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April M. - Seeking Work in Waterville

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
6 yrs of experience

Hi my name is April! I am 20 years old and from Waterville, OH. I am a current nursing student at Lourdes University. I am CPR certified and have first aide training, both done through the American Heart Association. Some interesting facts about me are, I graduated a year early from high school, I am a huge animal lover, and I love to paint/draw. I have been babysitting since I was 13 years old so I know all about dress up, story telling, homework help, arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, sidewalk chalk, games, and playing outside dusk till dawn. I love working with kids. It makes me so happy. I am willing to help with preparing healthy meals and snacks, transportation, light housekeeping, and pet watching. I am a responsible, kind, dependable, silly, hard working, and an honest person. I understand the full responsibility and safety of childcare. I would love to be your nanny/babysitter this summer. I am available from 6:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday till the end of August then will have to adjust care based on school schedule. I can also do date nights on the weekends. :) Thank you!
Ellen A. - Seeking Work in Waterville

8.71 / hour

Hi there! My name is Ellen and I am a special education teacher. I am looking for a fun and interactive part-time summer nanny position. I have been babysitting for multiple families since I was about 12 years old. I have worked with children of all ages but I especially love caring for babies and the younger kiddos. I have worked with new born babies, therefore, I am familiar on how to properly care for them. Such as, safety, changing, and feeding. I was also a certified lifeguard and swim instructor for 3 years which means I was properly trained in CPR and First Aid. Please let me know if you are interested, I would love to meet you and your family!
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Waterville, 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 Waterville’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 Waterville 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 Waterville?
  • 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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