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Heather B. - Seeking Work in Bedford

22.85 / hour

Dearest Family in Need of a Loving, Loyal, & Fun Nanny; I have 24 years experience in child care & have always found that my dreams & purpose in life have been in child care, working with children, & taking care of families. I love kids & I am a natural caregiver, but both my mother & Grandmother were the same way.  I learned from the best! My childcare experience has been in: Babysitting, xx Church & xx Preschool Teacher, xx Center, live-in & live-out Nanny, Household Manager & Mother's Helper, Daycare provider, Rehabilitation Center Volunteer, & I've also been a Mid-wife on numerous occasions & had the great blessing of helping bring a lot of beautiful babies into this world! I've always continued my education, often taking classes in which the state or schools offered to gain experience & education in Child Care Development & Business within child care. I renewed my CPR & First Aid July 2015, & also had Medication Intake Training & Experience with all jobs. More Specific Work History - ~xx Center, Started May 98, worked there Part&Full-time, (when in KS), until July 2014, with care for up to 20 Children, age 6-18.  (Reference for this job, by my favorite boss in the world, like a father to me, Earnest Moreland) ~Babysitter & Nanny, since New Year's Eve - 1989, with care for ages from Infant (including Premature babies) - 15 yrs old, with care for Premature Infants&Twins, & Multiple Children, up to 5 children at a time, From Infant-13 yrs old, including children with medical conditions &/or disabilities. Most Nanny jobs were for at least a year, or came to an end, because the family moved.  I prefer being a Long Term Nanny. ~My last Nanny job was with xx, & ended when the family moved to FL this past summer.  All jobs included:  Housekeeping, cooking, meal prep, tutoring, transportation to & from school & appointments, being with them & helping during their mental, physical, & speech therapy appointments, grocery shopping & errands, daily logs/records, house management, organization, & even assistant for a few of them, medicine intake & supervision (also logged) & many included overnight care, and best of all...getting to play, laugh, have fun, read the best books, & sing & dance. :) & all jobs, I not only took pride in, I LOVED every moment of it, even when they needed put in time-out, because I knew I was making a difference & helping!  I love helping & taking care of families! I'm confident when it comes to being a Nanny or working in childcare & good at what I do, because I love it!
Sarah B. - Seeking Work in Bedford

20.00 / hour

Since 10 years of age I have watched children, including my infant brother in a family of four children. I have done baby sitting for families with up to 8 children on a regular basis and I have been a camp counceler several times for chilren ages 5-12. I also volenteered in my Church nursery and Sunday school classes. I am artist, so I taught private art lessons for 4 students during one of my summers home from college and enjoyed it very much. Because of my experience, I am very comfortable with tutoring, as well as cleaning and cooking for children.
Jackie B. - Seeking Work in Bedford

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I first began working with children at age 12, as a nursery worker at my church. After that I was an assistant counselor at a camp for a summer, and loved it! While in school I've nannied for 4 years, for 2 different families. The first was for 2 years; Nicholas age 2, Helena age 9, and Olivia age 12. The second family was also for 2 years; Jarred age 12 and Kevin age 10. Both jobs were very fun, and I still keep in touch with the families!
Raevyn P. - Seeking Work in Bedford

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

In 2013, I was the nanny for twins. Since Dec of 2013 to now I am the full time nanny for a four year old and a ten year old. Many years ago I taught dance to children of all ages, gymnastics at a girls camp, and worked with a childrens's performance group on choreography for their choir. I have a BS degree in child development. I sign a little and speak a little Spanish.
Alexandra S. - Seeking Work in Bedford

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have lots o fast childcare experiences. I started out babysitting at a young age for my neighbors and my cousins. As I got older, I began babysitting for more families and eventually started working at a Child Center in a gym. We cared for kids ages 3 months-12 years. I have also nannied for a family during the summer who had kids age 4 and age 7. I have taken care of up to 4 children at a time and am confident with handling babies!
Amber G. - Seeking Work in Bedford

11.42 / hour

I have worked as a nanny/house manager for the past 9 years for 3 different families and I have worked in childcare for a little over 15 years. I have worked in the past as a summer camp counselor and also as an after school site director. I have also been a pre K teacher and I have taught Sunday school to 4 and 5 year olds in the past.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Bedford, IN?

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 Bedford’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 Bedford 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 Indiana?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Bedford?
  • 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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