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Wilkes-Barre, PA Nannies

Angel B. - Seeking Work in Wilkes-Barre

Hourly rate11.42 / hour

I babysat as a teenager and in college. I became a nanny when I was going to college. I met a couple who moved from France to live in the states. They moved to PA for a few years. Their children were two and the other was three months when I started. I would do house work, cook dinner, activities, and got them ready for bed.
Charlotte H. - Seeking Work in Wilkes-Barre

Hourly rate11.42 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have been babysitting since I was 14 for multiple families and have worked as a recreation assistant for a parks and recreation facility for 5 years. The combination of this experience has given me the oppurtunity to work with various aged kids in several different environments. Most recently, I have provided care to a 5 year old boy since September of 2011, but due to him starting kindergarten, my services are no longer needed full time.
Cindy B. - Seeking Work in Wilkes-Barre

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

Past experience includes watching newborns up to 8 years of age for several hours daily, as well as raising my own family. This also includes educational and recreational activities inside and outside of the home.
Debbie  W. - Seeking Work in Wilkes-Barre

Hourly rate17.50 / hour
Years of childcare experience29 yrs of experience

Im a 52 year young mum who loves to laugh and be happy. I love to cook and read, do crafts, and just enjoy each day as much as possible. I'm a pet lover and have been a school bus driver for 14 years. I've earned my stripes. Looking forward to meeting you and your children and help your family flourish!!!
Katie  - Seeking Work in Wilkes-Barre

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

Over ten years expierence in childcare in a various family home settings as a babysitter. I have educationally required expierence in actually childcare settings such as classroom aide hours, observations, and formal classroom training . I love children and have 3 siblings of two of which I spent many years babysitting for, I hope to be an Elementary School Teacher and I am currently enrolled in LCCC's 2+2 program with Bloomsburg University which explains my availability which is somewhat flexible on all days with exception to Tuesday's and Thursday's. I have been interested in working with children my entire life and I plan to be student teaching by fall of 2010.
Christine - Seeking Work in Wilkes-Barre

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

I have been babysitting since I was about 13 years old. I have babysat many kids, all of different ages ranging from infant to about 11 or 12 years old. I have also wokred in a preschool/childcare center in Stony Brook, NY at SUNY Stony Brook UNiversity. I worked in a classroom with kids from the ages 3 to 5 years old, for approximately two summers (2004 and 2005).
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Wilkes-Barre, 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 Wilkes-Barre’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 Wilkes-Barre 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 Wilkes-Barre?
  • 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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