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Vail, CO Nannies

Chelsea S. - Seeking Work in Vail

17.14 / hour

I am from a family of 10, and I am the oldest girl! I've definitely had my share of childcare. I've been a babysitter for numerous families, and I've also been a lifegaurd for 3 years and taught swimming lessons. I love little kids and have been told I should become a teacher. I actually helped teach at a preschool a couple of times when they needed help.
Amanda (Mandy) A. - Seeking Work in Vail

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Prepared simple meals, watched over multiple children at once ages 3 mos to 10 yrs. Watched over twins. Organized daily activities, transported children to and from school or other activities, traveled with family on vacations when needed, and always made sure that the children were happy, safe, and well looked after.
Victoria G. - Seeking Work in Vail

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
6 yrs of experience

Amelia M. - Seeking Work in Vail

14.28 / hour

I have been babysitting since the age of 16, I am also a childrens swim teacher and homework tutuor. I am the oldest of 4 children, my little sister and i being 10 years apart so have always portrayed complete maturity and have a very caring attitude and approach when sitting. I majored in nutrition and fitness in college so am aware of what the body- old and young needs. I am a great cook and comfotable with children of all ages.
Susi B. - Seeking Work in Vail

22.85 / hour

Over 4 decades of quality nanny care infants to teens ....
Claudia  P. - Seeking Work in Vail

10.20 / hour

I am a preschool teacher, have many years experience as a babysitter, teacher and nanny.
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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?