Mary Esther, FL
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Brandy C. - Seeking Work in Mary Esther

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

Within my 8 years of nanny and teaching career, I have had the pleasure of caring and interacting with over 2 hundred children, ranging from newborns, all the way up to preteens. I had the pleasure of working with one family for over 6 years. They had twin boys that were just under a year old when I was hired, along with a 3 and 5-year-old. Spent 4 years working for them part time (while working for other families part time as well) and was hired on to full time status as we welcomed the birth of their 5th child. Nothing brought me greater joy than watching all of them grow into smart, inspiring, and athletic individuals. For we were more like family instead of being just a payed caregiver. I would have stayed with the family longer had I not moved to FL to get married. My most recent experience was working as a Pre K teacher, along with being head over the Toddler department at xx. Reading and getting the creative mind working through many different craft projects is one of my favorite things to do with the kids. I truly believe that children are the light of the world, and its our job to get that light shining its brightest!
Alexis M. - Seeking Work in Mary Esther

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have nannied for a total of 2 years, for an 11 year old girl, and a 3 year old girl. Before this I babysat throughout high school and helped out with my aunts daycare often. These experiences have allowed me to be comfortable caring for children of all ages.
Agnes S. - Seeking Work in Mary Esther

18.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

Hey just love to work with kids I did it before
Sara F. - Seeking Work in Mary Esther

14.28 / hour

Teacher's assistant grades k-6 including special needs. Daycare caregiver primarily ages 6 weeks to 2 years. Nannied for twin boys one year old. Nannied for a family of three, an infant, toddler, 8 year old and pets.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Mary Esther, 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 Mary Esther’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 Mary Esther 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 Mary Esther?
  • 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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