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Shannon T. - Seeking Work in Abilene

17.14 / hour

I am a Pre-Kindergarten Teacher. I teach at an elementary school. I will be moving to Abilene at the beginning of June. I am off during the summer and would love to find one or several families to work with throughout the summer months. Aside from my teaching experience, I have was a babysitter and nanny all through middle school, high school, and college. I have been working with different families since I was 13 years old. I have worked with both boys and girls ages from newborn to high school. I have experience working with twins and families with up to 5 or 6 children. I love doing arts and crafts, baking with the kids, etc. I have also worked at summer camps with children of all ages.
Bailey H. - Seeking Work in Abilene

11.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

My name is Bailey. I have an 11 month old daughter named Tristan. I'm 19 years old and have been babysitting since I was 16. I'm very responsible and I love children! I offer child care and light house cleaning. Also animal care. This will be a part time job because I also am a housekeeper at super 8 motel. My availability will be after 3 everyday. I can come to your house or your babies can come to my house. I have a pug and his name is Gus. I'm currently going to school to further my education. I love doing crafts and being outside! I love gardening. I currently have, lavender,mint, rosemary, sweet basil, cilantro, and dill. Also about 20 tomato plants outside. I love baking brownies and cookies, muffins, cupcakes. Baked chicken is my number 1 favorite to make. I put lemon, garlic, butter, and salt, and pepper in a cup and mix it together and it makes the best baked chicken ever! Please let me know if you need a babysitter/Nanny! I can't wait to hear from you!
Leighan A. - Seeking Work in Abilene

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

I’m a fun 21 year old, looking to nanny your children! I have lots of experience with newborns, toddlers, and pre teens. I am open to sitting multiple children at once. I am CPR certified. I welcome them into my home as well as inhome care. I make sure to set a fun atmosphere for your kids! I am available to work full or part time. And I am also open to going on trips with your family if your needing extra hands while traveling. I will take them to and from school, drs appointments, and the playground! I have no tickets or wrecks on my driving history. So if you have any questions feel free to ask!
Jalen M. - Seeking Work in Abilene

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I am 17 years old and a senior in high school. I have my own reliable car. I have experience caring for children from ages 1-12 years old. I took a child development course that featured lessons on behavior that will encourage growth in children. The course taught valuable child care skills through 24 hour robot baby simulation that lasted 3 days. I have been described as bubbly, creative and energetic. Most families describe me as great with kids and I hope you will trust me with yours.
Warehouse A. - Seeking Work in Abilene

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

I love kids, and i can clean/cook, im a really fast learner. I can provide care, respect, love, dependable. I can do moatly anything. Im very polite and caring
Mychellya S. - Seeking Work in Abilene

14.28 / hour

I have six years of childcare experience, working full-time, part-time and occasionally for multiple families in the area. The ages of children I have watch range from newborn all the way to teenage years. I am CPR certified and constantly seeking opportunities to better myself for the families I work for
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Abilene, TX?

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 Abilene’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 Abilene 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 Texas?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Abilene?
  • 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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