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Rebecca M. - Seeking Work in Charleston

17.14 / hour

I have 4 nephews and 1 niece (ages 15 months-6 years) that I babysit on a regular basis. I am a licensed school counselor and am very comfortable working with children. I taught swimming lessons for four years, was a lifeguard for 3 years, and currently babysit at a local church during alcoholics anonymous meetings for 8+ children at a time.
Cherity M. - Seeking Work in Charleston

11.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

Hello! I am Cherity and I have loved working with children ever since I was a young girl. Coming from a big family and being on the oldest I got some of the joys of watching all the younger ones. I have 5 god children, which are all boys, I was also their Nanny until I relocated! Hoping I can also get more experience. Children bring a lot of joy into my life.
Tiffany B. - Seeking Work in Charleston

17.14 / hour

I'm a 36 year old mother of three. I have a daughter and two boys. I like any mother learned from trial and error. Compassion,understanding and of course fun is key.
Dion B. - Seeking Work in Charleston

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

I'm young, fun, and energetic. I have no formal experience with being a nanny but I've been around kids all my life. Babysitting family kids as well as kids of the neighborhood. I'm tolerant and very patient and also a good cook. I would like to see this as a summer job to gain more experience with children because I will be attending college in the fall majoring in psychology. In hopes of being a mental psychologist for children. Shoot me a message and I'll be able to accommodate whatever your schedule may be.
Haley M. - Seeking Work in Charleston

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Charleston, MS?

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 Charleston’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 Charleston 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 Mississippi?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Charleston?
  • 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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