Mount Vernon, OH
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Christy S. - Seeking Work in Mount Vernon

22.85 / hour

I began babysitting when I was about 12 years old. I have five younger siblings that I have taken care of quite often. I have had previous experience being a lifeguard, cheerleading and gymnastics coach for children ages 2-13. For the past six years I have been working at an amazing childcare with children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. I am currently working towards a Masters degree in Education through Mount Vernon Nazarene University.
Molley D. - Seeking Work in Mount Vernon

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

I've babysat on and off sice I was 15. For the past 3 years I have ran a small daycare from my home.
Lindsay R. - Seeking Work in Mount Vernon

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have great experience babysitting, I would take the kids out to the park, take them to gymnastics or any activities that they were in. I love to color with the kids, and do all kinds of fun activities with them. I usually bring movies or board games. I also do holiday events like Easter Egg hunts, bring them gifts for the birthdays or Christmas.
Janica P. - Seeking Work in Mount Vernon

9.21 / hour

I have a lot of experience in babysitting and also in helping with my church's nursery.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Mount Vernon, 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 Mount Vernon’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 Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon?
  • 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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