Oak Grove, MN
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Sarah G. - Seeking Work in Oak Grove

17.14 / hour

When I was 12 years old I took the babysitters Red Cross cerification course. In the past 6 years I have babysat for families with 1-4 children, between the ages 10 months to 13 years old. I was a summer nanny for two young boys. I also was a nanny this year to adorable twin 2 year olds who were just a joy :) I am looking for a family to nanny for in the upcoming summer, between mid-May to mid-August. I am very outgoing, creative, and responsible. I recently moved to Oak Grove (originally from Eden Prairie) but I am willing to communte. Please email/message me if you are interested, I would love to talk more about my background!
Natalie D. - Seeking Work in Oak Grove

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked with infants to teenagers, my most recent position was with infant twins who are now 3 and headed to preschool. I have also worked with children with a variety of disabilities. My degree is in child development and elementary education with an emphasis in special ed. I am also an instructor for the Red Cross where I teach child care classes one weekend every other month.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Oak Grove, KY?

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 Oak Grove’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 Oak Grove 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 Kentucky?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Oak Grove?
  • 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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