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Tess V. - Seeking Work in Kansas City

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello! My name is Tess and I would love the opportunity to care for your children. I have lots of experience caring for all ages of children. Besides being a nanny for 5+ years my family does foster care. Being involved in the foster care system has changed my life. I have a big heart for children and love spending time with them. I help out with everyday tasks from changing diapers to brushing teeth. I am very clean and organized. I pick up after the kids and follow the parents guidelines. I have looked after all different ages of children from newborn to teen. I currently care for 9 and 10 year old girls. It is a temporary job that will end this May. I am originally from Michigan but am currently living in Kansas City, MO attending Bible College. I am planning on staying in the city for the summer. I am not planning on returning to school this fall but will continue to live here. In my free time I like to read, bake, and sew. I generally like to make things for my families foster children. I grew up on a small farm so I am comfortable around all types of pets. I am also a non-smoker and have reliable transportation.
Moriah  N. - Seeking Work in Kansas City

8.57 / hour

I have been a nanny and babysitter for over 6 years and em currently taking care of kids off and on as a babysitter. I have loved working with kids, it is both fun and rewarding to see kids interact with each other and with you. I love watching them grow and learn and continue to ask question. They are a huge part of my life and i want to continue helping kids.
Megan G. - Seeking Work in Kansas City

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

Officially been a regularly scheduled part time nanny for nearly a year now. Multiple children at one time aged from 9mo-5yrs. Little to no t.v. so lots of running, giggling, sand, play-doh, arts and crafts and the occasional outing. Prepare lunches on occasion as well as snacks, always. Bath time each day I work. Finally I have dealt with bed time on occasion.
MaryKate G. - Seeking Work in Kansas City

11.42 / hour

Hi, my name is MaryKate. I live in Kansas City, Missouri right across the street from Leawood, Kansas by state line. I love children. I turn 17 on May 15 and I have my own car. I have been looking for a nanny job this summer. I have been babysitting and nannying since I was 9 years old. Kids are my whole life. If I didn't have babysitting, I don't know what I would do. I love it so much and I love children. I am CPR certified and I have been to a babysitting class. The youngest I've babysat is 4 days old and the most kids I've watched at one time is about 9 or 10. I have been babysitting and nannying for almost 8 years. I will only be gone one or two weeks this summer. I will be gone one week in July for a mission trip in Guatemala and then the first week in August to visit my family in Maryland. Let me know if you want to talk!! I would love to have a Monday-Friday position!
MaryKate G. - Seeking Work in Kansas City

11.42 / hour

Hi, my name is MaryKate. I live in Kansas City, Missouri right across the street from xx. I love children. I turn 17 on May 15 and I have my own car. I have been looking for a nanny job this summer. I have been babysitting and nannying since I was 9 years old. Kids are my whole life. If I didn't have babysitting, I don't know what I would do. I love it so much and I love children. I am CPR certified and I have been to a babysitting class. The youngest I've babysat is 4 days old and the most kids I've watched at one time is about 9 or 10. I have been babysitting and nannying for almost 8 years. I will only be gone one or two weeks this summer. I will be gone one week in July for a mission trip in Guatemala and then the first week in August to visit my family in Maryland. Let me know if you want to talk!!
Tabitha M. - Seeking Work in Kansas City

8.79 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat since I was 14 years old. I have baby sat kids of all ages with varying temperaments. Since I was 11 my family did foster care. I grew up with kids that had many major issues that I have learned to deal with through out the years. Because of this I know how to work with children of all types. I do have experience with foster families and am willing to work with them.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Kansas City, KS?

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 Kansas City’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 Kansas City 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 Kansas?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Kansas City?
  • 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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