Merritt Island, FL
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Carla C. - Seeking Work in Merritt Island

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Nanny in NYC for one year. Nanny in Tiburon CA for two years. Additionally, babysitting for various families since the age of 10. Housekeeper/Manager '10-14. Summer of '15 spent working as a travel nanny. Familiar with confidentiality agreements.
Chelsea L. - Seeking Work in Merritt Island

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny for three years with the current family I am with. In a few weeks the three children I nanny for will be returning to school so my services will no longer be required. Prior to nannying I worked at a preschool for four years. During those four years I was a two year old teacher, and a three year old teacher. I also spent a lot of time with toddlers.
Ashley H. - Seeking Work in Merritt Island

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I love working with children. I have been babysitting since I was a young teenager and I have always done great. I have been a nanny for 2 different families and it was amazing to see them grow up and help them.
Susan D. - Seeking Work in Merritt Island

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

2 years toward childcare associate program at moraine park technical college. Find du lac WI. During my training I was hired on as a part time daycare teacher for children ages 1 month to 4 years. My daughter was young at the time and I had to put college to the side so that I could work full time to support her. Now that she is an adult I would love the opportunity to help out a family by providing their children the same respect and attention as I would give any adult. I absolutely love children, they are so eager to learn and they deserve to be in the most positive environment possible.
Sonja S. - Seeking Work in Merritt Island

11.42 / hour

I have a degree in early childhood education from Austria, have worked as a preschool teacher in Salzburg/Austria, and as a nanny in California and Louisiana in the past. The children's ages ranged from newborns to 10 year olds.
Chelsey S. - Seeking Work in Merritt Island

8.99 / hour

I have been a Nanny for the past six years. I am currently working at Patrick AFB and I'm looking for a part time or babysitting job with flexible hours.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Merritt Island, 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 Merritt Island’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 Merritt Island 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 Merritt Island?
  • 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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