Kodak, TN
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Kodak, TN Nannies

Kristin M. - Seeking Work in Kodak

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Hi! My name is Kristin and I have been caring for children for the past 12 years. I truly love what I do, and cannot imagine doing anything else! I am proud of my strong work ethic, dedication to my "children" and their families, and my initiative to always go above and beyond what is expected. I have been nicknamed 'Mary Poppins' by several of my families; a compliment I hold very dear to my heart. I am experienced in caring for multiples, children with allergies, special needs children, and both boys and girls ranging in age from 2 days to 15 years old. My goal is to provide a fun, safe, loving, and educational experience to the children in my care, incorporating sensory play, reading, arts & crafts, science experiments, library and museum trips, and lots of outdoor play including scavenger hunts! I am certified in infant and adult CPR & First Aid, and possess a clean driving record and a new, safe vehicle. I am a non-smoker, pet-friendly, and am happy to perform light housekeeping, laundry, cooking, or any additional duties needed on a day-to-day basis. I'm the type who "never sits down" and am always looking for ways to keep busy and help out. I believe flexibility, communication, and reliability are important characteristics and instrumental in my profession.
Kelsey C. - Seeking Work in Kodak

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have a big family so I've been around kids all my life. I have been baby sitting for six years now and I have one year of nanny experience.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Kodak, 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 Kodak’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 Kodak 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 Kodak?
  • 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?