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Michelle H. - Seeking Work in St. Louis

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat and nannied for over 10 years, as well as working in a preschool and teaching dance to children. I stay with my families for years, and even after we move on, I stay in contact and help out often. My last nanny position was with a family with 2 boys. I moved away for school after a year, and now that I am back, I still watch them about twice a month.
Mara C. - Seeking Work in St. Louis

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I volunteered in a nationally-accredited preschool for several years. Children were as young as three months and as old as 12 years. As an adult, I worked for five years as a Title I tutor, (in a classroom-type setting,) and with at-risk youth in a group home. I was the houseparent for two to eight kids from five to 18 years of age.
Deborah M. - Seeking Work in St. Louis

14.28 / hour

I worked at a Preschool after college and babysat infant twins and their 3 siblings (under age 5) when I was younger. I have a lot of experience with multiples, including my 4 nephews whom I unofficially nannied for a few years. I've worked in the infant/toddler care center at xx, worked with a 3 year old class at Head Start for a semester, taught kindergarten for a semester and 2nd grade in Europe for the summer. I have 11 siblings and cared for the youngest and most recently my nieces and nephews.
Michelle P. - Seeking Work in St. Louis

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a twin, and one of seven siblings. Three of them are younger, so I have helped babysit them since I was 12. I also started taking other babysitting jobs from then on. A few of the jobs were for several kids at a time, because people knew that we had a big family and trusted me to handle that many kids.
Brandi M. - Seeking Work in St. Louis

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

Hi I'm Brandi I was a sitter/nanny for a amazing couple that had 2beautiful children ages 2 and 6 for all most 2 years. The family relocated do to work and now I'm looking for another family.I come highly recommend I took CPR when I was younger along with volunteer work with my grandmother and mother for over ten years. I enjoy working with children always puts a smile on my face and a skip in my step. I'm not able to have children of my own so I treat every child as my own within a parent or guardians wishes and beliefs. I hope to find a family that would love a hard working caring patient nanny or sitter named Brandi!
Katie K. - Seeking Work in St. Louis

14.28 / hour

Early Childhood Educator for the same company for ten years, speicialized in brirth to preschool. Taught elamentary for one year..then moved on to prehospital advacded life support for pediatrics. PARAMEDIC EMP I will do persoanl education for parenerts or/and children or just babysitting.I have alot of experience with premature and special needs children
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in St. Louis, 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 St. Louis’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 St. Louis 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 St. Louis?
  • 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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