Southport, NC
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Aprile S. - Seeking Work in Southport

14.28 / hour

I started babysitting when I was 12 years old until age 19. I babysat for infants up to 12 years of age for families with as many four children. I did childcare in my home after I had my two children. I did this for about four years and until my husbands’ work moved us overseas. While living overseas, I helped to set up feeding/clothing points for orphan children. I also lead a weekly Sunday school program for up to 50 children ages ranging from one year to 17 years old at the feeding points. I prepared and taught a Bible lesson and a craft as well as lead a time of singing and games. I also help out in our church nursery for infants up to three year old children. Since returning from living overseas, I have had two Nanny Jobs. 1. I was a Nanny from December 2009 until November 2010 for a 21 month old and a newborn. My duties included caring for the children as well as preparing meals, some laundry and some light housekeeping. 2. I was a Nanny for the same family for the past five years (2011-2016). My duties included: taking the children to and from school/activities, preparing meals, washing children’s clothes, and light housekeeping. My position ended in August of 2016 because the family no longer needed a Nanny.
Kathryn Z. - Seeking Work in Southport

17.00 / hour
3 yrs of experience

I enjoy children. I am a Nana to my grandchildren. I have been an assistant Scout leader in both boy and girl scouts. I baby sat my own siblings growing up. I know first aid and CPR. As a Mom myself of grown children, I know the value of little lives.
Laura F. - Seeking Work in Southport

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello! I am 22 years old, and just moved to South port NC with my family about a month ago. I am a mother of 19-month-old twin boys and there so much fun. I am Looking for a full time nanny job. I have also babysat for various families and my own family for over the past 5 and a half years with children between the ages of 0-12 years old. I therefore have experience with children from newborn to teenagers. Also, I love reading, playing games, doing arts and crafts with kids.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Southport, FL?

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 Southport’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 Southport 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 Florida?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Southport?
  • 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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