Longs, SC
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Longs, SC Nannies

Janice W. - Seeking Work in Longs

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have had many years of experience working with children of all ages. Most recently, I have been a full time nanny for over nine yrs.
Theresa S. - Seeking Work in Longs

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
3 yrs of experience

As a private nanny for two years I cared for three children five days a week. There were two boys, ages 10 months and 7 years, and a girl aged 4 years. My duties included cleaning, organization, bottles, diapers, potty training, organizing crafts, and helping with homework.

As the Lead Infant Teacher at a Christian Daycare for over a year, I have been responsible for caring for up to 10 infants starting with 6-week-olds, along with my co-teacher. I have been responsible for maintaining an organized and clean classroom, organizing crafts and sensory play, diaper changing, bottles, and feedings.

Additionally, I am currently enrolled in Liberty University Online where I am working towards a Bachelors in Early Childhood Education and Interdisciplinary Studies, as well as a double minor in Special Education and Psychology.

I love children and have a passion for education. I am CPR and AED certified. My spare time is typically spent baking and reading!
Stephanie M. - Seeking Work in Longs

3.00 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

Portia W. - Seeking Work in Longs

7.32 / hour

I have been babysitting since my pre-teen ages, and I continued on through my life and now more recently as an adult for families with multiple children to allow them the opportunity to have a date night and/or attend scheduled events etc.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Longs, SC?

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 Longs’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 Longs 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 South Carolina?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Longs?
  • 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?