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Glenda J. - Seeking Work in Decatur

Hourly rate10.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience12 yrs of experience

I love kids I worked for the same family about 7years from birth until school age getting ready to retire I would like to keep children again I have my degree in child development course I am trained in CPR first Aid mAC and also work with special needs individual
Amanda D. - Seeking Work in Decatur

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

I have worked in 3 childcare facilities. I am currently in school pursuing a degree in Elementary Education. I love children and I also have 3 of my own. Children are my passion and I live for them. I have worked in classrooms with up to 16 children and I recently started substitute teaching.
Carol - Seeking Work in Decatur

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

5 yrs at a day care, babysitting on the weekend and 6 months at a private school, the only reason I left was offered a better paying job
Carol - Seeking Work in Decatur

Hourly rate8.57 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

Babysitting in high school, Daycare for 5 yrs and a Private school for 5 months.
Carol - Seeking Work in Decatur

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

I worked at a Day care for 5 years, I babysat for about 13 years and I worked at a private school for 6 months. The only reason i left the private school was because I found a better paying job. I love kids, I love to interact with them, help them learn and just be there for them as a person.
Faith - Seeking Work in Decatur

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I have been babysitting for the last five years, both in a church and for families. I currently work part time at an elementary school. I have also worked as a summer camp counselor for 4-5 year olds.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Decatur, 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 Decatur’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 Decatur 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 Decatur?
  • 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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