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Madison C. - Seeking Work in Starkville

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been caring for children for 11 years now and I have been a nanny for almost 4 of those years. I started my babysitting business when I was 12 years old, caring for children in my neighborhood. I decided to become a nanny the summer after my first year of college in 2012 and I have loved it ever since. I am 22 years old, the oldest of 3 younger siblings and caring for children is truly the highlight of my day. I am planning to finish school at MSU and earn my Bachelor's degree in Human Development and Child Studies. I hope to become a Preschool Teacher. My schooling may begin by next spring or summer of 2016, but I would start off as a part-time student for a while. I volunteered in my high school day care for 2 years where I learned how to properly change diapers, bottle feed, spoon feed, rock to sleep, read to, and educate children between the ages of infancy to 4 years of age. The past 3 families I have nannied for had infants all beginning at the age of 4 months old. I still am in touch with all of these families today since they are like family to me. I am a very dependable and caring person who truly loves to care for children. You would be able to rely on me and I always work extremely hard. I have a resume and references if you are interested in learning more about me.
Chandricka W. - Seeking Work in Starkville

7.61 / hour

My name is Chandricka, but everyone calls me Chan. Allowing children to learn and grow is rewarding to me because it gives me a sense of motivation. My past childcare experience was with a child whom I watched from an infant until the age of 2. I was able to feed, care and nurture the child as though it was mine. Being able to care for someone child is one of the biggest responsibilities ever and I never take it for granted.
Beki H. - Seeking Work in Starkville

17.14 / hour

My childcare experience goes back to when I was a child myself, taking care of my siblings before and after school. From there, it expanded to watching neighborhood children while their parents ran to the store, then to paid babysitting when I was in middle school, and full-time nanny positions after high school.
Meredith H. - Seeking Work in Starkville

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a teacher's assistant for five years at two preschools. I have worked for extended periods of time with ages 2-5. I have been a full-time nanny for a two-year-old during summer. I have babysitting experience with infants.
Ashley  W. - Seeking Work in Starkville

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Jeuel C. - Seeking Work in Starkville

7.68 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello, My name is Jeuel. I am very intrested being able to experience working for you and your family. A little bit of my history, I have been a care giver for Four years going on my fifth. I have a big heart kids are my life. I enjoy spending time with them. Caring for families is what I'm good at, some people at good at other things I'm great at caring. I'm Looking for a full time or part time position. My schedule is very very flexible. I would be very happy to show you my references as well meet or chat with you on the phone. If we come to an agreement. I look forward to hearing from you. Thanks for your time. Good luck with your search.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Starkville, 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 Starkville’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 Starkville 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 Starkville?
  • 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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