Arab, AL
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Patti B. - Seeking Work in Arab

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked in the child care profession for approximately 9 years. I have also raised my two children and assisted with my brothers in caring for their children. I also serve in our church nursery.
Lakyn H. - Seeking Work in Arab

7.25 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

I would be the perfect nanny for your child/children because I am very reliable, entertaining, and trustworthy. I have babysat for many families in the past, and I have two little brothers of my own that I frequently watch. My mother has her PhD in Special Education, so I’m also very familiar with how to properly care for children with varying disabilities. I’m also very good with ASL and I’ve taken multiple years of Spanish. For added safety measures, I am CPR certified. Also, I have been responsible for up to 20 children at once when I was a youth group leader at Vacation Bible School at my church. I love children!
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Arab, 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 Arab’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 Arab 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 Arab?
  • 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?