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Holly H. - Seeking Work in Grain Valley

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have over 22 years of childcare experience. I have been a nanny, both live-in and live-out. I have done childcare in my home. I have substitute teaching experience because I have 92 hours in Early and Elementary Education. I have ran 2 after school care programs and worked in daycares as well. However, my heart is in the nanny field and that is where I am looking for my next position.
Amanda  M. - Seeking Work in Grain Valley

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting since I was ten. I have a cousin who has autism and I have spent alot of time with her.
Robin G. - Seeking Work in Grain Valley

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a mother of one, stepmother of 3 and a grandmother of4
Melissa J. - Seeking Work in Grain Valley

8.57 / hour

I have babysat since I was in middle school. I was a preschool Sunday school teacher for a few years. I also have experience with children with special needs
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Grain Valley, 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 Grain Valley’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 Grain Valley 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 Grain Valley?
  • 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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