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Margaret B. - Seeking Work in Hopkinsville

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Over the past 7 years I have babysat for many families around Hopkinsville,KY. I have been on vacations with a few of these families and even taken care of their children for days when they are working and on vacation. I love their children like they are my own and spoil them like they are my own too. I would love to become a part of your family and be your children's nanny.
Carmen H. - Seeking Work in Hopkinsville

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been in this field for over 15 years and I it is my passion, I am CPR and First Aid Certified.
Kelsey W. - Seeking Work in Hopkinsville

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

I’ve worked with kids almost my whole life. I raised my niece up until she was 5 years old. I worked in a daycare for a couple of months. I love being around kids.
Jessica C. - Seeking Work in Hopkinsville

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I successfully completed the Professional Nanny Program at Sullivan University in Louisville KY. I completed special classes in areas, such as infants, toddlers, early teens, special needs and CPR/First Aid. During my college experience, I was required to complete an internship, three quarters straight. My first quarter, I performed the task of shadowing a lead teacher, assisting her in daily lessons and snack time in the 2 and 4 year old class rooms. This taught me ways to care for a large number of children at once in a classroom setting. The second quarter, I cared for twin infant boys and my third quarter I cared for twin 2-year-old boys. Preparing nutritious meals, giving baths, clothing, teaching speech techniques, and washing clothes are just a few of the tasks required from me. Previous to my college experiences, I managed an in-home day care caring for 3 to 6 children ranging from 6 weeks to 4 year olds. During this time period, I became a registered child care provider for the state of Kentucky, completing a number of training courses. I have worked with autistic and asthmatic children, along with premature infants. Most recently, I have been caring for 4 children within 3 different families age ranging from 2-7. I am required to do everything from diaper changes, meal preparation and serving to school drop off and pick up.
Deborah W. - Seeking Work in Hopkinsville

14.28 / hour

Still workingfor over 10 years.
Shirley B. - Seeking Work in Hopkinsville

12.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Hopkinsville, 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 Hopkinsville’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 Hopkinsville 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 Hopkinsville?
  • 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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