Theodore, AL
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Kimberly C. - Seeking Work in Theodore

7.54 / hour

My name is Kimberly, I am 20 years old and I love kids! I currently live in Mobile. I am attending college and majoring in elementary education. I have 5 younger siblings, ranging in ages from 4 to 14 and I have taken care of them on numerous occasions from the time they were babies up until now. I have also worked in a day care at 2 different churches, caring for children ranging in ages from 12 weeks to 12 years. I am a not a smoker and I have my own reliable car, as well as, a clean driving record. I am also a dog owner so I would definitely not mind being around pets if you have them. I am a clean and organized person so I am willing to do some housekeeping also. I am available everyday except for Friday because of school, but I am available some Friday nights. I’d be happy to provide references as well as meet or chat on the phone.
Stephanie D. - Seeking Work in Theodore

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have twin girls that are 22 and a son that is 19. I babysat until my children were school age. I was a teachers aid in a public school for special needs children for 2 years. I was also a substitute teacher for three years. I have worked in a mental health facility with boys ages 13-17 for a year.
Pamelia J. - Seeking Work in Theodore

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I'm a stay at home mom of 2 girls that are 13 and 12. I have been around kids my whole life. I have always had a good rapport with kids of all ages. I drop off and pick up my kids from school. I love kids and treat them just like they are my own.
Jessica B. - Seeking Work in Theodore

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

My mom had a daycare and so I have been around little children for as long as I can remember. I started working in the nursery at my church at the age of 12, and continued working there until I left home for college. Throughout the years I have baby-sat for a few families, with the largest family being 5 children all under the age of 6 (with two of them being twins). I recently graduated from a university with my teaching certificate for junior high and high school--so needless to say, I am completely comfortable around older children as well! With my degree, I have some basic training in working with children with learning disabilities or challenges. I believe that children should play outdoors more, and watch TV less (if at all). Going on walks, playing outside, going to the park or library on a regular basis--these are the things that should fill a child's day up.
Kennitha T. - Seeking Work in Theodore

8.19 / hour

I have worked in childcare over 10 years and have 5 boys ages 13 11 9 7 6m
Patricia E. - Seeking Work in Theodore

10.00 / hour
42 yrs of experience

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Theodore, 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 Theodore’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 Theodore 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 Theodore?
  • 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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