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De'Nicqua W. - Seeking Work in DeSoto

11.42 / hour

I enjoy being around children this is something I'm truly passionate about. I do form relationships with all of the children I don't think of this opportunity as another paycheck this is my life anything to do with children I'm all in no matter what. Being around children helped me find a career path which led me to college.
LaToya H. - Seeking Work in DeSoto

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

I have done many types of jobs that deal with children, I have been a cheer instructor, dance instructor, and taught both of this at daycare's.
Savannah  E. - Seeking Work in DeSoto

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I am 17, just graduated high school through honors programs, love children, am CPR certified and have an excessive amount of free time, therefore figured I ought to use some of it to contribute to the healthy upbringing of a child while simultaneously making some extra cash. I've spent quite a bit of time volunteering in child-care services through my church and grew up in a large family, caring for children of all ages. I am an honest and responsible individual who will love and treat your children as if they were my own. I believe in keeping children active and stimulated and am dedicated to helping improve the upbringing of your child with my time.
Jonna A. - Seeking Work in DeSoto

10.00 / hour
9 yrs of experience

I presently work at an academy in Duncanville Texas. I work with children 18 months to 3rd grade. For 5 and 1/2 years I worked for the Plano Independent School District as a Food and Nutrition Specialist. From the summer of 2007 till 2016 I worked at an in-home daycare setting with infants and school aged children. I believe in showing love, tenderness, kindness and patience with children. I believe in Godly morals and I am very picky and discreet about television and video material. I believe in having proper fun with children while showing firm but loving discipline.
Elizabeth G. - Seeking Work in DeSoto

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

Hi my name is Elizabeth, Im a great nanny actually because my experience with kids it’s long and I love to much kids I have a bachelors degree in my county I’m from Venezuela and I’m very responsible. I’m available for care 2 kids I have my own car I hope you can meet me.
Clara R. - Seeking Work in DeSoto

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

I have a lot of experience with kids my schedule is flexible, I'm fluent in English and Spanish.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in DeSoto, 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 DeSoto’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 DeSoto 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 DeSoto?
  • 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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