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Hallah M. - Seeking Work in Alexandria

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I started out caring for my sisters at 10 years old, when they were born. I got a babysitting position when I was 13 with a woman who lived in my subdivision, and she referred me to her friend, who I stayed with until I was 18. I found a new family on my own, and have been with them since then. I am also a child care provider at a daycare near me.
Lillian M. - Seeking Work in Alexandria

11.42 / hour

I have just returned back from living abroad in Africa for 6 months, where I helped women and their children create a more sustainable life through work and learning skills during their job. As the ladies would work, I would watch the children all day, making sure they we not interrupting their mothers and teaching them english. I have worked numerous years in my church's child-care facility, as well as babysitting, on-and-off for years.
Donna R. - Seeking Work in Alexandria

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a former elementary education teacher. I have taught all age groups so I understand the developmental needs of children. I would provide attentive, loving care. Your child would be safe and valued by me because that is how I treated all the children I taught through the years. I am active and young. I never took a break from teaching through the years. I have CPR and first aid training. I would be sensitive to your values and be an extension of them when I am with your child. Please respond if you would like to hear more about my background.
Cytha B. - Seeking Work in Alexandria

7.39 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been watching children for 9 years, wether it be babysitting or just watching them at family occasions. I have watched children that have food allergies and i have watched sick children. I have watched up to six children at one time.
Lynne W. - Seeking Work in Alexandria

11.42 / hour

I began my first job of working in a daycare while in high school. I fell in love. I went on to college, while holding my full time job at the daycare, and earned my degree in Early Childhood Education. I have been working with young children ever since!
Douwene B. - Seeking Work in Alexandria

14.28 / hour

Teacher for 20 years. Taught Head Start for 4 years.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Alexandria, KY?

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 Alexandria’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 Alexandria 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 Kentucky?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Alexandria?
  • 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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