Swannanoa, NC
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Jordan D. - Seeking Work in Swannanoa

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

I am very experienced in the childcare business. I have not yet been a nanny but I have babysat since I was 13 on and off for families and have been a camp counselor along with helped with daycare at my church. I love kids and have lots of patience when it comes to kids as well. I am a very nurturing person and am outgoing so I love to have lots of fun with kids.
Julia K. - Seeking Work in Swannanoa

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

Hello my name is Julia my resume only gives a small picture of what I have done with children. In addition to being a teacher and nanny to 5 children. I have also helped care for my 5 nieces and nephews as well as other children. In my current job I not only help take care of 5 children, but I also teach them reading, math, science and social studies. Each of them has responsibilities which I oversee and help them accomplish. I went to college for education, because I have always known that I love kids and I enjoy helping them grow as people and helping them experience the world around us. In addition to being a nanny I also help around the home. I have always been an active babysitter to my nieces and nephews as well as many children in my community.
Teresa C. - Seeking Work in Swannanoa

1500.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Kirsten R. - Seeking Work in Swannanoa

11.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Swannanoa, 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 Swannanoa’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 Swannanoa 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 Swannanoa?
  • 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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