Sylva, NC
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Sylva, NC Nannies

Kimberly H. - Seeking Work in Sylva

11.42 / hour

-babysitting experience, long term and short term, for over 8 years -nanny for infant from 3 to 10 months of age -preschool teacher for one year -toddler teacher at daycare for 2 years -camp counselor in Connecticut for 3 summers for elementary school aged children -teacher's assistant/mentor/tutor at in Sacramento, CA - after school program leader for Kindergarten-2nd graders -Bachelor's degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Connecticut.
Roxanna B. - Seeking Work in Sylva

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

I have babysat alot threw out my years, I also have two wonderful children of my own that I love an adore very much. Children are a blessing an it's something I truly enjoy :)
Timothy N. - Seeking Work in Sylva

16.00 / hour
Full-time hours
8 yrs of experience

Lovely, kind,peace make and patient,, also understanding
Oscar atier  S. - Seeking Work in Sylva

7.25 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

I have other experience with childcare and loved, I felt like if they were my kids so I tried to give them what I hadn’t when I was a kid good care attention and love!!
Faith  M. - Seeking Work in Sylva

9.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I've had experience with multiple children before, several special needs and I'm dependable, and available 7 days a week, one downfall is I'm not 18 yet.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Sylva, 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 Sylva’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 Sylva 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 Sylva?
  • 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?