Polk City, FL
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Christine R. - Seeking Work in Polk City

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 15 years exp. as a Professional Live-In Nanny. I have worked for 4 different families. The children have ranged from premie newborns up to teenagers. My usual duties have included children's laundry, cooking for the children/family, driving to school/activities/doctor visits, playdates/sleepovers, light housekeeping and help with homework. I also ran errands, did the grocery shopping, pet care, supervised any housekeeping staff, supervised any repair/maintenance men and accepted deliveries to the home. I have an Associate's degree as a Professional Nanny and have my certification as a Newborn Care Specialist. I am CPR/First Aid Certified. Passport ready and able to travel with family if needed. Excellent references from all my past employers.
Alexis L. - Seeking Work in Polk City

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I currently work at a preschool and I am working on my CDA or child development associate degree
Shanice R. - Seeking Work in Polk City

20.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Cheyenne C. - Seeking Work in Polk City

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Polk City, 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 Polk City’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 Polk City 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 Polk City?
  • 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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