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Arlington, VA Nannies

Frankie A. - Seeking Work in Arlington

Hourly rate15.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience5 yrs of experience

I have 5 years of childcare experience, and an excellent reputation with parents for my ability to engage children, professionalism, and overall knowledge of childcare.

As an artist and musician who grew up in a teaching family, I learned a variety of tips and tricks for getting children to want to learn. As an example, I use musical terms to teach children about indoor and outdoor voices like pianissimo (very soft) for when someone is sleeping, and how fortissimo (very loud) is only for playing outside. I'm always a favorite when it comes to reading as well because years of voice training for music have paid off so that I can do a variety of voices and sounds to make things more interesting. As for arts and crafts, I have spent several years helping 3 of my own significantly younger siblings a variety of ways by making numbered pictures to color, encouraging them to keep trying simply because they enjoy it, and teaching them techniques that improve confidence as well as fine motor skills. I'm also always up for a walk to the park to play catch!

As for how I work in coordination with parents, one set that I've worked with very closely over the last two year are first time parents, and I have gotten a lot of practice troubleshooting everything from separation anxiety to difficulty brushing teeth to allergy concerns. I have experience with coordinating care of sick children as well, from allergies to burn treatment, and a good working knowledge of medicine due to previous plans to enter the medical field. If there are any concerns about the children I work with, I have no problem setting aside time to help at no charge, even on days off, because their health and happiness is my first concern. With that being said, I would be more than happy to help out with laundry, light housekeeping, and anything necessary in the kitchen as well because I love to cook so much that I nearly went into culinary arts.
Mal A. - Seeking Work in Arlington

Hourly rate15.00 / hour
Years of childcare experience< 1 yr of experience

Hello there! I'm Mal and I am an incoming sophomore at George Mason University.

I have been babysitting since the age of 12 and given that I'm the oldest child of my family, I started by watching my younger brothers and then began to expand to outside of the house for children of relatives and kids in my neighborhood. Over the last few years, I've worked primarily with infants and toddlers, but I truly love kids of all ages. I am known to be well organized and highly responsible while also being responsive and flexible towards the varying needs of children in diverse stages of their development.

Some fun facts about me include: I can read, write, and speak in three languages―English, Amharic, and intermediate French, as well as, in my free time, I enjoy reading, cooking, and baking.

I look forward to working with you!
Magaly  S. - Seeking Work in Arlington

Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience< 1 yr of experience

I have had 17 years of experience with children and enjoy doing activities with them. This includes going to the library, museum, doing arts and crafts, teaching manners and Spanish, since it is my first language, I also enjoy having children socialize and interact with other kids in their neighborhood. I have been a volunteer in head start classrooms and have been in my child's school PTO. I am also CPR certified. I have my FBI, DMV record files, and many recommendation letters from previous jobs and I also, keeping in touch with previous families.
I also have experienced with children with allergies and who might need epi pen usage
Iveth  F. - Seeking Work in Arlington

Hourly rate14.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience< 1 yr of experience

Hello. My name is Iveth,I’m 18 years old. My freshman and sophomore year in high school I took child development, where I learned more about how kids learn and what each age group knows at their age, I also got a chance to care and play with kids 3-5 years old during class. I’m responsible, punctual and a playful person. I enjoy playing with kids
Ana G. - Seeking Work in Arlington

Hourly rate17.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience< 1 yr of experience

Hello, my name is Ana Galvez, I have been a nanny for more than 16 years with experience with newborns, infants, toddlers, and twins. I love working with children and being able to learn and grow with the kids. Going out on play dates, activities and clubs and going to parks are just a few of the everyday taks we would complete on a day to day basis.
Fatima G. - Seeking Work in Arlington

Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Years of childcare experience< 1 yr of experience

Im a organize women I like kids and I think Family is the more important thing of the world.
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Janeth Lopez - Nanny Share Member

with Janeth L.
Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Number of children2 kids

We're looking for a nanny share with our second child due April 2019. We'd like another baby around the same age. We'd probably begin the share around July 2019. Our nanny has been with us for over a year. She speaks Spanish and English with our child, and is a loving and hardworking caregiver. Janeth has a car to drive to activities in the cold or rain, but she usually takes long walks and goes to the nearby library and park. We're looking for a full-time share but are willing to consider part-time. Our 2 year old will be starting preschool and so the share will be primarily for the newborns. We live a couple blocks from Alcova Heights Park. We have a great set up with a playroom in the basement and another playroom next to the kitchen. We have tons of books and toys and separate rooms for our baby and yours for naps. Our nanny is always ready for more hours but currently arrives at 8:30 am and leaves when we get home (between 4:30pm and 7pm).
The Wilson Family - Hiring in Arlington
Mostafa Glibi - Nanny Share Member

with Mostafa G.
Hourly rate18.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Number of children2 kids

Mostafa is a wonderful nanny. He loves kids and has a special gift with him. He is flexible and hard working. He takes the kids to events, zoo, parka, library, etc. He also helps out with minor cleaning. My hours are changing next year and I would love to keep him if possible. We completed a criminal report and he was clear. If interested, please let me know.
The Family Family - Hiring in Arlington
Do not wish to disclose Same - Nanny Share Member

with Do not wish to disclose S.
Hourly rate10.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Number of children2 kids

Very loving and fun kids. We have a six-year-old boy, who would not need the nanny, and a one and a half-year-old girl. We are expecting our third baby in September. To transition our daughter prior to the third baby coming we wanted to start nannying services earlier. Nanny not hired yet but has been interviewed and is awesome! Likely set to start in August or September. Looking for family with ideally only one child needing care. Rate would be $10/hr for other family but we are flexible with when the second family can start. Ideally 40hrs a week. Thanks!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Arlington, VA?

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 Arlington’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 Arlington 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 Virgínia?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Arlington?
  • 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?