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Casandra  A. - Seeking Work in Saint Paul

14.00 / hour
10 yrs of experience

Hi everyone!

My name is Casandra. I am 23 years old, working part-time in telecommunications, searching for a nannying opportunity to fill some of my spare-time.

I have 10 years of experience as a nanny and au pair. I have worked for dozens of families long-term, as well as short-term. This previous summer, I lived with a family in Newcastle, New South Whales for two months. I worked 62-hour weeks taking care of a newborn, 2-year-old, and 5-year-old. This is something I thoroughly enjoyed. I've also worked for single-parent families who travel internationally for work & I was the children's primary source of care. I enjoy the chaos, but I am looking to find a less demanding position in Saint Paul. If the care is within my own home- I'm open to a full-time schedule.

-Assisted Childcare Certification
-Over 200 assistant-teaching hours in pre-k and kindergarten classrooms
-CPR certified
-Education/Training in early-childhood developmental stages
-Speech Therapy-

I find that arts and crafts involving simple lessons are a great way to pass time. Imaginative play, dress-up, dancing, and being silly is important too. I am comfortable helping with homework, writing, speech skills, driving to and from lessons, daily outdoor activities, etc.
Emily W. - Seeking Work in Saint Paul

16.00 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

Hello! My name is Emily and I have been working in the childcare industry for over 10 years. Currently, I am a nanny for three wonderful kiddos in Bloomington, MN. I have worked with them since 06/16. Previously, I was with a family that had four kids, when I started they were twins (8 weeks), boy (3) and boy (6). In addition, I have been a lead toddler and infant teacher at a daycare for numerous years. I have my CDA, to be licensed to teach infants through 36 months at a daycare setting and I have my bachelors in psychology. The reason that I am looking for a new position is because I recently got accepted into a graduate program at River Falls for school psychology and will be moving to the Hudson area this September to be closer to campus. Even though I am sad to leave my current nanny position, I am excited to see what the future holds for me! I am looking for a long-term position and am comfortable with multiples and caring for 4+ children. A little about myself, I grew up in a small town west of the Twin Cities. I am very close to my family. In my spare time, I love to go camping, fishing, shopping and trying out new restaurants. I am very reliable, outgoing and humorous!
Emma V. - Seeking Work in Saint Paul

10.00 / hour
3 yrs of experience

My name is Emma Vega, and I’m currently a senior at Henry Sibley high school. I play softball and hockey and I am very involved with my community and friends. I have been with the same family since I was 14, now turning 19 this upcoming October. If anyone lives around st paul, I babysit for our city council member, Rebecca Noaker. I am a certified babysitter, and I am in the highest level of Biology where I am learning first aid, and the science behind it. That being said, I’m quick to react with full knowledge. I work really good with kids, I definitely relate to them and treat them with otter respect because they are our future, and they’re nothing less. I’ve worked in many places that I withheld great responsibility with people and kids, as I’ve also taken care of 10 kids varying ages in the human services department of Minneapolis.
Sandy C. - Seeking Work in Saint Paul

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
10 yrs of experience

Hello, my name is Sandy. I currently attend Macalester College. I have 10 years of experience caring for my little sister, who has special needs. I have experience with feeding, diaper-changing, planning activities, and helping with homework. I volunteered one summer each as a teacher's assistant at Boyer's Children's Clinic, Mercer Middle School, and Denise Louie Education Center. I was also a nanny for a 10 month old and a 2.5 year old last summer. I love working with kids and always do my best to make a positive impact on their lives!
Isabella P. - Seeking Work in Saint Paul

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

I am a nursing student at the University of North Dakota and will be graduating in December 2018 as a Registered Nurse. I have formal experience working on a pediatric floor with infants and children off all ages, including many children with special needs, at the hospital in Grand Forks as a nurse assistant. I am returning home to the St. Paul area for summer and will be available mid May through late August. Please feel free to contact me if you are interested in a fun filled summer for your kiddos!
Freyja H. - Seeking Work in Saint Paul

15.00 / hour
2 yrs of experience

Hello, my name is Freyja! I have 10+ years of child care experience in both home and classroom environments ages 1-12. I also have experience (and am happy to help) with housekeeping/light cleaning, errand running, meal prep, transportation, and pet care. What I've enjoyed most about being a child care provider is helping children build confidence in their own unique abilities. This experience has enabled me to become more patient, compassionate, and perceptive. I look forward to hearing from you!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Saint Paul, 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 Saint Paul’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 Saint Paul 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 Saint Paul?
  • 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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