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Sydnie C. - Seeking Work in Greencastle

11.42 / hour

Where to start.. I belong to a family of 6 children, me being the oldest. With me being the oldest I was designated as the "built in babysitter". I started babysitting children outside of my family when I was 13. I also worked at the daycare in my high school for 2 years. My youngest sibling is 3, resulting in 3 years of infant care. I have also cared for an autistic child and provided a fellow, autistic school mate with tutoring.
Tanisha C. - Seeking Work in Greencastle

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have a degree in Early Childhood Education have completed over 300 hours of practicum experience, I babysit for family occasionally but am looking for something more personal.
Jessica K. - Seeking Work in Greencastle

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I work in a day care and have babsat my cousins for a very long time. I love children and I want to be a kindergarten teacher when I complete college.
Kimberly L. - Seeking Work in Greencastle

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
6 yrs of experience

I love taking care of little ones! I have watched children from newborn up to 10 years old. I would prefer watching children under the age of 5 years old. I also have worked in our Junior Church (ages 3-12) for the last 15 years. I currently have a dog, two cats, and a coop full of chickens! I am not CPR/First aid certified yet, but would be willing to get it done.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Greencastle, 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 Greencastle’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 Greencastle 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 Greencastle?
  • 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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