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Erin B. - Seeking Work in Springfield

7.25 / hour

I have been babysitting for 9 years and just left a nannying job for infant twins. I will miss them sorely, but will no longer be in the same state as them. I have been employed by families and groups wanting childcare, and have watched/had tons of fun with ages infant to nine year old twins!
Ingrid M. - Seeking Work in Springfield

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

After working in an office I began caring for children from all walks of life, In many cases apart from caring for the child and giving them all the attention I could give. I gave lessons in many things depending on the family I taught Spanish, I also taught basic math and reasoning skills. Each of the children I cared for felt as though they were part of my family and as with my own children. I taught them the most important lesson that can be taught to a child to be a good and respectful member of society.
Hannah K. - Seeking Work in Springfield

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have done a lot of babysitting for family friends and others in my past, but I have also been a mother for the past 3 years. I take care of my 3 year old daughter, Ava, and I also frequently care for my 2 year old niece. They get along great but I definitely know how to handle multiple crazy toddlers! Although I am most familiar with younger children, I have also babysat kids up to the age of 13.
Roxana U. - Seeking Work in Springfield

11.42 / hour

I had work in day care and took class of parenthood and some credit of child development in high school. I was a floating assistance teacher for infant to pre-k. I am a really responsible person and I love working with children.
Angela G. - Seeking Work in Springfield

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have done babysitting jobs ever since I was 12 years old. I have been a swim instructor for three years now, teaching kids how to swim and be safe in water.
Bri E. - Seeking Work in Springfield

17.14 / hour

I have countless hours of working with children of all ages, in many different environments. From teaching kids how to net for fish, what animals to stay away from in the woods, all the way to helping them put on their first ballet shoes and getting over the stage fright of their first performance. I love teaching children all about the things I have a passion for. Ever since I was a young teen I have been teaching classes in singing and dance, passing on all my knowledge. The Past year I have been working as a preschool assistant teacher in Fairfax. It is a great school to teach at and I have gained a lot of great experience and training. I am first aid and CPR certified.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Springfield, WV?

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 Springfield’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 Springfield 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 West Virginia?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Springfield?
  • 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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