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Michelle S. - Seeking Work in Detroit

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

For the last three years I have taught Kindergarten in Detroit through Teach for America. It has been challenging and rewarding however I am looking to transition my classroom experience into something else. I love working with children and I have previously been a live-in nanny for 2 children (age 4 and 6). I am first aid and CPR certified. I can not only provide excellent child care but also help your child academically given my education background. As a teacher, I have developed excellent organizational and problem solving skills. Academically, having taught kindergarten I know what skills and knowledge that are necessary for your child to excel when they start school. I have taught over 70 kids how to read, do math, and observe like scientists.
Rashell F. - Seeking Work in Detroit

Hourly rate14.28 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I've been an experienced babysitter since I was 12 years old. I grew up in a big family; I'm the second oldest out of 9 and the youngest is 4 years old. I worked in day cares and schools. I babysit for my family,friend,co-workers and random people . I really love kids, that's why I'm going to school to be a teacher! I'd love to open my own child care! I love pet I do have a pet snake named Missy and I did I have a puppy named Faith, but we gave her away to a nice family who couldn't afford to get a another dog after their dog was killed by another dog. I'm very motivated and fun; kids are my passion. I cant wait to have kids one day. I have been married for a year and the half to a wonderful man and I do go to church on Wednesday and Sundays I'm a youth leader at my church I work with the older kids n younger kids; I love my church home.I have a wonderful pastor n first lady. But If you hire me, I will not let you down. I'm a very decicated worker and kids are my passion and do have my own car.
Danielle G. - Seeking Work in Detroit

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I first started off babysitting my niece when i was 15. I would get her up in the morning, help her get ready for school, then drop her off at school and pick her up. When she got out I would help her with her homework, cook dinner, and make sure she took a bath and brushed he teeth at night. I did that for 2 1/2 years until she moved back home with her mother (NOT PAID) I also was a nanny for my sister because she use to work to much. She is a foster mother, so she had kids with varying ages. She had 1 set of twins who were mentally challenaged, and one 2 year old girl. I would take care of them from 9a-9p drive them to any appointments the twins needed to attend, cooked, housekeeping, and tend to all of their needs.
Krystal R. - Seeking Work in Detroit

Hourly rate11.42 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

Childcare is a passion. I love children they are my heart and my strength lies with being a positive role model for them. My children are 5 and 7 both are girls..I home schooled them before school and they are ahead of their class.I play games, read to them/listen to the read, arts and crafts, sing,dance,exercise. Also I am a little familiar with gymnastics and karate. My girls take both. I do hair, get the children dressed, bathe, laundry, help with home work whatever else the parent/parents may desire.
Marnell K. - Seeking Work in Detroit

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I Been a Teacher in Michigan for 18 years - grades k-12, I love children and they love me. I love to get right down on the ground and roll around with them, run and have a tons of fun. Sing, dance, act silly, explore and always learn new things,; If we are having fun we are learning.
Angela K. - Seeking Work in Detroit

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I started watching kids when I was about 10 as sort of a paid play date for a work at home mom. I was a regular after school babysitter for a number of different families throughout high school as well as nighttime, overnight and vacation babysitter. I was a nanny for a summer everyday M-F 9-5 when i was 17. The 2003-2004 school year i was a live in nanny for a family of four, ages 0-10. I then lived on my own for a while and lived with the same family for another six months in 2006.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Detroit, MI?

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 Detroit’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 Detroit 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 Michigan?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Detroit?
  • 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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