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Nicole  M. - Seeking Work in Charleston

15.00 / hour
6 yrs of experience

I started babysitting when I was 13 years old as a mother's helper, and found that I had a passion for working with children. I have maintained a weekly position for a local family for over four years, and have some basic early childhood education training. I have previously worked for Country Kids Schoolhouse in Bedford NY, and have experience with infants, toddlers, elementary and middle schoolers.(Multiple references from Country Kids can be provided upon request). I have a handful of families that request my service for date nights and for extended periods of time, including over-nights. I love my job as a babysitter because I am constantly being rewarded with every child's growth, while also being challenged and always kept on my toes. I believe my patience and deep love for children is what makes me best at my job as a role model. I am currently attending the College of Charleston where I am am majoring in Psychology. I am available Monday's and Friday’s from 1:30pm- evening, and Wednesday’s from 4:30pm-evening, with some open availability on fridays and the weekends. If you think we would be a good fit, I would love to set up a time to meet with you and hear more about what you are looking for. Thank you in advance for your consideration
Kate F. - Seeking Work in Charleston

25.00 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

My name is Kate. I am 28 years old and originally from Columbus, Ohio. I have a Bachelor's of Science degree from Kent State University. I have been involved in childcare since I was 10 years old. In college, I nannied during the summer full-time and nannied part-time during the school year. I have over 16 years of childcare experience and over 5 years experience as a professional full-time nanny/house manager.

I love children and the challenge of raising them and the reward of watching them grow. I have a very loving, accepting, and patient personality. I'm full of energy and love to have fun and laugh. I left my industry as a Fashion Design major to continue to pursue my career as a professional nanny because I missed working with kids so much. I don't desire to be involved in a daycare scene, I desire to be apart of one family, long-term, and be loyal and committed to their needs. I want to become a member/extension of their family. I view my career not only as a job, but a passion. I'm not just here for a paycheck. My heart is with children.
Rachael Y. - Seeking Work in Charleston

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

I am a rising junior at the Univerisity of South Carolina. I am from Charlotte, North Carolina, but am living in Charleston for the summer. I have been babysitting since I was little because I grew up in a very family oriented neighborhood. I was a summer league swim coach for my neighborhood pool for the past 6 years and lifeguarded for 2 years at the same pool. My whole entire life I have been surrounded by little kids and I enjoy having fun with them (playing outside, swimming, or teaching them to swim if they don't know how), but I am also very skilled in making sure they do what they are told. My availability is pretty much whenever!
Taylor P. - Seeking Work in Charleston

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

Hi there! My name is Taylor and I am 19 years old. I grew up in Hanahan and graduated from Hanahan High School back in May 2016. I recently moved to the Mount Pleasant area. I attend Trident Technical College, taking classes online. I prefer to take my classes online that way I can babysit/nanny, and also still go to school, Growing up the oldest of six siblings, (16 the oldest and 2 the youngest) I have a TON of patience and experience! I have been babysitting/nannying for almost a year now. I have cared for multiple families. If you are interested I would be more than happy to email my resume with references to follow :-)
Sattie H. - Seeking Work in Charleston

10.50 / hour
54 yrs of experience

My name is Sattie, I'm the oldest of 6 girls the last three are triplets and we're 13 years apart. So you know what that mean I baby sitted, cared for , help feed and bathe them now there taller than me. Went to College for Early childhood education . I have 5 grandkids from 3 to 11 I keep every summer my husband and I he's retired from army so he keeps them while I work. I'm CPR certified caring and showing love to children is my passion, always have been. Monitoring and secure their safety, keeping a clean and tidy environment is a must. So I look forward to hearing from you, we can chat or text to meet
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Elena B. - Seeking Work in Charleston

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

I currently attend The Citadel and play soccer for them as well. I am a Biology major and plan to commission with the Navy and attend medical school after graduating. My goal is to ultimately work with Doctors Without Borders. I have been babysitting for about 4 years and have worked with infants up to teens. I have experience with special needs children and am CPR, First-Aid, and AED certified. I love being active with the kids and can do other things such as help with homework and do light cooking and cleaning. My availability during the weekdays is anytime from 1:00pm on and all day on weekends.
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15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 child

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Charleston, IL?

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 Charleston’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 Charleston 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 Illinois?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Charleston?
  • 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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