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Karalee J. - Seeking Work in Keene

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I started childcare when I was 12 years old helping out for the children's service in my church. From that I acquired a few babysitting jobs. Working with children opened my interest to pursue a college degree in early childhood education. When I started college I found several families to provide services for. I started out watching two preschool twins while their parents went on date night. The job with the twins then got me to a before school sitter job for three children. My duties were making sure the children were dressed and fed with teeth brushed and ready to go in time for the bus. I was also there for them when they got off the bus and helped them with snack and homework. I now occasionally watch three children for another family ages 4-12 while still keeping in contact with my other two families. What got me attached to infant care was my first student teaching placement that I just finished this past October. I was a student teacher in an infant classroom for 7 weeks and was able to be the lead teacher for 2. I was instantly fascinated at their willingness to learn at such a young age. In this placement I got to know 6 different infants, each with different diaper schedules, feeding schedules, sleeping schedules, and developmental ability. I enjoyed getting to know each child and understanding their individual needs.
Emma Y. - Seeking Work in Keene

11.42 / hour

Hi, my name is Emma and I am a sophomore at Keene State College studying early childhood education. I have loved working with children since I was big enough to hold a baby doll, and have been a natural caregiver at heart ever since. Throughout high school I worked as a weekly babysitter for families with children aged two to eight. I also worked as a summer camp counselor for several years in the four to five age groups. This past summer I worked as a full time live in nanny for twin five year olds on Martha’s Vineyard. While being at school I miss spending time with the little ones that always put a smile on my face.
Misty K. - Seeking Work in Keene

8.04 / hour

I took a child care course
Madison L. - Seeking Work in Keene

22.85 / hour

I currently work half the week an an early childhood learning center after care with 4-6 year olds and the rest of the week at an after school program with elementary students; All behaviors and abilities. 2 separate courses in first aid, CPR, and AED training. 60 hours of clinical work learning to help people with activities of daily living. Babysitting through xx, for neighbors and for church groups. 10 years of experience, starting with best friend's mother's in home day care. Experience with infants up to early teens. Have been in charge of large groups of children to lead activities and to ensure safety. Can work with behavioral issue children, and have an autistic cousin whom I have learned to work with in a positive fashion. Very extensive collection of arts, crafts, and inside and outside game ideas :)
Sara C. - Seeking Work in Keene

17.14 / hour

I graduated with a degree in early childhood education, so I have lots of experience from school, babysitting, summer camps and my current job in a toddler classroom
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Keene, TX?

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 Keene’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 Keene 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 Texas?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Keene?
  • 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?