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Amy B. - Seeking Work in Smyrna

8.74 / hour
Full-time hours

10 years of childcare experience. I am laid back and firm but patient. I enjoy planning outings and play dates. I play games with the kids and music is huge with me as well. I have taken professional nanny courses and have used infant sign language as part of my nanny tools and also I enjoy teaching and learning from children. :)
Lucquina  D. - Seeking Work in Smyrna

13.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

I am a fun loving person who enjoy being with kids. I like their energy and there sence of humor. I like to help them to be better at what they are doing and let them feel loved.
Naeisha P. - Seeking Work in Smyrna

8.82 / hour

I am an Elementary and Special Education Major. I have had experience in a professional classroom setting for grades K3, K4, 2, 4, and 8 throughout the past 3 years. I have worked with children with disabilities during all of those experiences. Ialso I worked at a summer camp with children ages 4-16 as a counselor where it was my main responsibility to take care and entertain children all day for 8 weeks.
Sharetta B. - Seeking Work in Smyrna

17.14 / hour

I currently work in a daycare center where I am the three year old teacher. I have also worked in the infant room and every other age group. I have been working in the childcare since I was 16years old helping my aunts and grandmother in their home daycares, then I started working in childcare centers. I also have babysat my cousins children for years and I was one of my cousins nanny when she just had her baby.
Autumn S. - Seeking Work in Smyrna

22.85 / hour

I have worked in various childcare positions, and I have loved them all! I just love working with children. I have been working with kids since I was 13 years old.
Joanne J. - Seeking Work in Smyrna

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked with one family for 20 years, and also worked with a babies and toddlers.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Smyrna, TN?

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 Smyrna’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 Smyrna 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 Tennessee?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Smyrna?
  • 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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