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Breanna V. - Seeking Work in Spokane Valley

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello My name is Breanna and I am looking for a full time permanent position and at least a 1 year commitment if not longer. I am a fun, dedicated, responsible 28-year-old that loves the outdoors and taking care of kids. I have had a total of 8 years of nanny experience and have been babysitting since 11 years old. I have worked with three families over the course of the 8 years with children ranging from newborn to 5 years old. During that time my primary responsibilities were to care for the children, cook, clean, do there laundry, put them down for there scheduled naps, take them to age appropriate activities, going for daily walks, going to the park, and meeting new friends for future play dates, as well as some light household work, laundry, running errands if permitted, and most importantly providing structure, safety, and love as if they were my own.
Brittany A. - Seeking Work in Spokane Valley

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have an extensive history of nanny, as well as babysitting experience. In my nanny experience, I have taken care of children ranging from 2 to 14, as well as been in charge of household responsibilities. I have childcare experience in gymnastics coaching, early childcare education classes, and babysitting as a teenager.
Bryna Q. - Seeking Work in Spokane Valley

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I'm an Early Childhood Educator with over 3 years of experience working in preschool, day care, and as a nanny. I also have a Bachelor's degree in Music (violin), and have taught violin lessons to young children for five years. My experience includes the following: -Lead teacher in an overseas missionary Christian preschool -Substitute Early Childhood Educator in Infant, Toddler and 3-5-Year-Old day care programs -Early Childhood Educator in Toddler day care program -Nanny for preschool-aged boy -Nanny for 2-year-old girl
Jacki A. - Seeking Work in Spokane Valley

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been working in childcare professionally for 5 years, starting with a before and after-school care program for 3 years, then working as a live-out nanny for 2 years. I have a great deal of experience with all ages, between babysitting, family members, and a professional environment.
Amanda K. - Seeking Work in Spokane Valley

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been working in a daycare for about 10 years. I have worked with all ages, but mainly with 4-5 year olds, teaching kindergarten. I was also a nanny for a 2 year old, I started when she was 6 mo.
Brittany A. - Seeking Work in Spokane Valley

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

Since I was about 12 years old I have been babysitting cousins ranging from new born to 12/13. For the summer of 2007, a couple days a week I babysat a four year old little girl. Then from the summer of 2008 to the fall of 2010, I babysat once a week 2 little girls that were 4 and 1 when I began. Also since July of 2007 on occasion I watch my 2 nieces that are now 3 soon to be 4 and 4 soon to be 5.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Spokane Valley, WA?

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 Spokane Valley’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 Spokane Valley 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 Washington?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Spokane Valley?
  • 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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