Columbus, IN
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Alexis P. - Seeking Work in Columbus

14.28 / hour

I love children and have had a lot of experience caring for them. Since I was 8 years old, I have watched all of my five younger siblings and feel like I have raised them. Growing up I was also offered lots of babysitting jobs in which the children varied in age. I am also a violin teacher and I teach the you get students (elementary school). I have also been offered church positions to care for 3 year olds, and 11 year olds and teach them. I have also done a lot of tutoring for you get kids. For a time I took care of a 4 month baby every day because her mom was an accountant, I did that for four hours every day for six months. Everyone I have ever worked for has been satisfied with my work. If you would like, I have references that you could contact.
Donna Z. - Seeking Work in Columbus

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

I've babysat for 40+ years I have a bachelors in elementary education I am the mother of three (two of my children are grown) I home school the third child she is 16 years old I have been babysitting/teaching pre school to the children I babysit for for 3 years-while I brought my daughter along and home schooled her too.
Haley M. - Seeking Work in Columbus

7.97 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting for about 5 years and I love it. I volunteer for my church to help the parents out by providing childcare.
Allykan W. - Seeking Work in Columbus

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have not previously worked in childcare bit have watched kids from newborn to 13. Willing to do anything.
Angie H. - Seeking Work in Columbus

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat for the past 10 years. I have also worked at daycares in the summer.
Anna H. - Seeking Work in Columbus

7.32 / hour

I worked at a daycare for 5 years
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Columbus, NC?

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 Columbus’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 Columbus 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 North Carolina?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Columbus?
  • 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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