Covington, VA
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Bailey C. - Seeking Work in Covington

17.14 / hour

I have been hired by two different families on xx over the past couple years, and worked for these families full-time during summer and college breaks. Before being hired through xx, I spent many years baby-sitting a variety of families. I have been baby-sitting since age 12, where at the time I worked for families in my neighborhood. During high school, I worked through the YMCA child care center caring for infants to age 12. I also spent one summer (2014) as a summer day camp counselor, also through the xx. In December of 2016, I graduated from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania receiving a Bachelors of Science degree in Early Childhood Education as well as Special Education.
Ana S. - Seeking Work in Covington

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I've been caring for children for a long time. Caring including cooking and cleaning after the children, taking them to their sports/ activities, and playing with them/ keeping them busy.
Kendall G. - Seeking Work in Covington

11.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

I’ve had a lot of experience babysitting. I recently was picked by my Beta leader to babysit 26 little and tiny miss bath county contestants... at the end of the night everyone was fine and everything went smoothly! I’m only 18, however, I’m very mature for my age and would love to learn more!! I’ve always loved kids and wanted to be around them! I would be able to work in the evening until school ends and once school ends I could be an all day babysitter! :)
Jessica M. - Seeking Work in Covington

9.50 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

Love kids art playing games with the kids and nice and out going try my best to make thing fun and joy that we are doing
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Covington, OH?

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 Covington’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 Covington 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 Ohio?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Covington?
  • 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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