Cocoa, FL
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Cocoa, FL Nannies

Hannah M. - Seeking Work in Cocoa

17.14 / hour

I began babysitting at 12 and that has continued throughout my life. I was a day care suprvisor/consultant for 6 years. I was a day care teacher in the infant room for 4 years during college. I was a Child Protective Investigator for 8 years with the State of Florida and worked with child victims of abuse and neglect. I have been caring for babies since I was a child, all together about 35 years.
Sabrina  R. - Seeking Work in Cocoa

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 12 plus years of experience working with children and there family's. I teach & help children learn how to build developmental skills for the future ahead them. I have a love and passion for teaching children all about themself. I'm very reliable, responsibility, and flexible to help my family's reach their goals they have set out for their children.
Alexis K. - Seeking Work in Cocoa

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

When I was 14-16, I cared for many children between the ages of infancy-12. I also cared for up to three children at one time. I have been responsible for all day and evening care. My neighbor has grandchildren between the ages of 6 months to 7 years. I was responsible for the infant for two days. I have been CPR and First Aid Certified for infants, children and adults and am entering my re-certification process now. My close friend has a son with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and I have been babysitting since he was four. I had knowledge of his medications and was responsible for overnight babysitting. I also help him with physical therapy and speech therapy to this day.
Millie B. - Seeking Work in Cocoa

17.14 / hour

I just left Illinois where I owned/ran a licensed home daycare for 5 years. I also have babysat for multiple families since the age of 13.
Carly W. - Seeking Work in Cocoa

12.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

April D. - Seeking Work in Cocoa

14.28 / hour

I worked for a daycare for 15 years mostly the two and threes age group but work in all different classroom when needed.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Cocoa, 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 Cocoa’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 Cocoa 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 Cocoa?
  • 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?