Arkansas City, KS
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Nichole P. - Seeking Work in Arkansas City

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

My names Nichole I just graduated from high school last year in May, I don't have experience being a nanny but in the past I helped take care of more than one child. I'm a really good cook and cleaner, and I know how to do laundry.
Kerri F. - Seeking Work in Arkansas City

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I currently provide per diem care for a young boy that is nearly 2yrs old. In the past I have had temporary custody of young children ranging in age from 3-10yrs old,some one at a time and other times up to 4 children. I was a nanny to a set of siblings, 1yr old and 5yrs old in the past. I have also had several babysitting jobs and have been a nursery and children's church teacher.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Arkansas City, KS?

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 Arkansas City’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 Arkansas City 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 Kansas?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Arkansas City?
  • 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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