Harker Heights, TX
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Savannah  P. - Seeking Work in Harker Heights

7.75 / hour
Full-time hours

I used to babysit my next door neighbors 4 children when I was in high school. I then was a Nanny for my mothers friend who had a 3-month-old, 2-year-old, 4-year-old, & a 10-year-old. I was their nanny for 6 months until they moved. I can cook breakfast & lunch for the children ( I will do dinner if the family is running late) I will watch the children, take them to the park, take them out and about; If they are school aged children I will pick them up, help them with their homework and watch them till I have to leave. (will do more if asked). I was a floral designer for awhile so I love to do arts and crafts! I will find fun things to do with the children that are active, creative, and things that they can learn from! I also have a friend who is a nanny that watches a 3-month-old, 2-year-old, & 4-year-old that I will occasionally get with to have play dates with the children so they are social with other kids instead of me all day. These gatherings will be at parks, Chuckie Cheese or other children friendly places.
Madeline  B. - Seeking Work in Harker Heights

14.28 / hour

I started babysitting when I was ten years old and have continued ever since. I began to nanny at the age of twelve for a family with two older kids, five and seven. I watched them from 8am until 5pm. I worked in childcare at my church for five years and babysat on a regular basis through high school. Now that I am in college, I continue to babysit and work as a teacher at xx as a part of their after school program. I am currently CPR and first aid certified. I have been through extensive training for my job at Rainbow Bible School and have a lot of experience with kids.
Anna M. - Seeking Work in Harker Heights

7.97 / hour

I was a legal substitute for my mothers child care service before moving to Texas with my husband. I have years of babysitting/nannying experience with multiple family's. I have been assisting my mother with her Child Care business for over 5 years now and I absolutely love working with children.
Kahsha H. - Seeking Work in Harker Heights

8.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I'm great with kids I'm 16 and hoping to have a family of my own someday
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Harker Heights, 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 Harker Heights’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 Harker Heights 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 Harker Heights?
  • 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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