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Sheila E. - Seeking Work in Gadsden

Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I began babysitting at age 12. I started my first job at a church based preschool at the age of 17 and continued working there until my current age of 26. When I first began there, I was the toddler teacher, and worked with that age group for 3 years. I then became the 3k teacher and have been doing that age group for 6 years now. I did babysit for many families. One family in particular I helped with for 7 years. This family had 2 boys and I started when the oldest boy was 1 year old, I have continued to babysit and spend time with them ever since. I also grew very close with their family and remain good friends with them. I am used to planning many learning activities and daily lessons for my preschool class. I feel comfortable with any age group and have experience with ages 6 weeks and up.
Dru W. - Seeking Work in Gadsden

Hourly rate8.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience< 1 yr of experience

My name is Dru, I’m 18 I will be 19 in February. I have a 9 month old son who will be a year old in December. I just recently moved to Gadsden I’m really from Talladega. I went to school at Munford High. I’m a Certified CNA. I plan to get my degree in nursing to become a traveling nurse. Anything else you might want to know just ask me .
Kandace B. - Seeking Work in Gadsden

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

12 years experience as a nanny.
Megan W. - Seeking Work in Gadsden

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I have worked with children for 10 years. I began baby sitting at the age of 13 after completing a childcare class. I have worked as program director for an afterschool care/ summer camp program since 2003. I am now employed as a 1st grade teacher and love every minute of it. I love my teaching job and am very privilaged to have happened upon such a wonderful group of students as well as faculty. I attend a local church where I am heavily involved with our nursery and youth group of over 40 children/ infants.
Courtney - Seeking Work in Gadsden

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

I have babysat for mainly friends and family members, also babysat in church nurseries. My favorite babysitting job I have ever had are twin boys that were 3 months old when I started babysitting them.
Lisa I. - Seeking Work in Gadsden

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

I have my own children and also I kept twin boys - 4 years old - for approximately 2 years. Then I decided to return to my previous employer.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Gadsden, 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 Gadsden’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 Gadsden 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 Gadsden?
  • 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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