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Lena M. - Seeking Work in Farmington Hills

11.42 / hour

I'm 25, married, own a condo, I have my bachelor's in Psychology and Sociology. I've taken several child development classes, and have a good background in special needs as well. I have been a tutor for 2 years now. My little is 9 years old, and I make sure she learns every day she spends with me. I have been a full-time nanny for three years, and have several years of baby-sitting experience. My whole life has revolved around children, whether its learning about them in college, or working with them. I''m organized, clean, and am a good listener. I like to be on time, and like it when the family I work with is communicative. Usually when working with new families I like to get to know what the parents do normally with their children. I follow the family rules to a T. If they have a certain style of praising/punishing I like to be respectful and do the same. In general I am a no no-nonsense kind of person. If the parents are strict and expect that from me, then that is what I will do. If the parents want a more relaxed atmosphere for their children, then I can do that as well. I'm big on manners, and constantly teaching children new facts about the world we live in. It's unbelievable how much you can teach someone just by talking about normal everyday things.
Marney K. - Seeking Work in Farmington Hills

22.85 / hour

I am currently a senior at Boston college and am majoring in Elementary Education and Applied Psychology. After I graduate in May, I will have a free summer before I start graduate school in the fall. I currently have student teaching experience a preschool (K1 and K2) classroom as well as in grades 1-4. My experiences have been in an urban school, a catholic private school, a suburban public school, and an international school. I also have 2 years of experience as a camp counselor at a Montessori school. Last summer I was a nanny in Bloomfield Hills for two elementary school aged boys. A few years ago, I was a summer nanny for a family of three all under age 6. During the school year, I babysit families with children of all ages and have experience and pedagogical training in working with children with disabilities.
Jessie W. - Seeking Work in Farmington Hills

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello! My name is Jessica xx. I am 20 years old from Farmington Hills, MI. I attended Eastern Michigan University for 3 years, but am taking time off, as I was unsure about my major. I have had plenty of experience with children for about 7 years now. I first started out working with children that had special needs at a facility called "The Friendship Circle". I taught them how to perform and improve basic life and social skills, and most importantly I was caring, loving friend that they could rely on and look up to. I have tutored a couple of Japanese children as well, helping them learn English as a second language. I have also babysat (and looked after pets) for many different families over the years. I like to involve the children I babysit in multiple (safe yet fun) activities such as board games, crafts, sports, singing and dancing, etc... I really like to encourage kids to play outside rather than being on technology most of the time. My rate is $10-$20 an hour. Contact me if you're interested! Thank you:)
Cheryl M. - Seeking Work in Farmington Hills

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

A lifetime of caring for children, grandchildren, neigbors, and others through community sevice volunteerism and employment.
Katie C. - Seeking Work in Farmington Hills

11.42 / hour

I am currently an elementary special education teacher. I have also been a babysitter, nanny and camp counselor.
Francesca B. - Seeking Work in Farmington Hills

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have over 8 years experience caring for children as a nanny and au pair and about 4 years assisting a paraplegic adult. I'm First Aid and CPR Certified and proficient in baby sign language. I have a resume and a list of references I'd be more than happy to provide.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Farmington Hills, 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 Farmington Hills’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 Farmington Hills 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 Farmington Hills?
  • 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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