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Kate P. - Seeking Work in Ocean Springs

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny to children ages as follows: newborn, 4 months, 18 months, 5 and 6 years. I worked with the same family for 3 and a half years and enjoyed the experience. I am looking for a long term placement.
Richard M. - Seeking Work in Ocean Springs

8.19 / hour
Full-time hours

I babysat my sister for a few years until she was old enough to take care of herself.
Breanna G. - Seeking Work in Ocean Springs

8.00 / hour
Full-time hours
8 yrs of experience

My name Is Breanna
I have 3 Younger siblings
I’ve babysit For my aunties with their youngest kids , the ages of 1 and 3
I am very good with Kids , Helping them Learn , Letting them play ,
I also Cook and Clean
I am a Upcoming senior at St Martin High School, so I am looking for a Little job , Babysitting Honestly .
I am Availability Is Mostly on weekends and during the week for the summer
I also play softball , so if I do get this Babysitting job I can work around schedule
April L. - Seeking Work in Ocean Springs

8.57 / hour

I have been working with children since I was in high school. I did my senior community service at a day care for a semester. Upon going to Jr. College I did a majority of my community service at the local elementary school and day care. When transferred to a four year college I worked as an after school care teacher for two years. I still continue to center most of my community service around children.
Ashli P. - Seeking Work in Ocean Springs

14.28 / hour

Ive been babysitting for a few years now. My experience is with all age groups.
Tiana B. - Seeking Work in Ocean Springs

9.00 / hour
3 yrs of experience

Hey, I;m Tiana. I'm currently working to get into a nursing program but I've been a nanny for about 4 years. I am super high energy and I love to play, dance, read, and go to the park. I cook as well as clean. I have experience with children with special needs, so I am no stranger to medicine and challenging communication. I have all the patience in the world and try my best to really get to know the kids as individual people; their quirks, likes, and dislikes. I am CPR certified and a safe driver. I am prepared to keep your kids safe. I have experience with children of all ages: I don't mind rolling around on the floor with infants and I can play board games or do math homework with the best of them. I am available all summer long, weekdays and weekends. I have great references. I hope I have the chance to meet, help, and work for you and your children.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Ocean Springs, MS?

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 Ocean Springs’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 Ocean Springs 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 Mississippi?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Ocean Springs?
  • 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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