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Angela E. - Seeking Work in Akron

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am CPR/First Aid certified. I have been a nanny for nine years. Also, I have babysitting experience for many families. I have experience teaching Sunday School and tutoring. I will be glad to give you more details on all of this. I can provide refeences and will be happy to answer any questions you have.
Shannon L. - Seeking Work in Akron

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello, my name is Shannon. I am 31 years of age and a graduate from Paul Mitchell Cosmetology school in July 2013. I hold 10+ years experience in Nannying with multiples up to 6+ at a time. I love children however, do not have any of my own. I offer many things including but not limited to; Nanny/ Childcare, administering meds if needed, Helping children learn to write their name, hygiene & grooming, potty training, incorporating learning ideas during play, free play, nature walks, introducing nursery rhymes, arts & crafts depending on month or holiday, trips to the zoo etc, picnics, story time, singing & dancing, social development, problem solving skills, color, shape and numbers recognition, letter sound recognition, cutting, coloring, sidewalk chalk etc., housekeeping, meal prep, help with homework etc. Thank you for taking the time to review my profile and if what I am offereing seems to fit your needs feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience! Thank you
Chelsea K. - Seeking Work in Akron

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have several years of experience in child care including working part time for the past 2 and a half years at xx in Cuyahoga Falls. I have been working primarily with 3-5 year olds, as well as with school age children during the summers. I am very familiar with potty training, teaching early literacy skills, maintaining active play, and keeping a regular schedule.
Kalle S. - Seeking Work in Akron

20.00 / hour

I have been a child-care provider for 12 years. My experience ranges from simple babysitting to intense behavior modification with an autistic teenager. I have worked with newborns and teenagers alike and take great pride in this career path.
Rebecca G. - Seeking Work in Akron

8.63 / hour

I am a young at heart grandmother, who has been surrounded with children all my life. I have three daughters. One of them has triplets. I have helped young moms many times so they could have a break. I have experience with all ages. This will be the first time that I do this as a job. I did it from my heart because I love children and I remembered how much I appreciated when someone would watch my children, so I could have time for myself.
Kim V. - Seeking Work in Akron

17.14 / hour

I have been very active in caring for children since the age of 12. I would take care of my younger sister while my mother was at work from the age of 12-17. After attending college, I decided that caring for children was the direction I wanted to go. I have been a nanny/babysitter for the past 9 years caring for children from ages of infant-13 +years. I've always been completely committed to the famillies that I have worked for and enjoy every minute of this line of work!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Akron, 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 Akron’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 Akron 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 Akron?
  • 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?