Ft Polk, LA
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Ft Polk, LA Nannies

Tay W. - Seeking Work in Ft Polk

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I've worked with children since age 7. I began with assisting the teachers in children's church. I did a summer hire program from September 2010- May 2013 and I was an assistance to the room teachers from new borns to school age. I am currently the infants teacher at my church. I have 2 younger siblings , teens, that I care for when my parents need help. I am very good with children. I have always been loved and adored by little ones, even older kids. I have a lot of patience and am very understanding. I have very young at heart so children and I always have crazy adventures. I am a great cook and I love to bake. I can do hair and make up for families with girls and I love be outside, run around, pay sports and be on the rough side for the boys.... i would love to bring my joy to a loving home and assist a family in need :)
Chelsie Rae  H. - Seeking Work in Ft Polk

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 6 long years of experience with children, very loving and caring with kids treat them as if they were my own. I also have experience in the medical field so I am prepared for anything that may happen, love the outdoors and having fun!
Ashley G. - Seeking Work in Ft Polk

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

Worked at 2 daycare facilities.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Ft Polk, LA?

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 Ft Polk’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 Ft Polk 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 Louisiana?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Ft Polk?
  • 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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