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India M. - Seeking Work in New Bern

22.85 / hour

Assigned appropriate chores and praised targeted behaviors to encourage development of self-control, self-confidence, and responsibility. Helped develop or monitor family schedule. Helped prepare and serve nutritionally balanced meals and snacks for children. Instructed and assisted children in the development of health and personal habits, such as eating, resting, and toilet behavior. Instructed children in safe behavior, such as seeking adult assistance when crossing the street and avoiding contact or play with unsafe objects. Kept records of play, meal schedules. Met regularly with parents to discuss children's activities and development. Modeled appropriate social behaviors and encouraged concern for others to cultivate development of interpersonal relationships and communication skills. Observed children's behavior for irregularities, take temperature, administered medications, as directed, to maintain children's health. Organized and conducted age-appropriate recreational activities, such as games, arts and crafts, sports, and walks. Performed first aid or (CPR) when required. Performed housekeeping and cleaning duties related to children's care. Regulated children's rest periods and nap schedules. Removed hazards and develop appropriate boundaries and rules to create a safe environment for children. Supervised and assisted with homework. Taught and performed age-appropriate activities, such as lap play, reading, and arts and crafts to encourage intellectual development of children. Worked with parents to develop and implement discipline activities to promote desirable child behavior. Accompanied children to and from school, on outings, and to medical appointments. Assisted in preparing food and serving meals and refreshments to children. Cared for children in home setting. Communicated with children's parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors, and related issues. Disciplined children and recommend or initiate other measures to control behavior, such as caring for own clothing and picking up toys and books. Dressed children and change diapers. Identified signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and bring them to parents' or guardians' attention. Maintained a safe play environment. Organized and store toys and materials to ensure order in activity areas. Performed housekeeping duties, such as laundry, cleaning, dish washing, and changing of linens. Placed or hoisted children into baths. Read to children and taught simple, drawing, and songs. Regulated children's rest periods. Sanitized toys and play equipment. Sterilized bottles and prepare formulas. Supported children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts. Route emergency calls appropriately.
Wendy N. - Seeking Work in New Bern

14.28 / hour

Lots! I am a mother with a 30 and a 26 year old, and a beautiful grandson! I have taken care of plenty of their friends throughout the years as well. Sleepovers, parties, homework, after school activities, meals, sickness. You name it. I have experience in the classroom from preschool to middle school. In college I studied child development and elementary education. For 7 years I taught children ages 3 to 18 about making healthy lifestyle choices. I am extremely health-minded and believe in the "whole" picture of living life. We are spiritual, intellectual, physical and emotional beings. We need the balance!
Candace H. - Seeking Work in New Bern

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
24 yrs of experience

I have a degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I taught kindergarten for 15 years. Prior to teaching, I have 35 years of experience in caring for children. I have dedicated my life to the care of children. I am very creative, responsible and dependable. I would love to become a loving, positive, caring influence in a child's life. I have a son myself and know how difficult it can be to find someone to trust with your children. I will care for your child(ren) like they were my very own.
Rebecca A. - Seeking Work in New Bern

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

I am the mother of 3 adult children, 21, 25 and 27. I stayed home with them all until they went to school. I have my bachelor's degree in English and worked as a librarian for several years during which time I had the opportunity to be involved in children's programs. In high school I worked every summer as a counselor at a sports camp in the NC mountains. I am very active. I think TV and computer time should be limited. My children all started school already able to read. I enjoy reading, cooking, and being outside.
Sarah P. - Seeking Work in New Bern

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

I am a hard worker and love to connect with creativity. I am also a mother of a little boy, and he is my inspiration and joy. I have experience with working as a personal care giver for the elderly, for a continuous two years, and some child care in daycare.
Barbara H. - Seeking Work in New Bern

11.42 / hour

Hello! I am 18 (19 in Dec.) but have an extreme amount of experience with children ranging ages from newborns to teenagers (and lots at a time!) Growing up, there were 8 kids in my family, 4 of which I helped to raise! I have babysat for as long as I can remember and because of my experience with kids, parents are very comfortable asking me to keep their children! I have kept kids overnight on various occasions and am completely comfortable doing so. I love children and would absolutely love to take in a job as a nanny!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in New Bern, 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 New Bern’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 New Bern 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 New Bern?
  • 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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