Lakewood, OH
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Heather H. - Seeking Work in Lakewood

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

During nearly 12 years of experience, I have been responsible for the care of children ranging in age from four days, all the way up to age fourteen. I have previously worked for 3 families as a live-in nanny, and 2 families as a live-out.
Camille L. - Seeking Work in Lakewood

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have experience with children as young as newborns to maturing adolescents and every age in between.
Molly C. - Seeking Work in Lakewood

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

In the past, I have had wonderful experiences with children and their families I become very close with the family and someone that they can all trust and love.
Joanne B. - Seeking Work in Lakewood

8.38 / hour

I have worked as a preschool teacher 20+ years and have served as a Nanny for several families including my present position. I have taken first aid,communicable disease, and child abuse certifications, my CPR has lapsed, I need to renew that one.
Britny S. - Seeking Work in Lakewood

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a college graduate with a degree in education. I have over 5 years of babysitting/childcare experience. I currently am a substitute for lakewood city schools and supervise the children's play area at a local gym . In the past I have taught art at summer camp, done a great deal of babysitting, ran a toddler camp, & worked in a few local day cares. I have certifications in cpr, first aid, and communicable diseases.
Vickie T. - Seeking Work in Lakewood

22.85 / hour

I have been working as a nanny/governess for 13 years after graduating from the Nanny School in 2001. I also worked two years prior to that as the head Pre-K teacher at a preschool.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Lakewood, IL?

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 Lakewood’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 Lakewood 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 Illinois?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Lakewood?
  • 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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