Ponchatoula, LA
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Ponchatoula, LA Nannies

Patricia C. - Seeking Work in Ponchatoula

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been working with children for long time, I am a teacher and I worked in a school in my country (Honduras) I work here with a family for about 4 years now but they are going to move to another state. They have an autistic child and I have been taking care of him since he was a baby. I have experience with newborns, toddlers and kids .
Desreen M. - Seeking Work in Ponchatoula

14.28 / hour

Extremely fun
Victoria R. - Seeking Work in Ponchatoula

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

I love to be around children! I enjoy showing them new things.. I enjoy playtime and storytime. I can cook, clean, and do anything that needs to be done. I want the children to be able to smile and have a good ti me! I speak English and I'm in school working on becoming a nurse.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Ponchatoula, 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 Ponchatoula’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 Ponchatoula 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 Ponchatoula?
  • 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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