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Brenda W. - Seeking Work in Irving

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

I am certified in CPR/First Aid. I'm have worked in the Dallas area with the young infant room, 10 children with three teachers, young toddlers, and the two year olds. I have twenty years of experience with children ranging from four weeks through 12. I also have a B.S. in Early Childhood Education: Preschool Certification. I have extensive experience with six weeks through two's. Coming from Illinois, I am used to lower teacher/student ratios and like them better because you have more one on one with the kids. This age range is amazing because they are so full of wonder, energy and love to experience new things. My philosophy is too exposing the child to activities physically and educationally and making learning fun. I home schooled my three girls so I do like the idea and have the knowledge to help children learn from a young age. I also exposed my children different styles of music at as a young infant on. They were also involved in one week musical camp through a church in Illinois from when my oldest daughter was 7. They put on three performances at the end of the week. I reentered the work force in 2003 into a daycare through Southern Illinois University. I believe in exposing a child as early as possible to reading, manipulatives, and environmental stimulus, describing as you go so the child will expand his/her vocabulary. Thank you for your time, I look forward to talking to you. Brenda.
Rachel R. - Seeking Work in Irving

Hourly rate8.26 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I am 24-years-old with 8 years experience in child care as a baby-sitter, nanny, camp counselor, and a volunteer in Americorp. As a camp counselor in Palmyra Va, I lived in a cabin with 8-10 girls ages 9-13 with another co-counselor. I taught predominantly pottery and craft classes. After the summer was over I lived in Philadelphia working as an Americorp volunteer with inner city children in elementary, middle and high school in-school, after school, and weekend life-changing programs. Since than I have nannied for 3 wonderful. I have a 2010 Honda Insight with a clean driving record and background check. I am described as energetic, committed, highly organized and very fun! I have never 'burned out' when working with kids. I provide my resume, references, and photo albums of my experiences with interviews.
Maegan K. - Seeking Work in Irving

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

My name is Maegan and I am interested in being your nanny! I have been taking care of children since I was sixteen. I have a great background in Early Education being an early preschool teacher, afterschool teacher, and a float in between toddler and infant rooms. Playing, singing, and reading are my specialties, as long as the children are engaged, they are learning. My experience as a nanny has been nothing but positive, I love that the children are growing and learning in their own environment. I have worked with three different families, all within infant to preschool age. I use a daily sheet to communicate what your child's day is like and follow the schedule the parent makes for me so the child doesn't mess up their routine. I'm experienced in making bottles, toddler breakfast and lunch, and occasionally setting stuff out for dinner. Rarely ever do I turn on a tv or use electronic devices, I believe that interaction and exploring the child's surroundings is the most beneficial. Getting to know the child helps me to plan learning enrichment activities based on interests and development and to make sure they are always happy. Housekeeping and laundry, etc. is always done while the child is napping and when time permits because the child is the first priority. Children are my passion and I have lots of love to give. I am CPR/First Aid certified and I have my own transportation. I am reliable, honest, and very caring. I can't wait to hear back from you and I hope you have a great day.
Nicole T. - Seeking Work in Irving

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

I have no experience as a nanny. But I am a quick learner and have several references for people I have babysat for. I also volunteer at the nursery in my church; as well as volunteer as a youth leader for our student ministry. I love kids and hope to be a mother myself someday. Will provide references upon request.
Angela  P. - Seeking Work in Irving

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

My childcare experience has been an ongoing learning factor in my life for about 8 years now. I began nannying/babysitting family members in San Antonio about 8 years ago until I moved to the DFW. I began to pursue a life long career in childhood education at The University of North Texas and graduated with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. Throughout my time of pursuing my degree, I have worked for a preschool for 4 years, afterschool care for 2years, and nannying for 2 years. It has been a passion of mine to work with children of all ages and helping to mold them in many ways socially and developmentally as well as having FUN!
Melenesie B. - Seeking Work in Irving

Hourly rate7.54 / hour

I have 18 years of experience working in licensed childcare facilities and have worked with numerous families caring for their children since I was a teenager.I have also transported children to and from school and on field trips. I currently work in a childcare facility and care for up to 11 two year olds daily, but I have experience with ages 0-13. My duties include, potty training, feeding, providing age appropriate activities, teaching and communicating with families of different cultures and backgrounds. I have two children of my own ages 12 and 9 and with that being said' I care for them and perform domestic duties and understand what goes into running a household.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Irving, TX?

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 Irving’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 Irving 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 Texas?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Irving?
  • 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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