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Rosalea Noel
Ashland$20/hr  |  9 yrs experience
Moving from Southern California back to my home town of Ashland. Graduated from SOSC (now, SOU) in 1993 and have worked with kids since 1998. I possess a California Teaching Credential, owned and operated a licensed in-home childcare business for 15 years, and have worked as a professional nanny for the past three years. I have experience with special needs children (my 23 year old daughter is on the autism spectrum); multiples (twins); and special diets related to food allergies.
I am an animal lover, i.e. dogs, cats, birds, and hamsters; love to cook; and enjoy reading and gardening.
Something interesting about myself: I have been married 24 years and have known my husband since I was eleven years old. We have two grown children; both currently college students. Our youngest son is planning to transfer to SOU when we return to Southern Oregon.
Sofi Hart
Ashland$13/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am a soon to be graduate student at SOU in a Masters of Science in Education (MSEd) program. I am super excited to be in Ashland as I am a Southern Oregon gal born and raised. I have extensive experience working with kiddos with behavioral and emotional challenges, learning differences, and special needs. I also have worked in mental health therapy for kids. There is nothing I can't handle and I have endless amounts of patience and kindness to give!
Tiffany Parsons
Ashland$11.25/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi my name is Tiffany I’m a mother of 2. I’m a ashland local and love kids. I prefer to work evenings and late night hours for parents that need a date night or work graveyard shift. I’m a very responsible and friendly person that has no problem with pets or helping out busy parents .
Taylor Wakefield
Ashland$11.25/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi! My name is Taylor and I am currently a student at Southern Oregon University. I am 19 years old and have been working with children since I was 14. It started with babysitting and when I turned 16 I began working in childcare. I am willing to move my school schedule to fit what you need.
Mia Jones
Ashland$15/hr  |  1 yrs experience
I'm a 20 year old, fun-loving, energetic student, looking for a summer nanny job. I am comfortable with children of all ages and come from a large family.
Sarah G.
Ashland$14.28/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Many years of childcare experience
Stefanie U.
Ashland$17.14/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have several years’ experience caring for children of all different ages. I am very outgoing, fun-loving , creative, and very active, allowing me to keep kids active throughout the day; not sitting in front of the TV. I enjoy stimulating my mind and the minds of young children through hands on activities, I feel experiencing is a huge part of learning. I love watching kids Grasp new concepts, or learn new tricks! Growing up in a big house hold with older brothers and sisters has given me the confidence I need to shape our worlds future minds. Also, I have worked at several ski resorts on the west coast in the ski school department teaching children how to ski and snowboard, Heavenly Resort in Tahoe, CA, and Canyons Resort in Park City, UT to name a few. I started Nanning part time when I was 18years old. The past 5 years of my life I have been a professional Private Nanny, meaning I dedicate 100% of myself to the family and children I work with. Currently, I work for a Doctor (wife), Private high school English teacher (husband), and their two little girls. Ada is their oldest at 3.5 years old and Lucy will be 1 year in two weeks FEB, 16th 2012. The parents trust me to make executive decisions for the girls. They will leave me with the girls for the weekend while they (the parents) have an out of town get away. I work up to 40 hours in a week for the family. I feel great satisfaction when parents are able to come home, after a long day at work, and give 100% of their attention to the children instead of having to worry about doing every day house duties. However, the children are my first priority but, when I have a few mins of down time I take the initiative around the house and do whatever needs to get done (light housekeeping). We do have housekeeping that comes to do the deep cleaning. In most cases I pick up after children, do any dishes left over from the night before, unload/load dish washer, take out trash, I do all girls laundry including folding and putting away, I make sure drawers are nice, neat, and organized, I sort through and organize clothes that may be too small, I also do parents Laundry, the list goes on, really. I will do errands for family, including but not limited to grocery shopping, dropping off and picking up dry cleaning, mailing letters/packages, I take girls shoe shopping , ect. I also will travel with families on vacations. I go out of my way to take care of the family I work for, my family. I care for the youngest Lucy, full time. I do all motherly duties including but not limited to singing, reading, developing motor & language skills, I make sure child is receiving healthy nutritious meals throughout the day, I keep her on a sleeping schedule, take her for walks (when weather permits), I love & cuddle her basically, I treat her as if she is my own . I suggested she start swimming class and we now have parent /nanny participation swim classes every Monday. We also attend baby story time at the local library. I feel being comfortable in social situations, in doors and outdoors, for babies and toddlers is very important. Since Ada is 3.5, she is attending Montessori school 4 days a week from 9am-noon. I get to work at around 7am so it is my responsibility to get Ada ready for school, making sure she has a good breakfast, fully dressed, vitamins are taken, teeth and hair are brushed, ect. I drop her off and pick her up from school, and again I make sure she has lunch. I also take Ada to extra activities, like swim lessons and ballet. Ada is quite the artist; we paint, drawl, color, bead necklaces, and dance a lot. Recently, I have been teaching her how to play soccer, shovel dirt, and rake the yard. We have so much fun outside! I love watching her skills improve. There is such a big difference since last year; it’s amazing how well she is developing.
Lisa B.
Ashland$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Most recently, I was a live-in Nanny for a High-Profile Family, located in Lexington, MA. I worked alongside a team consisting of other nannies, chauffeurs and cleaning crews. I have a ‘pitch-in where needed’ attitude and I love the variety of performing various household tasks when the kids were at school. I also worked for a couple of other families both as live-in and a live-out. I have been a nanny since 2006 and I really love it! In addition, I taught preschool for xx for 3 years. I taught children age 3-5, met with parents, planned out lesson plans and scheduled educational field trips. When I taught preschool, I learned how to nurture children in the areas of social/emotional, cognitive, gross and fine motor and both receptive and expressive language. My philosophies on education range from hands-on learning/learning through guided play, redirecting as a means of discipline and creating a reward system for positive behavior.
ShyAnne Woods
Ashland$11.25/hr  |  6 yrs experience
I am an 18 year old who has had years of experience with babysitting an autistic toddler and his younger sister. I grew up in a big family; I have 4 brothers who love to give me a hard time, and a sister who has a 4 year old son of her own, and another child on the way. I love working with kids because they're fun and they don't limit their imagination.
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Amber B.

Amber is very reliable and always on time. She has extensive experience which is obvious when seeing her interactions with my daughter. My daughter is always very excited to have Amber watch her. Having an educational background and extensive child experience make her an excellent candidate for anyone looking for a quality nanny. I recommend her without any hesitation. - Craig

Maria A.

She is very kind, patient, and hardworking. She always offers to do tasks around the house and is very passionate about working with children! - magda milad

Justina L.

Justina was so perfect for our family. She was kind, thoughtful, gentle, focused on early childhood education best practices. Our two kids are different people, and she was able to meet the needs of both of them so well. She is fantastic, and any family would be so very lucky to have her. - Jennifer

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How to Hire a Nanny in Ashland, OR

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Understand Nanny Responsibilities in Ashland, OR

Before beginning the search for a nanny, it’s important to understand what you’re looking for and if a nanny is the right choice for your child care needs. In hiring a nanny, first, you should think through what responsibilities you expect your nanny to handle. With that information, you can create a profile so that nannies can reach out to you. The boundaries for nannies duties vary from family to family. In general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your children’s needs are met, including things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active. When tasks go beyond child care, for example, housekeeping or meal preparation, it’s good practice to communicate these expectations with your nanny before hiring them. Along with the different duties that you ask for, experience and location can impact how much you should pay your nanny.

Ashland Nanny Interviews

Once you start connecting with prospective nannies, the next step is a nanny interview. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some nanny interview questions to consider asking:

  • Do you have experience being a nanny?
  • 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 in Ashland? Do you have experience being a live in nanny?
  • Are you open to being a nanny in a nanny share?
  • Do you have any references?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR in Ashland?
  • Do you have a driver’s license in OR? Do you own a car?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you open to being paid through direct-deposit, pay stubs?
  • What are your expectations around over-time pay and vacation time?

During the hiring process, it’s essential to ask for references, and by asking their references questions you gain a better understanding of they will fit in your family. As you get closer to hiring a nanny, be sure to run a background check to ensure your kids are in good hands. When evaluating a prospective nanny, it’s essential to make sure you’re setting the foundation for a good relationship with your nanny. You can do this by being clear about your expectations around nanny responsibilities and compensation, and of course, by being friendly and welcoming! And of course, as you learn how to hire a nanny, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

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