Foley, MN
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Tracy E. - Seeking Work in Foley

10.90 / hour

Yes I do. In high school I helped out a daycare after school and I have been a nanny for a couple families for years.
Kelly T. - Seeking Work in Foley

14.28 / hour

I was a nanny for two different families in college. Duties included childcare, meal prep, coming up with learning activities, household duties, running errands, help with homework, and being a good role model. I have nannied for children from the age of infants up to high school (chauffeur). I am currently a literature teacher at the middle school level. I spent the first 5 years of my teaching career doing student teaching and working in a CHILD development program working with preschoolers down to infants. Then, I taught 3rd grade for 4 years, where I was also the school Reading Specialist. My degree is in Elementary Education, with licenses in Early Childhood and Reading K-12. I also am very athletic and coach volleyball and softball throughout the school year. I have also coached at kid's camps for 2-6 year olds. It included a different sport every other week. I would love the opportunity to spend the summer as your nanny!
Madison S. - Seeking Work in Foley

10.22 / hour

I was a seasonally nanny for a family with 3 young girls in the summer of 2013. I have baby sat for various families since I was 10 years old also.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Foley, 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 Foley’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 Foley 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 Foley?
  • 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?