Kent, OH
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Kent, OH Nannies

Kati S. - Seeking Work in Kent

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I've worked along side my mom taking care of many kids, ranging from ages newborns to elementary schoolers. I've organized play time, nap time, arts and crafts, outside activities, and even made up new recipes for healthy and fun snacks. I also was a teacher for kindergarteners for a local church's Vacation Bible School for two years. I have a new baby sister, she's three months old and I love her to death. She's our family's little miracle. I love to sing to her and play with her, and I really love when I can make her laugh (:
Casey S. - Seeking Work in Kent

11.42 / hour

My first experience with a child was my sister. I helped my mom feed her, bathe her, and change her diaper growing up. Then, in high school I took Child Care and Development one and two where I not only learned about children but ran a preschool three days a week. My first job was where my co-workers and i watched up to 20 kids while their parents were working out at the gym. I served as a volunteer children's cheer-leading coach in high school. I am currently volunteering at my church's nursery where I work at the nursery taking care of babies from ages 0-2.
Margaret  W. - Seeking Work in Kent

22.85 / hour

I have been working with children for as long as I could remember. My Mother is an Early Development Specialist and works with children with special needs from 3 months to 3 years old. I always enjoyed going to work with her when I was younger. When I got into high school I started to do a lot of volunteer work there. To add to this my grandmother owned her own daycare for infants to 12 year olds. When I was 10, and until I was 16, I spent my summers working there. When I was 17 I started to babysit for two twin boys who were both autistic. I am now working on getting my bachelors degree in Human Development and Family Studies with a concentration in Youth and Child Development at Kent State University. After graduating from there, I plan on opening my own daycare.
Amy  T. - Seeking Work in Kent

11.42 / hour

I have years of childcare experience. I have nannied for many different families with children of many different ages. I have also worked in daycares for multiple years. I am a graduate with and Early Education degree and i have worked in multiples schools with various grades as well.
Tracee C. - Seeking Work in Kent

11.42 / hour

Supervised children in their play and activities, and monitored/executed their structured learning and lesson plans
Alexa F. - Seeking Work in Kent

11.42 / hour

I have multiple years of experience as a full and part time nanny! Looking for a open, caring family to work with!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Kent, 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 Kent’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 Kent 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 Kent?
  • 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?