Amherst, OH
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Stephanie H. - Seeking Work in Amherst

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I enjoy playing,walking,hiking with children. I enjoy teaching and connecting with children. I have many years in the kitchen so I find cooking and baking a great bonding activity. As well as learning likes and dislikes. I am very organized and clean and enjoy maintaining households. I have standards and pride in everything I do.
Amber D. - Seeking Work in Amherst

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

I am a twenty eight year old, single mom. I have worked in child care for two years and love working with children. I am bls first aid and cpr certified.
Katherine G. - Seeking Work in Amherst

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I had a great child hood,I started babysitting for my little brothers when I was twelve,then for a neighbor when I was thirteen,Then I was refered to another lady by someone who said she had to many kids for her to take care of,she had three,8,9,and 12 I was 15,I walked to there house after school,their mom was an Eastern Star,so when she had meetings I would stay late.I cared for other families for date nights or errends or as needed,but I always had a babysitting job.My being a Nanny started about 11 years ago,which intails a lot more than just babysitting,although the kids are the most important.
Trisha R. - Seeking Work in Amherst

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I used to babysit children during summer breaks, starting at the age of 10. In 1999, I started working at KinderCare and am still currently there as the Assistant Director.
Mary Anne B. - Seeking Work in Amherst

14.28 / hour

I've cared for eight families since 2008, including 12 infants and 13 children. As a mother of four grown children and nine grands, I bring a special level of care to families in need.
 
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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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