Rocky River, OH
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Tracy J. - Seeking Work in Rocky River

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Children have been apart of my life since I can remember. As soon as I was old enough I became the neighborhood babysitter. I started with a day care facility, in 1995 caring for children 6 weeks - 12 years, presenting daily structured lesson plans. I also coordinated the summer camp program for two years. In addition to working, I organized and managed leagues for children. After high school I attended the Nanny School. Upon receiving my Certified Professional Nanny Certificate I had the opportunity of spending five years working with two wonderful children. I took additional classes and seminars to help the children learn how to read and play piano. Potty training was a favorite memory with the kids but there was no class on that! Once the children were of school age in 2002, my services were no longer needed. I took this opportunity to see the states and travel to California. After arriving in Los Angles, I was the Director of a Children Fitness Center for three years. Instructing children 6 months - 12 years to refine their motor and gross skills was my favorite part of the job. Due to the success of the fitness center, I was offered an executive position in 2004, at a pet-sitting and concierge business. I found my life was incomplete. Kids were my world and I had to find a way to incorporate them in my life. I began a children's party planning business hosting kid events. While managing two businesses I also had the ability to continue traveling to many states. I moved back to Cleveland in June 2008, at this point I have traveled to over 23 states and three countries. With all my experiences and travel I had so much to offer to children growing up. I am currently committed to another family M,W & F. While going to school at night completing my business management Associates degree (2013). Working with kids is an experience like no other. I am inspired by how they teach and challenge us on a daily basis. I am excited to begin another experience with a new family for the best interest of the children.
Ninette S. - Seeking Work in Rocky River

8.96 / hour

I have work for families taking care of up to four children, two sets of twins. I have also worked for a family with a 10 month baby and a four year old
Maura N. - Seeking Work in Rocky River

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked with infants that are days old, teenagers, and everything in between. I believe that every day is about learning and growing. I want to make life an adventure for children. II treat children with respect and expect the same. I love to cater to children's needs and provide them with care as well as joy.
Lauren M. - Seeking Work in Rocky River

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I've babysat two little girls ages 3 and 9 for about 4 years religously and even now I still watch them, they are 7 and 14 now. I also babysit a 5 month old as well.
Emma G. - Seeking Work in Rocky River

20.00 / hour

Starting as a mother's helper at age 10, I have always loved caring for children. Having experience in all ages from infant to teen, I have mastered the art of the temper tantrum, Wii Tennis, and juggling four children's busy summer schedules. Can provide excellent reviews and recommendations from previous nanny families.
Alexander J. - Seeking Work in Rocky River

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I am going to college for elementary education degree to become a teacher. I am extremely patient with children and have a gentle demeanor. I look forward to caring for your children.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Rocky River, 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 Rocky River’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 Rocky River 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 Rocky River?
  • 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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