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Brittany B. - Seeking Work in Leawood

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Hi family, I have 5 years of nannying experience and 8 years of babysitting experience. The children I have been a nanny for range from the ages of 2 to 14. In the past I have experience driving kids to activities and have a perfect driving record. I also have experience in teaching kids sports such as baseball, lacrosse, and soccer. I have experience in tutoring kids in reading and math as well. I am also certified in CPR/AED and First aid and Safety. In May 2015 I graduated with a bachelors degree of Youth Ministry and Human Movement. I am outgoing, organized, caring, easy going, work well with others, and am an overall happy person.
Ashley H. - Seeking Work in Leawood

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a nanny for 3 different families all through college. I was then a live in nanny out of state for a year. I then taught 2.5 year olds at a Montessori school for a year. I have spent the last 5 years teaching 2nd grade at an alternative school in the Kansas City Missouri district.
Mary  H. - Seeking Work in Leawood

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I started babysitting at my church when I was 11 yrs old. I have always adored kids and cannot wait to have my own someday! For the past three years I have been a part-time nanny to a family with four kids ages, 7, 6, 2 1/2, and newborn-6mos. I adore them!
Beth C. - Seeking Work in Leawood

8.57 / hour

I have 4 children of my own who are all school aged. Additionally, I had a mothers day out program in my home for 4 years once a week.
Eden G. - Seeking Work in Leawood

7.68 / hour

I babysit and nanny for all of my moms friends
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Leawood, 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 Leawood’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 Leawood 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 Leawood?
  • 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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