South Rockwood, MI
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South Rockwood, MI Nannies

Mae G. - Seeking Work in South Rockwood

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

My experience with child-care began when I accepted the task of caring for my 18 month old Godson. I served as a live-in nanny for his mother and her spouse for 2 years, and I loved it. Most recently, I served as a nanny to twin 6 year old boys. I found this job very rewarding. Also, I have tutored for over 6 years in a multitude of subjects, and I maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout high school, graduating with honors from the AP program. In addition, I have 2 year's experience as a housekeeper/personal assistant. I am outgoing, hard-working, and optimistic. I look forward to meeting whatever challenges lay ahead in my next job opportunity!
Kiera E. - Seeking Work in South Rockwood

11.42 / hour

I was a regular babysitter in my neighborhood before I moved to a new state. I used to be a caregiver for both children and adults with special needs.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in South Rockwood, 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 South Rockwood’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 South Rockwood 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 South Rockwood?
  • 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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