Troy, AL
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Kristin - Seeking Work in Troy

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I have been babysitting kids since I was 11 years old. I've babysat children anywhere from newborn to 13. The biggest family I've ever sat for had 5 boys, I used to babysit them all the time. I worked at a Christian daycare for almost 2 years, where I worked with all ages. I really do have a passion for children.
Amy - Seeking Work in Troy

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I regularly babysat for 2 young boys in high school and college. They were 3 and 5 years of age when they moved out of town. For about 6 months I was the sole caregiver every other week when the mother was out of town. I also have a 5 month old baby girl that I stay at home with.
Kimberly S. - Seeking Work in Troy

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

Peyton M. - Seeking Work in Troy

Hourly rate10.00 / hour
Years of childcare experience< 1 yr of experience

I absolutely love working with kids. I spent my summer nannying three kids along with random babysitting jobs for other families. I am a student at Troy University where I am studying to become an elementary school teacher. My afternoons are available until about 7:00 every weeknight and most of my weekends are available also.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Troy, ME?

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 Troy’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 Troy 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 Maine?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Troy?
  • 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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