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State College, PA Nannies

Kayla  M. - Seeking Work in State College

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

Hi, My name is Kayla, I moved here to attend school at Penn State Univerisity. I am 24 years old and have tons of experience with child care. I spent my first two years of college at San Jose State University as a Child Development Major. I am currently attending PSU as an Education Major for elementary education and special education. I have worked Over 5 years in the child care profession starting with mostly volunteer work in a 1st Grade elementary school classroom for two years, then i moved into working with special education for two years, about a year in a 5th grade special ed. classroom, a little under 3 months at a charter school preschool for low income families, and i also traveled to Nairobi, Kenya (Africa) for 3 months to work in an orphanage. At my time in San Jose almost all of my jobs were nanny positions or babysitting positions because i love to work with kids and also the flexible time schedules. I worked at a pool for the summer so i am CPR certified, Lifeguard/First Aid certified, and i have also worked at the local rec centers in my hometown in the summer camps and pee wee sports camp so i am very outgoing, energetic, and i love to play games and different types of sports.
Janelle R. - Seeking Work in State College

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked with children through babysitting since I was 13 years old. I have babysat children around the ages of 2-8. When I was in college, I was a nanny for a lady with two kids and also maintained housekeeping. I am currently working for the past 4 summers with 1st grade during our summer camp program.
Emily M. - Seeking Work in State College

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat for children in my neighborhood over the years. I spent a month assistant teaching in a computer lab, helping children with online homework and games. Two summers ago I taught dance and theatre at the YMCA Summer Camp in Ambler. I Love Kids!
Lisa R. - Seeking Work in State College

13.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I can care for your child like my own love doing crafts coloring making up games going to play ground i have a in ground pool and big yard of my own a lot one on one time I can do family supper prep so all you will do is sit and eat with your family and do light CLEAN up of dishes . I raised my son of 28 yrs old lives in Massachusetts and my daughter age 21 just graduated Lock Haven University . My husband works in state college HRI company I'm on disability for my back but am fine for child care I drive a 2016 jeep Cherokee. My daughter was special needs has a very rare skin condition call Ichthyosis needed to watch her body temperature all time she has no control of it we made it thru a lot She in picture with photo shot looking for part time day light hours nothing after 4
Catherine S. - Seeking Work in State College

9.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

My name is Catherine Smith, I am a junior at Penn State studying journalism. I am currently looking for a nanny job since I don't have a heavy class schedule this semester. I love taking care of kids and spending time with them because of past experiences of babysitting my neighbor's kids. I still keep in touch with some of this kids just because I enjoyed spending so much time with them, which I think makes me such a great nanny.
Danae S. - Seeking Work in State College

14.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

Hello! My name is Danae Sutliff and I love working with kids! I am very adventurous, fun and good at keeping the little ones occupied! I think the biggest reason I enjoy working with kids is the warmth they give. Kids are so loving and lovable and I believe love is contagious. I will be available to work all throughout the summer as well as winter and spring and I am willing to start today!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in State College, PA?

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 State College’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 State College 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 Pennsylvania?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in State College?
  • 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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