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Kristen M. - Seeking Work in Opelika

Hourly rate9.00 / hour
Years of childcare experience< 1 yr of experience

Hello ! I am an expiring teacher who is looking for more experience and the opportunity to do something I love which is to care for a child . I have tons of experience with working with children ! I currently have a job as an extended day teacher which will end with the school year . I am educated on first aid and cpr . I am am able to work during the summer with exception of the few days I need off ! Thank you !
Tori  P. - Seeking Work in Opelika

Hourly rate9.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience3 yrs of experience

Hello! My name is Tori! I’m a soon to be first time mommy looking to provide for your needs! I have experience with children from ages 6 weeks + I also have experience with special needs children. I am outgoing and have a very flexible schedule!
Ashley W. - Seeking Work in Opelika

Hourly rate14.28 / hour

I was homeschooled growing up and I helped raise my younger brother and sister. I also have experience with other children as I have babysat for a few families in the past.
Elizabeth G. - Seeking Work in Opelika

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

First of all i love children and can not wait until i can have my own. I have nannied for a family with a new born and a 2 year old. I have worked in daycares and in other areas with lots of children. In High School students that are going to go to school for teaching and high GPAwas aloud to join the program to teach preschool in school hours. This allowed me to want to teach. Si now i am going to school for education. Children are so much fun and just want to learn. They love to play and actually like structure. Hope to here from you have a great day! Elizabeth
Sara M. - Seeking Work in Opelika

Hourly rate7.68 / hour

I have babysat and been with children since I was around 12. I love children which is why I am majoring in Elementary Education. I enjoy spending time outside, traveling, and swimming.
Debbie - Seeking Work in Opelika

Hourly rate7.25 / hour

I have raised 3 children of my ow, all of whom are grown. I was a nanny for 2 years for twin boys. I have had childcare in my home in the past, keeping infant and up. Also worked in the hospital nursery.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Opelika, 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 Opelika’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 Opelika 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 Opelika?
  • 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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