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Paul B. - Seeking Work in Springfield

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Though I have no formal nannying experience, I have a lot of experience caring for children. As the oldest of six siblings I have had numerous opportunities to take kids to school and activities, prepare healthy meals for families of 8 and help with housework. I have also frequently been called upon to care for children in my neighborhood and community and have been able to perform similar duties. While working as an assistant to Dan Oaks of DVO Enterprises, a recipe software company, I was often called upon to drop his children off at school, activities, haircut appointments etc. This was my favorite part of the job and I was able to cultivate a relationship with his children so that they felt safe and comfortable with me.
Christina  A. - Seeking Work in Springfield

14.28 / hour

I worked at the latchkey program for a year and a half. Which I worked with ages 5-12. I currently work at a School and I have been there almost two years. I am the assistant teacher in the room with children ages 7months-15 months. I also float around too all of the rooms which ranges in ages 6 weeks- to 6 years of age.I have over 10 years of nanny experience worked with over 40 plus families in the states of Ohio Virginia and Maryland. For the last 18 months I’ve been a live in nanny for a family of 2 children 12 yr old girl and 9 yr old boy there mother passed away 6 yrs ago from cancer and there father is a general contractor for the pentagon.
Cat B. - Seeking Work in Springfield

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Most recently I have been a full time nanny for a family of three (3,6 and 9)and an occasional for their cousins as well (6 and 8) I have been baby sitting my two younger sisters and other children since I was about 10 years old. The age ranges have been from 2 to 14 both girls and boys.
Roxana U. - Seeking Work in Springfield

11.42 / hour

I had work in day care and took class of parenthood and some credit of child development in high school. I was a floating assistance teacher for infant to pre-k. I am a really responsible person and I love working with children.
Nadya A. - Seeking Work in Springfield

11.42 / hour

I am looking for a part time nanny position , because the family that I used to work for is moving to Texas. I have been working for them part time for over 3 years now caring for their 3 boys ages 2 and 10 year old twins. My duties included picking up the kids from daycare/school, helping with homework, driving the kids to activities, cooking meals, and doing the laundry. During our down time we kept busy by going outdoors; playing board games, doing arts and crafts, reading and enjoyed going to the pool in the summer.I have 8 years of experience working as a nanny/babysitter. I am a US citizen; I have a reliable car and am a non-smoker. I will provide excellent references.
Sarah H. - Seeking Work in Springfield

8.57 / hour

I have previously worked as a sitter for triplets, I was a full time nanny for twins from infancy until they 7. I have worked as an on call sitter for many families with children whose ages range from new born to 15.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Springfield, LA?

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 Springfield’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 Springfield 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 Louisiana?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Springfield?
  • 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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