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Kayci W. - Seeking Work in Iuka

22.85 / hour

Hello! If this job is still available I am very interested in working with you. I LOVE kids! I like to provide a fun, loving, and learning environment while keeping everyone safe and happy. I am 27 years old &have experience being a live-in nanny. One of my nannying jobs, I took care of 3 children aged 6weeks-7 years for 12-18 hours a day for 3 years. I did the cleaning, shopping, and cooking most of the time. I have also worked with special needs children and multiples including twins and triplets. I have a lot of experience with children newborn to 5 years old but have also worked with school aged. I am a christain of the apostolic faith. I do not smoke or drink. I am CPR certified and and will be first aid certified once the semester is over in 2 weeks. I have also been through child nutrition classes. I am 2 semesters away from completing my early childhood education degree. I am currently a toddler teacher at a daycare and LOVE to do crafts, read, and explore the outdoors with children. I live in IL but I am looking for a change. I have a very reliable 2012 Jeep Compass. I am ok with doing errands and taking children places. I am fine with caring for pets and also like to cook. I do not have a passport but would have no problem getting one if needed. I know some spanish (took 3 years in high school) but willing to learn more. I also know a fair amount of sign language. I am flexible on hours but would not be able to come until school is over May 5th. I would love to hear more details about the job My number is 6187310024
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Iuka, IL?

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 Iuka’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 Iuka 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 Illinois?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Iuka?
  • 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?