Festus, MO
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Shelby M. - Seeking Work in Festus

8.08 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat/nannied over the past four summers. I currently work at a daycare in the two year old room and infant room. I have been there for a year and a half.
Robin H. - Seeking Work in Festus

15.00 / hour
2 yrs of experience

Former reading teacher looking to nanny!
Ashley D. - Seeking Work in Festus

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny to four year old twin girls for the past three years. I have worked/volunteered at day care centers and camps working with children ages six months to fifteen years old. I am EEC certified as a preschool teacher. I have interned in a second grade classroom as a teacher assistant and loved it. I have assisted in teaching swim lesson to four and five year olds.
Katherine N. - Seeking Work in Festus

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked in two daycares, a home daycare my mother owned. I have nannied and babysat for well over 12 years or so off and on in the past.
Monica G. - Seeking Work in Festus

8.57 / hour

My sister in law worked alot so i took care of her 3 kids. I cleaned and cooked for them and some times i had to get them on and off the bus. I would baby sit for her friends. I took cpr classes after i had my son.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Festus, 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 Festus’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 Festus 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 Festus?
  • 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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