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Gloria C. - Seeking Work in Westlake

22.85 / hour

I enjoy working with children of all ages. I'm the oldest of nine siblings. From the time I was seven years old I was my mother's little helper of my siblings. At the age of fifteen my mother allowed me to be a babysitter for family and friends children. I was a stay at home mom volunteering on PTA and the school sport teams my son participated in, until 1989, I became a single parent which meant me going to work, I continue to volunteer as my schedule would allowed me. In 1994 I started working as a Governess/nanny, I enjoyed it so much, it became my life career, working and helping families to ease their minds when it come to the safty and care of their children. It give me great joy and peace knowing that I make a different in a child's life.
Audra F. - Seeking Work in Westlake

14.28 / hour

I have been babysitting since I was 12 years old (5 years). I have watched kids ranging from 0-11 years of age. Each child is is unique and requires a certain type of care. Some children I have watched are more reserved than others, but either way I try to make sure they are enjoying themselves while staying safe. I am also CPR certified by the American Red Cross and have been a lifeguard the past two summers. I love kids and am an outgoing babysitter!
Lexie F. - Seeking Work in Westlake

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have prior experience as a nanny for a set of twin infants. I also have one and a half years experience as a preschool teacher. I have been babysitting for different families for the past 10 years.
Kim M. - Seeking Work in Westlake

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
3 yrs of experience

As for my qualifications here is a list:
1. I have a degree in Elementary Education from Baldwin Wallace University
2. I am certified in CPR and First Aid
3. I have worked at a before and after-school program as a teacher’s aide for about two years
4. I subbed in Strongsville City Schools for children from 5 years old to 12 years old
5. I also have 10 years of experience running my own in-home childcare service. I really enjoyed teaching the children that I took care of their letters, numbers, and shapes. I helped the children paint, color, and make a variety of crafts. I read books to the children daily.

But I believe the most valuable qualification that I have in order to be a nanny is my 20 years of experience being a mom. I know how to multitask, run a household, run errands, and organize activities . And most importantly, I think that being a mother has improved my ability to take care of children.

I am available for full-time or close to full-time work. I believe all of my previous work experience has helped me so that I can be a wonderful nanny for a family sometime soon!
Autumn M. - Seeking Work in Westlake

20.00 / hour
23 yrs of experience

I have 17 years of experience as a nanny and I absolutely love it! I also have experience as a Pre- School Teacher's Assistant/Teacher, and I majored in Early Childhood Education while in college. I am CPR and First Aid Certified. I try to be the best role model for children that I can be. . I try to guide them to be the best them that they can be and to grow into becoming accomplished, bright, responsible, kind and loving young adults. I don't just play with children, I interact with them with a hands on approach, treat them like they are my very own, I teach them patiently, I'm here for them. I give them love and support and I am nurturing. My past experiences with being a nanny all have been very gratifying and fulfilling. I have learned a lot in the process with how to become a better nanny through the years. I believe in redirecting children, Love and Logic and time outs only. These texhniques have always worked for me. I am well organized, I can multitask well and I am also motivated and hardworking. I am always open to learning new things. I am compassionate, patient, and loving.
Dedra W. - Seeking Work in Westlake

12.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Westlake, 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 Westlake’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 Westlake 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 Westlake?
  • 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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