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Jenny S. - Seeking Work in Akron

22.85 / hour

For the past few years I have worked at two daycares.One of which is a christian daycare. I have taught children colors, reading and have done arts and crafts. I left my daycare job to become a mom 4 years ago. I have a set of 3 year old twins.
Elizabeth M. - Seeking Work in Akron

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

Hi there, I am recently a stay at home mom and have previously spent the last 2 years working in a NAEYC accredited, PA keys 4 star facility. I have experience teaching and caring for children from infants-preschool. Before that I had 5 years of babysitting/ nannying experience with multiple ages up to 10 years old. I have all of my clearances as well as being CPR and first aid certified. I love working with young children because it makes me a part of helping to mold them in to who they will become.
Jenny S. - Seeking Work in Akron

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have always been surrounded by kids growing up. I knew after graduating high shool that I wanted to work with children. At the age of 10 I started babysitting my younger brother. By the age of 17 I was having my Godchildren staying the night. When I graduated high school i started working in daycares. When I was 23 I left the job scene to become a mommy to a set of twins.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Akron, 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 Akron’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 Akron 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 Akron?
  • 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?