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Chesapeake, VA Nannies

Susan W. - Seeking Work in Chesapeake

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have extensive (17 years) experience as a pediatric home care nurse, caring for medically fragile children in their homes and/or in a medical facility. I also have 3 children of my own who were all born premature (I also have a lot of nursing experience with premature infants), and are now ages 20, 19, and 14. I have done a lot of care for friends a family helping them with babysitting, childbirth, newborn temporary (live-in) care, and vacation child care.
Jennifer Z. - Seeking Work in Chesapeake

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I've been babysitting since I was 12 and I am currently a live-in nanny for a family with two little boys in Virginia. I have been with this family for over a year and love them with all my heart! However, due to a series of events, they have cut my hours severely and I am not able to stay with them as their nanny. I still live in their home and we are on wonderful terms. I am hoping to find a fitting family that I love just as much as this one! I have been a member of Big Brothers/Big Sisters , volunteer as a reading buddy at the local library (a summer program where you read to a child once a week), and done volunteer work in preschools in Tanzania, Africa.
Rhonda C. - Seeking Work in Chesapeake

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

At 45 years young, I have been caring for children over half of my life! In addition to caring for family members I began babysitting officially in middle school, & have enjoyed it every since. As an adult I have offered daycare services, tutoring services, and extended overnight care for military families. I have also served as a substitute teacher in the public schools since 2002 and have gained so much insight through all the students and teachers I've had the pleasure of working with. Thus I have much to offer you & your children!
Veronika M. - Seeking Work in Chesapeake

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello:) I am new on this website so I should start with some basic infomation about me. I have many experiences with children. I am from Europe where I take care of baby from Germany sometimes where I lived for one year. After I lived in Czech republic the place which I came from and where I take care of boy for three years(from 4 to 7 years). It was my longest experiences with children. I have also recommend letters if it necessary. I think I am friendly, kind and very responsible person and all time smiling person too. I like games and sports with children and other funny activities with them. My experiences: Babysitting in Hamburg, Germany Babysitting in Prague in Czech Republic Skills: Driving license Certificate by Red Cross: Medic of recreational activities (First aid, care for the sick, fundamentals of medical documentation etc ) I am also good of take a care because I studied medicine for 3 years so any health problems or medication will be ok with me. It was very helpful for my live. But I iterrupted it because I moved to USA. Now I am starting a new life and I hope I will meet nice family. If you have any questions just text me. Thank you, Veronika.
Gina K. - Seeking Work in Chesapeake

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

To best describe myself, I am an energetic, friendly, fun-loving 27 year old. While earning my BA in child development, I was a nanny to a family in the area to 4 children aged from birth-8 years. My duties included caring for the children, housework, lots of fun scheduling, and lots of play time! After graduating college, I went on to work at a private boarding school in Connecticut where I work with children of all ages with behavioral challenges. After working there for a year, I moved to GA and worked as a full time nanny for a wonderful family with their daughter who was 15 months old. I believe that a positive, happy environment is what all children should be in. Engaging children in activities to keep their minds constantly learning is also very important. I feel my style is very loving, caring, patient and fun. I believe that being a nanny is not just a job, but a contribution to a childs life. I take my work very seriously in a fun manner. My hobbies include swimming, dancing, reading, gardening, hiking and many more. I have now relocated to Virginia Beach and am looking for a position with a close-knit, good valued-family! Thank you for your time, Gina :)
Sarah P. - Seeking Work in Chesapeake

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I am 25 years old and trying to find a family that is looking for a full time babysitter. I hope to making a career out of working with children. I have babysat since I was 12. In the summer of 2009 I babysat for a family with 3 boys from their spring break in April until they went back to school in early September. I was responsible for getting them off the bus, helping with homework, taking them to after school activities if needed, taking care of the dogs and preparing their meals for the day. I am currently helping out with my roommates 7 month old son about 3 days a week. In 2005, I worked in the Child Care section of the YMCA where I was responsible for newborns to 4 years old and I have helped with my 11 year old niece and 13 year old nephew since they were born so I have many years of experience with multiples. I am willing to help out with light housekeeping and laundry.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Chesapeake, 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 Chesapeake’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 Chesapeake 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 Chesapeake?
  • 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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