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Megan S. - Seeking Work in Knoxville

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have over six years experience working with children on a professional level. I was employed with a local, state licensed daycare and preschool facility for three years, holding the position of Pre-K Classroom Lead Teacher. I was later promoted to Assistant Director of Child Care, working alongside the Director to facilitate day-to-day operation of the center. In August 2011, I began employment as a full-time live-out Nanny for two children, ages three months and two years. I worked with this family for eleven months before they were relocated to another state for work. In July 2012, I accepted the position of full-time live-out Nanny for three children, ages seven months, five years, and eleven years. I was employed with this family for one year and eight months. In March 2014, I relocated from Berea, Kentucky to Knoxville, Tennessee to accept a full-time live-in Nanny position for three children, ages two months, two years, and five years. I have professional experience caring for children ages six weeks to 13 years, including children with physical and learning disabilities. I have found myself to be an excellent match for spirited children in particular, as my calm nature pairs well with exceptionally sensitive people. In addition, although I have been employed with families of many parenting styles, I resonate greatly with attachment parenting and carry as vast knowledge of AP practices. I am currently pursuing my Doula certification. My personal hobbies include photography and adventuring outdoors, as well as traveling to new areas. I am very health conscious, particularly in relation to nutrition, and enjoy finding fun ways to share healthy eating values with children.
Ashlie H. - Seeking Work in Knoxville

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am 25 years old and have been babysitting and working with children since I was 15. I have had the privilege of working as a nanny for several years with wonderful families. I have experience with a wide range of ages, from infants to teenagers. I also have experience working with multiples (twins). In addition to my nanny experience, I worked as a counselor at an afterschool and summer childcare program for five years. I also taught kindergarten for a semester and taught first grade for 2 years. I am passionate about early childhood education and early literacy. I am dedicated and responsible, and treat every child with love and respect.
Brittany S. - Seeking Work in Knoxville

8.57 / hour

I have worked in Early Childhood Educations for 10 years. During which time, I have been a nanny, owned a small preschool, and worked in a private school. I have lots of energy and patience, and I always come prepared to be engaged with your child. I can go on walks and outings, prepare meals and snacks, follow bed time routines as well as provide comfort for those little ones who need extra attention during sleep times, and I can do a little light cleaning. I know many fun and age appropriate activities for those longer days. I am responsible, experienced, reliable, and communicative. Most of my experience is with toddlers through about 5th grade. On several occasions I have cared for multiple families while they went on outings/events together.
Priscila M. - Seeking Work in Knoxville

14.28 / hour

I babysat and nannied perdiodically throughout highschool and college. And I have a year of expereince at a Childcare center where I cared for two-year-olds. I feel comfortable and have nannied and babysat for all ages.
Khadine  L. - Seeking Work in Knoxville

22.85 / hour

I have always loved children and had a strong passion to work with them. I used to work in a nursery in high school and also babysat for many couples. I then was a summer nanny for a 20 month old before college. I then went to college and started babysitting for numerous couples in the area. My major is Child and Family Studies where I receive formal education on children and their development. The stages children go through from infancy to adolescent. After 3 years of college I went to France and Italy and was an au pair. I took care of an 18 month old baby girl in France and in Italy a 15 month old and 3 year old. Currently I work in Spain part time and also am an Au pair/nanny.
Rebekah A. - Seeking Work in Knoxville

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked in three different child care facilities teaching preschool and prekindergarten, and also working in the afterschool care department with grades K-7. I have also nannied for a family that had two children at the time a 6 month old and a two year old, they now have three children 11, 9, and 5. I keep them over night and for weekends. I have been babysitting since I was fifteen and I have also kept up to 20 children at holiday parties, etc.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Knoxville, TN?

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 Knoxville’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 Knoxville 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 Tennessee?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Knoxville?
  • 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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