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Ella W. - Seeking Work in Cape Girardeau

14.28 / hour

Hello I am a fifty-three year old who is reliable and cheerful Compassionate loving mother, and grandmother that have 15+ year of experience as a babysitter/nanny. I have care for my cousins, nieces, nephews and friend’s children and elder care. I possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and enthusiastic with any life style that a families may have. I have experience both live-in and live-out. My divers and intense background would make me a valuable addition to your family. My skills are very good in supervising and caring for children of all ages, from activities, meals, bathing, dressing, and housekeeping.
Haley P. - Seeking Work in Cape Girardeau

20.00 / hour

When I was younger and before I had a job I would babysit for families with children of infant age to toddler. I also worked at a daycare/learning center for 2+years, and am currently working towards obtaining my CDA. I also have a current CPR and first aid card.
Brenda H. - Seeking Work in Cape Girardeau

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a mother of two grown children and grandmother of 4. I have been a substitute teacher from grades pre-school-12. Have a Masters Degree in Higher Education and Counseling
Bailey M. - Seeking Work in Cape Girardeau

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a part time nanny for a family for 1-2 years and have 6+ years of babysitting experience.
Jamie H. - Seeking Work in Cape Girardeau

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

My name is Jamie and I am 19 years old. I am currently taking a semester off from college and am staying with my mom back home near the Cape Girardeau area and whist upon looking around for a job that actually challenges, as well as occupies me, I pleasantly came across this information for a nanny position and it sparked my interest. I have a natural knack with children that has really come in handy all the years I was left to babysit for family friends and neighbors. And during that time I have honestly developed a love for, not merely working with, but also for entertaining kids. Seeing children learn and laugh and explore honestly warms my heart and as cheesy as that sounds, it is just a very refreshing experience to see that much hope and potential in young children being exercised. And watching that kind of innocence and growth helps me to learn and grow as well and I would really love to seize an opportunity for expanding some overall flourishing!
Erin V. - Seeking Work in Cape Girardeau

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

Hello! My name is Erin. I have just graduated from Semo in December of 2017 with a degree in child Development! I have always loved working with children and would like to as a career. My preferable career would be as a nanny. I have worked with children’s of all ages from newborn up to 14 years old. I have worked at Semo’s daycare and am currently still a substitute there. I have been babysitter since i was 12 years old. I have worked with children who have special needs and who have medical conditions. I was in Early Childhood Education courses for 3 and a half years so I do have a good background in that. I also have been CPR/First Aid certified since 2012. I do make sure to retake the courses to have my certification renewed.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Cape Girardeau, MO?

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 Cape Girardeau’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 Cape Girardeau 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 Missouri?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Cape Girardeau?
  • 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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