for a number of families of all ages. When I began college I also began working at a daycare that provides care for 100+ children a day. In my 4 years there I have worked with every age and have gone through required childcare, first aid, CPR and other training courses. After I graduated from college I began substitute teaching and have had a lot of hands-on experience in classrooms. Following that, I was a co-teacher in the school-age classroom at the daycare and got to plan and execute daily field trips for the students that provided an educational and fun experience. After moving to Colorado 2 years ago, I began nannying and nannied for a family for a year. I maintain a friendship with the family but have moved on to work in an elementary school, specifically with a child who has a behavior disorder. Between the daycare and the school setting I have had a substantial amount of experience with children.
Victoria G. - Seeking Work in Vail

Hourly rate15.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience6 yrs of experience

Alyson - Seeking Work in Vail

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

During the summers I have worked at a camp for teenagers in Wyoming for the past 7 years, which involves working and interacting with them on a daily basis as well as living in a cabin with them. I have enjoyed doing this very much and if I could do it for the rest of my life I most certainly would. I have also babysat for different families on and off from the time I could drive until now.
Ashley - Seeking Work in Vail

Hourly rate11.87 / hour

I have been involved with taking care of children all of my life. Most recently I worked at a day care running the before and after school program. This included feeding the children, planning activities for them, and helping with homework. I have also taught at a private school for grades fourth through ninth. I also tutored a child for 6 months. I have been babysitting since I was twelve years old.
Summer - Seeking Work in Vail

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

My first experience was caring for 5 children when I was twelve. I loved it so much I became nannied for them for six years. Also, I have volunteered with non-profit organizations where I tutor/mentor at-risk children. I have also mentored/tutored in classrooms of middleschoolers. I have also been employed by a on call nanny service where I nannied for various families on a full time basis. Lastly, I just got back from volunteering abroad in Tanzania, Africa where I lived with and cared for 54 orphans in a children's center.
Brook - Seeking Work in Vail

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

I have several years of babysitting experience, I have 2 children 7 & 6mons, and I am a group leader for my 7 year olds girl scout troop
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Vail, 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 Vail’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 Vail 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 Vail?
  • 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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