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Raelynn G. - Seeking Work in Fountain

13.00 / hour
17 yrs of experience

Hi, my name is Raelynn, but most call me Miss Rae. I began working in a Montessori preschool about 6 years ago and really loved my time in the classroom! In addition, I have enjoyed being both a babysitter and nanny for several families, as well as leading a summer camp for 4 years. I also have a kindergartener and a newborn myself.
Some activities I often do with the children I nanny are things such as playing at parks, visiting the library, exploring outdoors, swimming, listening to music, reading stories, taking picnics, developing language and math skills, learning sign language, engaging in imaginative play, gardening, and making crafts/art. I have a clean driving record and lots of experience driving to and from activities. I'm happy to provide homework help as needed, and I have experience helping with light household cleaning. I look forward to hearing from you!
Jill C. - Seeking Work in Fountain

17.14 / hour

I've been working with children since I was 16 years old. I worked in a daycare center until I was 18. While I was there, I worked in the baby room with 6week olds-18 month old. I also worked out in the big room, which is ages 3-12. When I was 18 I moved out to Virginia and became a nanny. I was a nanny for 2 sets of twin boys for 4 years. I quit that job to be with my family in May of 2007. I moved back to help my sister out with her 1 year old while she was deployed. I also went back to work at the daycare I worked at when I was 16. I have worked with children of special needs also.
Jamie L. - Seeking Work in Fountain

11.42 / hour

I've worked in a childcare center for 3 years where I prepared lesson plans, supervised children in a little gym, prepared snacks, changed diapers, read and played with the children. Helping a children grow developmentally is my favorite part, knowing that I made a differenece in someone's life!
Sandra - Seeking Work in Fountain

10.60 / hour

I had a wounderful experience with baby Parker :))Its so much fun just to see how he is growing and getting bigger,and every day learn something new from him :))
Dannielle - Seeking Work in Fountain

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I would have to say my past child care was working one on one with the children in like a teacher like way in there home with fun activites set up and learning activities and fun healthy snacks I always like to make it fun but educational.
Eileen - Seeking Work in Fountain

11.42 / hour

 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Fountain, FL?

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 Fountain’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 Fountain 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 Florida?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Fountain?
  • 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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