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Erica H. - Seeking Work in Alabaster

Hourly rate11.42 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have helped raise my little brother who is now 18. I babysat my niece who is currently 5 periodically over the years. I babysit all the time for kids in my city. I have always loved to be around kids. I love going for walks and playing with kids. I was a nanny for a 9 month old for 5 months but I had to relocate because of family issues. While living in Alabama, I have been watching my niece who is 5. I was also a party host/assistant at a childrens facility and dealt with up to thirty kids at a time. I watched a 5 year old and 9 year old every morning. I woke them up, fed them, got them ready for school, and took them.
Elizabeth B. - Seeking Work in Alabaster

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

Babysitting for several family members from infant to pre-teen. Great with children. I have worked at a baby store in Homewood for the past two years and am very knowledgeable about babies and children.
Leah P. - Seeking Work in Alabaster

Hourly rate14.28 / hour

I have been babysitting since I was 14, for family and also outside family. I enjoy working with children and I also love to keep up a home! I plan activities to take the children on and I am very considerate of the needs of the children as well as the parents. I feel very established in caring for little ones and I take pride in what I bring to each family that I work with. I would absolutely love to gain longterm experience with a family in the area.
Teresa C. - Seeking Work in Alabaster

Hourly rate14.28 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have 30+ years experience in Shelby County working with children. In home day care. Director of nursery/kids zone at Pelham YMCA,. Previous nanny, and a few Day Care Centers
Savannah T. - Seeking Work in Alabaster

Hourly rate7.68 / hour

I have many years of experience working with children. I prefer to keep children in their own homes as this seems To be a smoother transition for the children. I enjoy adding learning experiences into my daily routine and enjoy a set schedule. I am CPR certified at a healthcare provider level. I am fully trained to work with up to four children at once.
Leslie - Seeking Work in Alabaster

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I have had several babysitting jobs for my friends and neighbors growing up. In ministry college, we have a monthly kids night out, where we watched children from all ages for an eveing for their parents. We also did outreaches in low-income nieghborhoods and had the children entire days. I currently am employed at a child care facitlity.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Alabaster, AL?

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 Alabaster’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 Alabaster 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 Alabama?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Alabaster?
  • 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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