Zachary, LA
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Ashley  B. - Seeking Work in Zachary

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have experience working as a nanny and a day care as an infant teacher. Most of my nanny experience has been with multiple children. I have cared for children from newborns to teenagers, but majority has been with newborns to the age of five.
Ashley B. - Seeking Work in Zachary

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

My objective is to provide the best care and help with growth and development for children. I am a child care specialist that works in a family’s home, responsible for all tasks related to care of the children.  I will serve as a loving, nurturing and trustworthy companion to children. My responsibilities would be to create a stimulating, nurturing, and safe environment for the children. Supervise the children’s activities at all times and teach the children good social manners. Plan and prepare meals and bottles for, and feed, the children. Dress the children and bathe the children. Place the children down for naps and bedtime. Change diapers and potty train the children. Also I would perform housework related to child care, including washing the children’s clothes, cleaning up after meals, tidying play areas, and washing bottles. Play with the children, both indoors and outdoors. Plan and lead educational activities, including reading, with the children. Drive the children to and from activities, and administer medicine to the children. When necessary, discipline the children by time out.
Martha P. - Seeking Work in Zachary

8.57 / hour

I have several years experiences in babysitting/ Childcare Teacher. Some of those experiences include but are not limited to xx-4 children Babysitter;5+ years Center-3-5year olds;Schoolage children-1 year Center-3-4 year olds children-10 years
Sherry W. - Seeking Work in Zachary

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

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