Cedar Falls, IA
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Kristin  J. - Seeking Work in Cedar Falls

11.42 / hour

I have always been very active in my church family as well as I am from a small town in Iowa and have always been the babysitter in my family. I worked for a summer recreational program for a summer and loved it. I am currently a substitute teacher where I am certified to teach K-6, but sub from K-12th grade. I also have taught a youth group for two years, a Vacation Bible School for 4 years, and nannied for a family for 5 years in Colorado. I also recently have worked in daycares around the community and in my church.
Mykah S. - Seeking Work in Cedar Falls

10.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

I love cooking! I am safe about it and will always clean up the mess when finished. I also love being outside! Any activities outside are my favorite. I can drive to get kids where they are needed, sports, etc.
Bailen P. - Seeking Work in Cedar Falls

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

I am a very reliable person when it comes to taking care of children. I am always on time and make sure the kids are well taken care of during the day. My avaibility is also always open.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Cedar Falls, IA?

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 Cedar Falls’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 Cedar Falls 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 Iowa?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Cedar Falls?
  • 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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