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Robyn H. - Seeking Work in Huntsville
Robyn H.

She treats my son like her own child. Robyn is attentive to his needs and gives him her full attention. I love how she plays with him, talks to him, and teaches him everyday. He absolutely loves her and lights up when she arrives to care for him. - Ashley

Haley C. - Seeking Work in Auburn
Haley C.

Haley was already on time. She went over and to take care of my children. She helped with projects bought birthdays gifts for the girls. We will never forget her! I would recommend her as a babysitter. - Barbara Mueller

Amiyah C. - Seeking Work in Alabaster
Amiyah C.

She provided all the necessities that my kids needed. She also helped with summer homework. U never had any problems with Amiyah. Very hard working reliable young lady - Shanell Johnson

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What’s the average cost of a nanny in Alabama?

The average cost of a nanny in Alabama is $11.62 per hour. The cost of a nanny is dependent on the nanny’s experience, qualifications and location.
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How to Hire a Nanny in Alabama

Nanny Lane is a nanny website to help you find a nanny in your area. Our nanny services include background checks, nanny contracts, and nanny payroll.

Understand Nanny Responsibilities in Alabama

Before beginning the search for a nanny, it’s important to understand what you’re looking for and if a nanny is the right choice for your child care needs. In hiring a nanny, first, you should think through what responsibilities you expect your nanny to handle. With that information, you can create a profile so that nannies can reach out to you. The boundaries for nannies duties vary from family to family. In general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your children’s needs are met, including things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active. When tasks go beyond child care, for example, housekeeping or meal preparation, it’s good practice to communicate these expectations with your nanny before hiring them. Along with the different duties that you ask for, experience and location can impact how much you should pay your nanny.

Alabama Nanny Interviews

Once you start connecting with prospective nannies, the next step is a nanny interview. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some nanny interview questions to consider asking:

  • Do you have experience being a nanny?
  • 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 in Alabama? Do you have experience being a live in nanny?
  • Are you open to being a nanny in a nanny share?
  • Do you have any references?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR in Alabama?
  • Do you have a Alabama driver’s license? Do you own a car?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you open to being paid through direct-deposit, pay stubs?
  • What are your expectations around over-time pay and vacation time?

During the hiring process, it’s essential to ask for references, and by asking their references questions you gain a better understanding of they will fit in your family. As you get closer to hiring a nanny, be sure to run a background check to ensure your kids are in good hands. When evaluating a prospective nanny, it’s essential to make sure you’re setting the foundation for a good relationship with your nanny. You can do this by being clear about your expectations around nanny responsibilities and compensation, and of course, by being friendly and welcoming! And of course, as you learn how to hire a nanny, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

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