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Bethany A. - Seeking Work in Burnsville

22.85 / hour

My experience in childcare has been wonderful! I started babysitting when I was 11 and have done it on and off ever since, always enjoying being with kids and making sure the home stays in order while the parents are away or at work. I've taken care of babies, toddlers, young children, and teenagers, and they all bring a different level of fun to the job! I'm okay with any kids any age! For the past three years, I have been a nanny for a remarkable family. Their needs have changed recently, and they no longer need me to the extent they did. I started with that family when the first little boy was three months old. Now he's three, and his little brother is a year and a half. It's been three of the craziest years of my life! We have done so much together, we have traveled so much together, and we've been through some tough times together. I can't believe how close I've become to them, and I can only say that I want that kind of experience to continue. I'm not interested in coming and keeping your kids occupied for the day. Whether I'm with you temporarily for a couple of weeks, or for years, I want to make a difference. I want to support the structure you as parents have built and do everything I can to make your family as healthy as it can be. I'm happy to run errands, help around the house, make meals, and put myself into whatever system I can so that when mom and dad come home, everything is taken care of and they can build their relationships with their children. I am always so happy to accommodate a family's ever changing needs. In return, I need a family to accommodate me so I can stay healthy too. I grew up in a very healthy family and doing what I can to share that is something I'm very passionate about.
Renee N. - Seeking Work in Burnsville

11.42 / hour

Hi! I grew up taking care of and playing with my 13 younger cousins. Because of this experience I was able to get a paid summer nanny job watching 3 children a few years ago, and I still visit them occasionally. At age 13-15 I volunteered for a Christian organization that enables parents to hire a babysitter last minute. I have had many experiences where parents will call and ask me to babysit. I volunteered two weeks at a summer camp to care for first, second and fourth graders. This consisted of cooking, playing games doing activities, putting them to bed, waking them up and spending lots of quality time with them. Because of all my experience, I have realized the responsibilities that come with taking care of children. Some of these responsibilities are safety, dressing, bathing, cooking, supervision and cleaning. I believe it is extremely important to respect the parents desires on how to raise their children. I am cheerful, and I greatly enjoy taking care of children. Some of the activities I do with them are reading, going on walks with them, helping with homework and overseeing playtime.
Lauren N. - Seeking Work in Burnsville

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting since I was 12 and started taking on nanny positions since I was 16. I am known for being very good with children. My past experience is all positive. When I've been a nanny in the past its been more like I'm part of the family, it feels like I'm an aunt. I have had children who try to challenge me a little bit but in the end they are the children that grow the most attached. probably because I love on them and I don't get angry, in those cases all a child truly needs is to know that you care!
Jessica T. - Seeking Work in Burnsville

10.42 / hour

I Have worked with a Licensed Child Care Center / Early Childhood Learning Center for over 3 years, working with children aging from 6 weeks to 5 years. I have also babysat for a family when ever they have needed me for a couple years now.
Maria D. - Seeking Work in Burnsville

17.14 / hour

I am currently an 8th grade teacher! This is my third year teaching and I am certified in elementary education for grades first through eighth. Even though I am certified to teach older ages, I have experience working in daycares and pre-k programs. I have seven years of summer nannying experience. I also have been an 21st century learning after-school program leader. I also taught swimming lessons and lifeguarded for three years as well.
Katie W. - Seeking Work in Burnsville

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have cared for children as a nanny/baby-sitter for over 13 years, and at licensed day care centers for over eight. In addition, I have volunteered with mentoring programs for all age groups.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Burnsville, TX?

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 Burnsville’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 Burnsville 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 Texas?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Burnsville?
  • 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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