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Lauren G. - Seeking Work in Grosse Pointe Park

11.42 / hour

I have been a full-time nanny the past two summers. I have been a part-time babysitter for the past seven years. I have experience with children of all ages and abilities. I currently run the nursery at xx and I teach the 7-8 year old class at the xx. I have worked as a lifeguard/swim instructor for 4 years, so I am CPR and First Aid certified. I am a senior at Michigan State University where I am double majoring in Art Education and Social Studies Education. I will graduate with two bachelor degrees in early May 2016.
Nicole N. - Seeking Work in Grosse Pointe Park

11.42 / hour

I have three years teaching experience and seven years experience as a nanny working with children from infancy through the teen years. I love working as a nanny, the relationships I have been able to build with the children and the families I have worked with have been such an amazing reward. I feel privileged to have a job that I am excited about going to every day. I have lower elementary Montessori training and I speak French fluently.
Toni M. - Seeking Work in Grosse Pointe Park

14.28 / hour

I have been working with children for 7 years. I have been a preschool teacher, childcare provider at a day care, and a nanny for several families. I have worked with children from newborn to high school. I have worked with children who have special needs as well.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Grosse Pointe Park, 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 Grosse Pointe Park’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 Grosse Pointe Park 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 Grosse Pointe Park?
  • 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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