Shelley, ID
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Shelley, ID Nannies

Hagin D. - Seeking Work in Shelley

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked as a teachers assistant in various age groups for 3 out of my 4 years of high school. I come from a large family where as I am the oldest I have often taken care of siblings and cousins throughout my life. I also am a well known reliable, responsible babysitter in my area.
Kasidy B. - Seeking Work in Shelley

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I’m the oldest and have 3 younger siblings, I grew up being a protector and a care giver! It just kind of comes naturally to me I guess! I’ve had tons of babysitting jobs and my senior year of high school I worked at a local daycare as her assistant and helped get snacks ready, take the kids on walks to the park and supervise them while we were away from the house, and change diapers and make sure they were ready to go and be picked up, and then I would tidy up any toys and lock up before I went home! I also was a Tutor in high school and loved working with kids!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Shelley, ID?

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 Shelley’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 Shelley 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 Idaho?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Shelley?
  • 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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