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Katie B. - Seeking Work in Knoxville

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

Growing up I had a younger brother that I looked after. My first actual babysitting job began when I was 14, I babysat a 7 month old and sometimes her older sister whom was 8. From there I randomly babysat friends' of the family's children, ages ranging from 7 months to 8 years of age. During college I babysat for a 7 month old and a 6 year old (two boys) during the summer of '10 and '11, 50 hours a week, M-F. I also helped a friend out by watching her 3 little girls, under the age of 3. I still occasionally babysit for the first family, and my friend when necessary. Currently I work. At this job I teach life skills to 4 mentally impaired "kids" ages ranging from 18-25, 3 boys and 1 girl. This includes everyday living tasks such as cleaning, cooking, grocery shopping, hygiene tasks, and individualized goals specialized for each individual. My full-time job is a quality assurance director at a care facility (specifically the mentally ill). There I provide direct care as well as dealing with the documentation aspect.
Tori J. - Seeking Work in Knoxville

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

I'm very sweet.I love to play sports with them and we would play game together.They would be making an impact on my life.I have a lot experience with children.
Cassie O. - Seeking Work in Knoxville

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

My name is cassie owens I have never had a nanny experience but I love working with kids of any age.
Jenci R. - Seeking Work in Knoxville

17.14 / hour

Grew up always imitating my mom and wanting to play the mother role. I have a younger brother along with twin nieces that grew up in my house. I also have another niece and nephew that live down the street from my house. I volunteer at my church for children's classes where I help them with crafts, games, classes etc.
Jenci R. - Seeking Work in Knoxville

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

From babysitting multiples kids from age differences to personality diferencers, I have gained more experience and knowledge when it comes to understanding and communicating between different personalities.
Angela W. - Seeking Work in Knoxville

8.04 / hour

My mom does in home daycare and has been for over thirty years, i also worked as a full time employee at a daycare center in pella iowa but now I just sub due to college classes.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Knoxville, TN?

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 Knoxville’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 Knoxville 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 Tennessee?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Knoxville?
  • 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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