Fairland, IN
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Kim Y. - Seeking Work in Fairland

8.57 / hour

I have loved children since I was 12 years old. I have two boys, 21 & 17. I am currently working as a nanny for 2 families!! I enjoy engaging children of all ages in activities that are age-appropriate, educational, and fun. I use daily routine activities to instill good manners and life skills. I also can plan and prepare activities to do , too! I see things from their perspective and guide them to mature to their level of ability. I bring out the best in them as I strive to be my best for them. I am a teacher & guide to them through daily life as they lead and I join them or/ and I lead & they join me. We would enjoy indoor and outdoor activities at parks zoo museums we would read paint color play dough cook shop go out to eat sing dance water play. etc. most things kids like to do. Of course as parents agree upon. I respect the guidelines of the parents and make it clear to the child I respect all of the family. pets too!! I am patient and love the kids where they are at as I see where they need to be and steer them in that direction. I will be available in April 2016 for 2 days a week and prefer working the hours of 8-4 but this can be negotiable.
Ashley J. - Seeking Work in Fairland

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have experience in infant and toddler care, as a nanny and babysitter.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Fairland, IN?

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 Fairland’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 Fairland 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 Indiana?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Fairland?
  • 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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