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Manassas, VA Nannies

Mercedes M. - Seeking Work in Manassas

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

I have babysat since I was 13 or 14years old for infants and children. I have had 3 child care jobs where I have worked with infants age ranges from a newborn to 10years old. I have also babysat my cousins newborn overnite for about 2weeks until he and his wife moved. I do very well with infants, toddlers, and children and enjoy just watching them grow and develop.
Kate M. - Seeking Work in Manassas

Hourly rate14.28 / hour

I have been a mom since 1985 and a babysitter since the late 1970's. I was a nanny for a popular political figure while still in high school. I was raised in DC. I just gave away my age, but taking care of children has kept me young. I have matured but I loved to play. I believe in teaching children respect and having fun, and going on adventures. I love walks around the neighbourhood, trips to the library, to the park, drives to the lake, library for story time, or trips to the local museums. I think you can teach a child anywhere as long as you bring creativity to the table. I like Arts and Crafts time and video and popcorn time too. Structure is very important and I implement that into the daily routine. I am very flexible and try to work with a families schedule. I am looking for a summer time job in Virginia where I live or Nevada where I love the weather, I come with excellent reference. Rates vary. I am available for summer hire. I have my own transportation and insurance. Thank you for your interest. Kate
Kayla P. - Seeking Work in Manassas

Hourly rate14.28 / hour

since I was 12 I have been babysitting and providing childcare. I am very passionate about children. I will not stand by as children are playing, I am right on the floor crawling around beside them. I have also worked with large groups of children at once. I have led dance camps, history clubs and summer camps on my own. I am confident with all age groups.
Sabrina J. - Seeking Work in Manassas

Hourly rate7.97 / hour

My mother had my brother and I while she was still young and she came from a large family so we were the oldest of dozens of cousins. I spent a large amount of my time growing up babysitting for family members. I also did random babysitting for family friends before being old enough to get an outside job. I spent two years working with a respite program for special needs children, including working for a summer at the vacation bible school. As a senior in high school I was in an Early Childhood Education course that housed a preschool during the mornings. I have also taken an Early Childhood Education course in college. I have friends and a brother that have children from newborn to 8 that I enjoy spending time with and taking care of when I have the opportunity.
La R. - Seeking Work in Manassas

Hourly rate11.42 / hour

I've been a nanny for over ten years and have cared for children well over 30 years. I'm an earthy, friendly, nurturing and creative lady who inspires action and positive interaction with children by teaching, talking, playing, reading, and providing outdoor play and age-appropriate challenges. I live in Manassas, which is an easy commute to many surrounding areas and seeking either a steady part or full-time position. My experience ranges in caring for newborns (and new moms) through teens. I have reliable transportation (clean driving record/full insurance), CPR and First Aid Certifications, plus current references. Safety is always my top priority. Duties also include simple meal preparation, feeding, bathing, bedtime routines, plus general/light housekeeping. Although I specialize in infants and toddlers, I love the energy and challenge of all children. Last minute emergency calls are more than welcome! I will take care of your children and pets as if they were my own. I have also had experience with twins. I can stay overnight with new moms, or in general if requested. Above all, I am dependable, responsible and honest. Currently enrolled in NVCC seeking my degree in Early Childhood Education and Development. I'm available immediately for all assignments near Manassas. Give me a ring anytime!
Christine S. - Seeking Work in Manassas

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

Almost every job I've had has been child care related. I started babysitting at the age of 12. I've spent my summers working as a vacation bible school teacher, daycare helper, and camp counselor. I've spent the past almost 2 years as a nanny for three children between the ages of 3 and 14! All of these experiences have been wonderful, working with children is so fun and rewarding!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Manassas, 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 Manassas’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 Manassas 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 Manassas?
  • 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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