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Brandy D. - Seeking Work in Godley

8.57 / hour

I am 33 and have been watching children well over 15yrs now. I have had some that through fits. I have been bit and kicked and punched. You name it and i've almost been through it all. being a nanny is a challenge and can be very rewarding. I have many kids to this day as older teens call me and we keep in contact with each other. I would cook the dinners, breakfast, pack lunches. play games. clean the house. bed time stories. helped with homework. bedtime prayers. always trying to do something different.
Carlee R. - Seeking Work in Godley

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello, my name is Carlee and I am 22 years old. I have 11 years of experience working with children of all ages. Whether I was; watching my neighbors children and/or pets while they went on date nights or a weekend get-away, spending 3 Summers as a “Junior Counselor” at Camp xx( an overnight summer camp), 6 Summers as “Head/Senior Counselor” at the same camp (Camp xx). I also spent two years (four semesters) as a student intern in four different elementary school classrooms. With the skills I learned while being a student teacher, I can help children with homework and can also be an effective tutor if the need arises. I have always wanted to be an elementary school or special education teacher and have always had a passion to impact children's lives in a positive and meaningful way. For the past three years, I have been the nanny of three great girls. They are 5, 11, and 14 years old.
Allison F. - Seeking Work in Godley

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

 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Godley, 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 Godley’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 Godley 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 Godley?
  • 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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