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Ritiele G. - Seeking Work in Okatie

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Now I am taking care of a 2 yo boy, who I'm responsible to feed him, play, do his laundry and help with some light housecleaning and of course give a lot of love for him. But when I was au pair I took care of two children, a baby boy who was 5 months and the girl was 4 years old, there I developed a friendly relationship with the family and keep doing Skype with the kids, and after it I took care of an 8 year old girl, who I was responsible to get ready for school, prepare her meals, play, help her with homework and organize her toys and clothes. Before that in Brazil I worked in a kindergarten with children from 4 months to 2 yo, and took care of a baby who was 5 months when I started and 13 months when I finished.
Denitra J. - Seeking Work in Okatie

13.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

I have been babysitting for 2 years. I am down to earth and I pride myself on reaching children on their level. I am respectful, on time and courteous. I will always go out of my way to make sure that the family is comfortable and well taken care of. If there is anything that I can do, feel free to ask, and I will be more than willing to help!
Cassandra B. - Seeking Work in Okatie

10.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

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