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Haley J. - Seeking Work in Lee's Summit

11.42 / hour

I was a nanny for a group of 3 cousins that soon turned into 5 after twins were born.I had a infant,1 year old, and 2 year old. The twins recently joined the group and I will not be working with them this summer because they have found someone more long term. It was the best experience of my life. I took them to gymboree and music classes. We also sometimes met their parents for lunch.When the family went on vacation one of the parents couldn't get off work that week so I kept the 4 month old from 7am-6pm that week. We had playtime,lunch, naps, and went for walks. Their grandma also had a pool so occasionally we could swim. I am looking for a family to become as big a part of my life as this one has. We are all in touch often and I check in and visit the kids when home from college to maintain a steady relationship. I have also babysat for many many years and always grown up with children around. I am CPR cerified in infants,children, and adults as well as first aid certified. I have also previous worked as a CNA for a year during my freshmen year of college. I have recently been excepted to the school of nursing in Fayetteville Arkansas so coming home for the summer and spending it working with children is a great passion of mine.
Haley C. - Seeking Work in Lee's Summit

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

As a teenager I assumed the role of caring for my young cousins as their parents worked endless hours. From when they were born to them entering middle school (so grown up!) I have helped with their education, expansion of fine arts and applied sciences, and gave them a healthy environment to grow. Once I began attending college, I took a job caring for my friend's baby boy while she attended night classes. Though I was only with them for a semester, I enjoyed every minute of his company.
Kayley C. - Seeking Work in Lee's Summit

20.00 / hour

Hello my name is Kayley, I'm 20 years old and am home for the summer from Kansas State University. I am looking for a position that will fill up all my free time and allow me to bond with children. I have been babysitting and working with children for five years now. During high school I was secretary of xx. In being secretary for this club it allowed for me to plan nanny nights at my high school's daycare. I have taken care of newborns to teenagers. Also in high school I took multiple Childhood Development classes to educate myself on child behavior and the proper ways to be an efficient caretaker. For the past two years at Kansas State I have volunteered and raised money all year round for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. My sorority is top 10 raising chapters in the nation! I am energetic, optimistic, and responsible.
Emily M. - Seeking Work in Lee's Summit

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am an experienced caregiver who has worked with children 4-22. I taught art at Kemper Museum fir 4-12 year olds. I have nannied for several families and have tutored college and high school students. I love challenging children to learn while having fun. I also enjoy being outdoors, going on adventures, arts and crafts and cooking.
Shannon L. - Seeking Work in Lee's Summit

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been caring for my siblings, nieces, nephews and cousins since around the age of 8, starting at family gatherings where I was almost always delegated to keep track of the smallest kids and the babies. I then moved on to babysitting relatives' kids when they went out, and also babysitting neighbors' kids. I babysat two children everyday after school for a year and continue to watch my nephews on a regular basis.
Kelsi H. - Seeking Work in Lee's Summit

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked in childcare for 5 years as a preschool teacher and caregiver for children from infant to 6 years of age. Babysitting for families in their home throughout many years. I was recently trained in CPR and SIDS. In December 2011 I graduated with an early childhood associates degree.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Lee's Summit, 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 Lee's Summit’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 Lee's Summit 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 Lee's Summit?
  • 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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