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Jana B. - Seeking Work in Wheat Ridge

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

I cared for children when I was a stay at home mom. I was caring for two boys recently but couple split up.Please take a look at my profile and see if I would be someone you might consider. Thank you.
Andrea B. - Seeking Work in Wheat Ridge

Hourly rate11.21 / hour

In the past summers as a nanny, I would take the children to the zoo, museums, water parks, local pools, parks etc. I would also find time to work on school work, such as: reading, writing, and math. I have also dropped and picked children up from different camps. I have prepared meals fo the children also.
Robin - Seeking Work in Wheat Ridge

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

Currently I am waiting for my teaching license to be approved! (Primary Aftercare Lead Teacher) Golden, Colorado August 2008- Current Primary ages 3-6 - Plan lessons and activities that allign with the primary montessori cirriculum - Assist students in learning respect of themselves, others and their environment. -Teach cooperation and community awareness. Stober Elementary (Student Teaching) Lakewood, Colorado January 2008- May 2008 6th Grade Student Teacher ƒÞ Plan and teach lessons that align with Jefferson County curriculum pacing and timelines ƒÞ Use information gained from assessments to guide instruction ƒÞ Focus instruction so that Essential Learning is met ƒÞ Collaborate with team teachers and various committee members Jefferson County Public Schools Jefferson County, Colorado October 2006- May 2008 Substitute Teacher ƒÞ Teach in a classroom of 20 -45 students from 1st grade to 12th grade ƒÞ Execute lesson plans from Jefferson County curriculum and teacher¡¦s notes ƒÞ Manage students and their activities to maintain a productive classroom while their regular teacher is absent Maddox Elementary (Practicum) Englewood, Colorado August 2007- December 2007 1st/ 2nd Grade Teacher¡¦s Assistant „X Collaborate with teachers about effective teaching strategies for children ages 5-7 „X Inspire confidence in children by offering age appropriate activities ƒÞ Work with children form various ethnic, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds Lawrence Elementary (Practicum) Arvada, Colorado January 2007- May 2007 4th Grade Teacher¡¦s Assistant ƒÞ Prepare and execute lesson plans while making any needed adjustments to better student understanding ƒÞ Supervise students and maintain structure in the classroom to foster a controlled classroom environment ƒÞ Provide a safe and secure atmosphere where all students are respected and feel safe. Hearts In Hands Day Care Center Fort Collins, Colorado August 2003- August 2006 Preschool Teacher „X Organize an age appropriate activity daily for 3 to 5 year olds „X Teach and Manage a classroom of 10 to 20 children „X Speak with parents about what their child has been doing in the classroom both academically and socially „X Offer an environment that promotes respect and trust Summer Camp Teacher May 2005 -August 2005 „X Plan 2-3 creative academic activities daily for ages 5 to 7 „X Provide a flexible yet eventful schedule for daily activities „X Maintain discipline and offer new ways to mediate problems „X Converse with parents about their children¡¦s development, behavior, and skills in school „X Communicate with members of the community to provide educational activities for children Youth Activity Center (Practicum) Fort Collins, Colorado August 2005- December 2005 Toddler and Preschool Teacher „X Plan and implement age appropriate activities for children ages 2 - 4 „X Inspire self-confidence in children by encouraging creativity and independence Upper Elementary Events Teacher „X Facilitate positive evening activities for students „X Offer support and mediation for children in need Colorado State Lab School (Practicum) Fort Collins, Colorado January 2005- May 2005 Preschool Teacher¡¦s Assistant ƒÞ Provide a fun and fair learning environment for preschool children ƒÞ Perform lesson plans designed by the regular classroom teacher ƒÞ Help students to develop autonomy and confidence My experience is quite extensive. I have just finished my licensing program through Metro State College to become an elementary school teacher. I have also taught various ages of preschool children for 3 years. My focus of study has been on children for the past 6 years. My philosophy about education and discipline is very current and includes being fun, fair and consistent. I would love the opportunity to meet you and your family!
Maggie W. - Seeking Work in Wheat Ridge

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

I am looking for a great family to help out! I have lots of experience in childcare. I started babysitting at a young age. Around the age of 15, I started regularly babysitting for several families, including one part time position for a good amount of time. From May 2009 until January 2012, I worked as a nursery worker for my church. I took care of all ages; infants, toddlers and preschoolers. During this time, I also held the position of lead teacher for the 4 year old classroom. I prepared and taught lessons in addition to the basic duties of a nursery worker. I held the lead teacher position for a year. From January to May 2012, I was a full time temp nanny for a 10-year-old. I performed light housekeeping, helped the child with homework and drove the child to activities. From May to July 2012, I was a full time temp nanny for 3 young children (1 1/2, 3 & 5) for 50+ hours/week. In August 2012, I became a full time nanny for 3 children. I currently still care for them, until the 1st week of August. When I started, they were 4 months, 2 1/2 years and 7 years old.
Lynda - Seeking Work in Wheat Ridge

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I have been babysitting my sisters and children in the neighborhood since I was fourteen, and I was a nanny in 2007 for about two months. I am used to cooking, cleaning, etc.- all the things that comes with watching kids.
Katlin A. - Seeking Work in Wheat Ridge

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

I have worked in childcare for most of my life whether it be babysitting, camp counsilor, or dance coach. I also have over two and a half years of experience working in daycares with all ages of children
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Wheat Ridge, 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 Wheat Ridge’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 Wheat Ridge 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 Wheat Ridge?
  • 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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