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Katie B. - Seeking Work in Durham

Hourly rate17.14 / hour

I have cared for many children of all ages. I have a creative mind and enjoy lots of interaction with children. I minored in music in college so I have given music lessons to many of the children I've cared for. I provide a very loving, positive, and up-lifting environment for children. I believe in fun, health, and balance in their young lives and do my part to see that they get the very best in those areas. I grew up in a family of 10, so I'm familiar and good with all types of personalities and characteristics. I also have my teaching degree and have helped with school work, and even homeschooling. I am very organized and have helped with family budgets and managing the house. I am good with time and make sure I make good use of it. I also have experience with special needs children, who were a delight and I counted it as a privilege to have worked with them.
Melanie Y. - Seeking Work in Durham

Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I've had the opportunity to work with infants during my time as an Au Pair in America and babysitting a lot of family members or neighbors and friends children. When I grew older many parents noticed my affection for kids and my ability to take care of and work with them. Whenever a nanny was needed I was asked to do the job. I taught them to find their feet, to swim, ride a bike and lots of helpful stuff like count and write letters. I also helped taking care of my niece (age 4) and nephew (age 1). I love children so much my aunt asked me to be the godmother of my cousin (age 6). Also, I used to do gymnastic dancing for 13 years in a club where I supported my trainer, exercising with younger groups of up to 16 girls between the age 4 and 13.
Desiree R. - Seeking Work in Durham

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

In my past childcare experience I taken care of two of my neighbors kids they were Amir age 3 and Ilena age 5.They were two off the most intelligent kids I have ever baby sitted. Although, they are young they were young but mature for there age.I would baby sit when ever their mom needed me to at their house.I of course would cook, clean,and give the kids their set nap time and we would go outside to play for an hour or two. They were two of the best well behaved children I have dealt with.
Katie B. - Seeking Work in Durham

Hourly rate17.14 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

As a high school student I held a part time job with a local after-school program and continued work with them through the summer. I worked with all ages and sometimes kept watch over 15 or more children. Duties included, making sure their homework was finished, they enjoyed a good, healthy snack, and getting outside or in the gym for some physical activity. This job also required me to have First Aid/CPR Training. I also babysat on the side, as well as when I attended college. I've lived in Nashville for almost 4 years and am very comfortable with most of the suburbs as well.
Karis B. - Seeking Work in Durham

Hourly rate14.28 / hour

I work as a substitute teacher for xx schools and I have worked with children all my life from being a nanny, Sunday School teacher, to tutoring and volunteering at daycare's and elementary schools. I thoroughly enjoy children and the opportunity to help others learn. I am very understanding and patient. I have experience with kids that range from ages 0 to 18 through teaching, nanny, babysitting, tutoring and volunteering. I have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and insurance. Previous duties have included anything from transporting the children to and from daycare/school, after school activities, supervising the children playing indoors/outdoors, supervising the children swimming, taking the children around town, feeding the children both prepared and unprepared food, giving the children baths, putting the children down for naps/bedtime. I also believe in rewarding a child when they are doing well or excelling so that they will be more inclined to continue.
Marjam S. - Seeking Work in Durham

Hourly rate17.14 / hour

Currently I work in a child care drop off center and babysit for some parents from my workplace in the weekend. I have raised two adult sons that are currently in Germany and I have a ten years old daughter that I currently care for. I have babysitting experience for family, friends and neighborhoods children as well.
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Sierra Kimbrough - Nanny Share Member

with Sierra K.
Hourly rate12.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Number of children1 kid

We Are Steven and Anna and our 1 y/o son is named Ian. We currently have a nanny share, but the other family is moving away so we're looking for someone to take their place. Our arrangement is M-F, full time. We swap homes for childcare each week. We have two cats.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Durham, NC?

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 Durham’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 Durham 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 North Carolina?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Durham?
  • 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?