Toney, AL
1 nanny near you

Find Nannies in your area
 
Create a ProfileTell us your family’s needs and requirements in a nanny.
Browse & ConnectBrowse nanny profiles. Message and shortlist top candidates.
Send an OfferFound a match? We’ll help you generate an agreement!

Toney, AL Nannies

Brittany H. - Seeking Work in Toney

8.26 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting Friends and family's kids since I was 13 years old. And I've been babysitting pretty much since then when I turned 16 I started taking jobs that weren't friends and family my first job included hearing for in cleaning up for a small family with a newborn child, three weeks old, every Friday for the day night. I've had a few in and out jobs that were just random small families that needed to stay nights it is or a sitter for afterschool activities. I volunteered for a year at a daycare center taking care of a small group of children ages 5 to 13 doing homework with them and then doing afterschool activities.while doing that I worked for a small family with two boys ages 4 and 6 for two and a half years before they moved I know live in Alabama permanently in looking for a new job.
 
Find affordable child care options that fit your lifestyle.
What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Toney, 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 Toney’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 Toney 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 Toney?
  • 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?