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Deborah C. - Seeking Work in Nampa

Hourly rate7.75 / hour

I worked as the lead teacher with the infant (newborn) through one-year-old in Boise. I also worked with two third graders with autism. I hold a Master's degree in Early Childhood Education, and I taught the middle school student as an Idaho state certified teacher, ages newborn through eighth grade.
Sarah J. - Seeking Work in Nampa

Hourly rate11.42 / hour

I have worked in a daycare for just over a year. Also I have been baysitting for the last 8 years. I have experience with newbors all the way up to pre teens. I have experience teaching letters, numbers, colors, etc.
Bobbi  B. - Seeking Work in Nampa

Hourly rate8.57 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I used to be a daycare teacher as well as part time baby sitting for several years.
Amanda  S. - Seeking Work in Nampa

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

Nanny/Babysitting experience from 1997 - 2002 mostly with one family. As well through local church volunteered with nursery through pre-teen ages including the church fundraisers that the youth group would hold. After the turning 18 moved up to Boise and worked at thelifeguarding and teaching swimming lessons as well at Gym State Gymnastics one summer.
Sarah - Seeking Work in Nampa

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I have a great deal of experience with children in a variety of settings, and I am comfortable with all types and ages of children. I would consider my child care style to be very laid-back and casual, yet I know how to be authoritative when necessary. I make every effort to explain things to children, and I always try to treat them like real people. I have a great sense of humor, and I enjoy being goofy and laughing with children. I always support parents in their wishes for their children, and am good at enforcing rules when appropriate. I like to be active with children, and am comfortable with any situation. I have worked with children of a variety of ages, genders, and abilities in many settings. I have been babysitting for over 8 years, and have worked for approximately 15 families. I was a nanny for a 3 month old, and also an 11 month old. I have also worked with children in camp settings as a counselor for a total of 9 camps over 6 summers, and I am currently working as a full-time counselor at a daycamp for ages 7-12. I am an Elementary Education major, and I have spent over a hundred hours in elementary classrooms as a student teacher. I have a very casual, comfortable style with children, and am a naturally very energetic person. I also have very good communication skills, and am good at communicating with parents. I am also infant and child CPR trained, and would be competent to handle any emergency situation. Children enjoy my willingness to be silly, and yet they understand that I am in constant control of the situation. My vast experience with all ages and all settings makes me a very qualified nanny, and I am capable of working with any child.
Melissa H. - Seeking Work in Nampa

Hourly rate11.42 / hour

I have worked in a variety of settings. During my Middle School years I worked for a daycare which provided care for children ranging in age from infancy to teens. This included playing (indoors and outdoors) age appropriate games, taking children out on field trips, potty training, changing diapers, feeding, and supervising naps. On my own I have babysat many children ranging in age from newborn to about 12 yrs old. One of the children I watched was a behaviorally challenged child who needed firm guidance and a strict schedule in order to maintain a calm demeanor. In the last 4 years I have had one nanny position. Caring for 3 children-one of which had moderate to severe medical issues and severe food allergies. We visited the parks, went out on trips, or stayed in and played games, did craft projects, or occasionally watched a movie during an afternoon nap. Two of the children were school aged, and made sure homework was done before any playtime was allowed.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Nampa, OR?

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 Nampa’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 Nampa 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 Oregon?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Nampa?
  • 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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