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DeLeana K. - Seeking Work in Gainesville

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I've had a broad range of experience. Much too broad to detail.
Allison M. - Seeking Work in Gainesville

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

My name is Allison, I am twenty years old and currently taking online courses at the University of Florida. While pursueing my degree I have had multiple nanny positions. My duties are to care for the children's basic needs, preparing nutritious meals, maintaining a clean, safe and sanitary environment, and giving them lots of love, support, and praise. I also enjoy organizing a fun and enriching monthly/weekly curriculum to further strengthen the developmental domains. I am a very passionate about teaching young children and feel it is a very rewarding career. I am creative, responsible, and focused on providing high quality care and appropriate practices to children of all ages.
Diana  H. - Seeking Work in Gainesville

20.00 / hour

I have been working with children since I was thirteen years old. I used to baby-sit all of my neighbor's children. When I was fifteen I worked at a xx summer camp where I was a counselor and lifeguard. I was also responsible for arts and crafts at the camp for a few weeks. I worked at the camp for two years and continue to volunteer out there whenever I can. When summer camp was over in 2004 I worked at a daycare near my house where I took care of children between the ages of 6 months and 12 years. After moving to Gainesville, I got a job where I was one of the supervisors of the Childwatch program. I currently work as a nanny for a lovely five year old girl and precious 2 year old boy. I will be employed with this family until they sell their home and move due to the requirements of their jobs. I can provide references from any and all of my past childcare positions.
Kennedy K. - Seeking Work in Gainesville

8.57 / hour

I am looking for a summer nannying job. I am currently a freshman at Indiana University who is living in Gainesville, FL over the summer. I had a full time nannying job last summer which I will not be returning to due to the child's old age and my move from Columbus, OH to Florida. I have also been babysitting for a family with two children for four years now for their date nights. I will have a car with me so I will be able to drive your children around. I have watched kids over a range of ages, anywhere from 2-year-olds to 12-year-olds. I am very easy to get along with, with the child's development and enjoyment in mind!
Electra P. - Seeking Work in Gainesville

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

My child care experience started as a baby sitter in high school. My calling to help children started when I was the teacher's assistant for the kindergarten at my school as a senior in high school. As an adult, I have provided childcare for my baby cousin, been the children's social director at a church for a year, was den mom for my son in cub scouts, was dugout mom and am raising two intelligent, happy and healthy teenage boys. I was fortunate to be able to stay home with them in the early years, but I have also experienced the concerns of leaving them with various types of childcare situations. I fully understand the need for parents to feel their child is safe and well cared for, above all else.
Ashley C. - Seeking Work in Gainesville

17.14 / hour

Hello! I would love to tell you why I would make a great nanny for your little one. I love to make up fun activities, read, play outside, play music, play pretend, and teach children. I'm very passionate about child development and safety. I have over 4 years experience as a paid nanny. I am comfortable with long hours and providing all of the meals, baths, fun, and learning. I am accustomed to cleaning up from the day's activities, doing the child's laundry and folding, dishes, organizing, and any other needs that the potential family may have. I'm CPR and First-Aid certified with adult, pediatric and infant, and a child passenger safety technician (CPST). I also have over 100 hours volunteering at a children's hospital. I always strive to have some art activity for every holiday (Mother's Day, Father's Day, July 4, Christmas, etc.). I can play piano, bass drums, flute, clarinet, and bass clarinet. My favorite is piano and is what I am most experienced with.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Gainesville, 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 Gainesville’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 Gainesville 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 Gainesville?
  • 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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