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Blair C. - Seeking Work in Amherst

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Babysitting since I was ten for families in my neighborhood. Worked in a daycare/preschool for a summer with all ages from infant to preschool. Student taught in the 2nd and 7th grade for college and substituted within the districts. Worked in a summer camp as an after camp counselor with children in kindergarten up to 9th grade.
Shavaun P. - Seeking Work in Amherst

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

Hello, my name is Shavaun Palmer. I am a recent high school graduate and am looking for a nannying position to uphold during the summer before college! I have experience as an Assistant teacher at a children's center for about a year, I worked with a variety of ages from 3 months old - 10 years old. I also have had an abundance of babysitting jobs for children of all ages. I'm very flexible with availability and changing schedules. I'm good in high stress situations and have a very good driving record. I also just really love working with kids and helping them grow and learn!
Helga G. - Seeking Work in Amherst

22.85 / hour

I don't like kids. The eldery is where it's at! I <3 60+!!!
Jill C. - Seeking Work in Amherst

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Elementary school teacher, have also taught kindergarten and pre-kindergarten. Also have extensive experience babysitting, and I nannied for a family from Sept. until Dec. of 2006. (Left because husband took a business rotation to Mojave). Also nannied for a family with two children from 2012-2013. Currently teaching elementary school.
Susan C. - Seeking Work in Amherst

11.42 / hour

I've been a nanny for over 17 years working with families of up to 7 children. Ages have ranged from newborn twins up to high school ages.
Kristin S. - Seeking Work in Amherst

11.42 / hour

Preschool and toddler teacher Substitute teacher Mother to 3 boys Licensed foster parent
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Amherst, OH?

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 Amherst’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 Amherst 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 Ohio?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Amherst?
  • 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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