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Anjali K. - Seeking Work in Excelsior

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been working in the childcare industry for over 14 years now. I am a certified preschool teacher and have worked with children of ALL ages ( infant-14 years) and also with disabilities and special needs. (A.d.d/asbergers (sp?)/ autism/slight down syndrome/mental illnesses/slow motor skills)
Linda B. - Seeking Work in Excelsior

14.28 / hour

I have been a child care giver most of my life. I have worked as a nanny, Preschool Teacher, Child Care Director, Sunday School Teacher, Camp Counselor and Children's Church Director. I love children and enjoy providing them with new experiences in nature, art, games, pretend play, geography, and learning. Through the years I have watched children learn how to read, grow into independent adults, become established in their interest areas.
Paige P. - Seeking Work in Excelsior

9.84 / hour

I have been a babysitter or nanny throughout the last 6 years. I have also worked in childcare for two companies and volunteered with a third. I have experience working with children from 6 weeks old to 13 years old. I also have experience with multiple children at the same time.
Samantha M. - Seeking Work in Excelsior

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

Hi! My names Sam. I'm currently studying nursing through Metropolitan State University. I have been a full time nanny for two families located in Eden Prairie and Excelsior, Minnesota. I am CPR/First AID certified, can provide reliable transportation, and I have experience with children ranging from infants-12 years. I grew up in a big family, originally raised on a hobby farm in Minnetrista so I'm very comfortable with animals as well! My availability is super flexible/open, and I am okay with either a temporary position or something more long term! I'm hopefully looking for something more full time but I am okay with part time too :) I studied Spanish in highschool as well so I am able to tutor in that area, as well as having experience tutoring my nanny kids in math, reading, and piano lessons. I love taking kiddos outside, instead of letting them stay in watching TV or on their tablets! Im a huge fan of taking them to the park, out for walks, fairs, lemonade stands, swimming, anything that keeps them active! I also love planning fun art projects for them or anything creative and makes them explore new things. I love working in child care because children are so open minded and curious and its so cool to see that! :)
Anjali K. - Seeking Work in Excelsior

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

I am a 31 year old mother of two wonderful kids. My daughter is 9 and my son is 11 months. I have been in the child care industry for over 15 years now and have my degree in Early childhood education and nutrition. I am first aid and CPR qualified and have worked at a few different childcare facilities.
I have nannied for two great families in the past, both of whom had amazing children. One of my nanny kids had a moderate case of aspburgers syndrome so I am also able to work for children with special needs as well.
I live in a quiet neighbourhood right in Greenwood, two minutes away from a really fun park and a three minute drive to downtown Excelsior. I love to be outside and explore new things as much as possible. I love to read and I am a firm believer that every moment is a teachable moment.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Excelsior, MN?

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 Excelsior’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 Excelsior 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 Minnesota?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Excelsior?
  • 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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