Carthage, MO
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Tia M. - Seeking Work in Carthage

8.55 / hour
Full-time hours

I started babysitting for friends when I was 12. I also babysat my nephew until he started school. I worked for Carthage R-9 for about a year as a bus aide and I have experience with autism, downs syndrome, behavioral issues,and ADD/ADHD
Aleigha D. - Seeking Work in Carthage

8.79 / hour
Full-time hours

Let's start from the beginning, when I was growing up I helped care for my 3 siblings. At age 12 I began babysitting for two families one family had 2 children ages 5 an 9, the older of the two was severely handicap. The other family I babysat for had only one child, age 6. I also have two years experience teaching Pre-kindergarten. I plan to someday complete a degree in Elementary Education!
Lacy - Seeking Work in Carthage

8.57 / hour

I was a nanny for a hospital flight nurse for 6 months, until the child's father returned from Iraq. I have 6 months day care experience. I also worked in a child care center for a little over a year. I was a nanny for a family of 3 boys all with behavioral problems for about two months and the job only ended when the father's job ended.
Darcie - Seeking Work in Carthage

22.85 / hour

 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Carthage, NY?

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 Carthage’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 Carthage 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 New York?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Carthage?
  • 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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