Slater, IA
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Amanda N. - Seeking Work in Slater

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
33 yrs of experience

Hello! I am currently looking for a full time nanny position, and I am looking to start soon. Since the age of 13, I began babysitting. Ever since then, childcare is primarily what I have done for work. From working at an in-home daycare center, to working as a nanny, and lots of babysitting in between. I have taken care of infants, toddlers, younger children, older children; basically all different age groups and needs. I love working with kids! My husband and I live in Slater, Iowa, and I am now looking for a wonderful family that I will blend into well, as their nanny. I am looking forward to connecting with a family and caring for their children and any other needs they may have. A few extra things about me: I enjoy cooking and keeping things organized. If you have any special errands or tidying for me to do, I am good at keeping the house in order. I also enjoy arts and crafts and being outdoors. Please feel free to contact me if interested. I would love to get to know you and your family. Thank you! :)
Sarah O. - Seeking Work in Slater

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked with children since high school when I worked each summer at vacation bible school. I also have baby sitted,worked at Walt Disney World, and worked as a summer nanny for a 7 year old boy.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Slater, 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 Slater’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 Slater 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 Slater?
  • 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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