Kirksville, MO
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Raezheem M. - Seeking Work in Kirksville

11.42 / hour

Ever since I was 12, I've either worked or volunteered at a day care center or summer program; excluding the past two summers. I worked one full school year (2013-2013) at an Early Childhood Development Center in Kirksville, Missouri. I am in school, a junior, at Truman State University working on my master's of education and bachelor's in psychology.
Sharmaine M. - Seeking Work in Kirksville

17.14 / hour

Au pair,live-in and babysitting/nanny, nursing assistant
Dana  H. - Seeking Work in Kirksville

8.25 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

Hi, I'm Dana! I'm 21 years old, and a former homeschooler. I love crochet, music, the beach, and many outdoor activities. I have been around children most of my life, as I have many younger siblings, and love the creative energy they bring into the world. I have plenty of experience watching and taking care of kids of all ages.
Josephina N. - Seeking Work in Kirksville

8.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I am 17 years old and go to Kirksville High School. I worked as a counselor at the YMCA summer camp last year and enjoyed working with the kids I was assigned to. I watched 15-20 kids at a time. I am very experienced with babies and toddlers because I have a very large family and babysit all the time.
Olivia B. - Seeking Work in Kirksville

9.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

I love working with children of all ages and have some experience looking after children from infancy to middle school ages.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Kirksville, 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 Kirksville’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 Kirksville 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 Kirksville?
  • 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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