Harper, KS
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Sidney D. - Seeking Work in Harper

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting locally since I was about 11-12 years old for various different families. I have always loved watching kids I still currently do side jobs as of right now.
Sidney D. - Seeking Work in Harper

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I was privledged to have been given the oppprtunity to care for a few families that had wonderful children ranging from infant to six years old. These children were the light of my life and would not have changed a thing. I was able to not only help the children learn new skills, but they helped me learn many things as well. That in itself is the best reward. When the familie's daughter decides to call me their hero, you know you've been doing a good job. I hope I can find my next long term career with another beautiful, wholesome family.
Sidney D. - Seeking Work in Harper

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I used to be an assistant teacher at a daycare as well as 5+ years of babysitting/nanny experience. I have done it for so long and I absolutely love it.
Alexis L. - Seeking Work in Harper

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have only babysat but I have worked with mentally disabled adults. That was my previous job until I moved to Harper KS.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Harper, 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 Harper’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 Harper 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 Harper?
  • 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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