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Kaitlyn O. - Seeking Work in Tuscaloosa

8.57 / hour

Hello, my name is Kaitlyn and I'm from Lima, Ohio. I am currently attending The University of Alabama and my major is Human Development. I started babysitting at the age of 10 and also started a kids camp when I was in the sixth grade up until my sophomore year of high school. Families I have babysat for usually had me pick their children up from school, either take them to their after school activities or stay at home with them until they returned home from work. I have been on vacations with some families and I have also watched their children while they went out of town for the night. I have babysat children from the ages of 4 months to 13 years old. My hobbies include soccer, dance. I am responsible and dependable, but also fun and energetic!
Lily V. - Seeking Work in Tuscaloosa

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am currently involved in children's ministry and nursery at a Church. I have worked in children's ministry there for the past two years. I was a Nanny for a family of 6 (ages ranging from infant to 11yrs) in the summer of 2014. I regularly babysat and went on vacations to nanny for that family the past two summers as well. In 2010, I started as a nanny to a family of four (two boys: a newborn and a two year old) and worked for that family the summers throughout high school. In addition to my experience as a nanny, I have done occasional babysitting for a large part of my life. I have several years of childcare experience with children of all ages from newborn to teen. Also, I am Safe Sitter Certified.
Natalie B. - Seeking Work in Tuscaloosa

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked with children throughout my teenage years. Whether it was taking care of my little cousins or watching the nursery at church. I love children and the smiles they bring to your face. I have also done volunteer work in Honduras mentoring children and doing activities and health care with them.
Abbye B. - Seeking Work in Tuscaloosa

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

I started off babysitting when i was around 9 years old for my baby sister. Both of my parents were busy on weekends with work, during that time i cared for my newborn sister. I have always been taking care of her when another adult isn't around. I began to nanny alone when i was 11 years old, for a few neighbors down the street after school. Since then my name has been passed from family to family, giving me the chance to care for their children along with light house keeping duties!! I enjoy all the families i have nannied for, i have nannied for about five families each ranging from 6 months to a year, 4 times a week. Sadly, they have al relocated due to their husbands job.
Cody W. - Seeking Work in Tuscaloosa

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Over the past ten years I have experienced a numerous amount of babysitting and nanny jobs. I have always had an unexplainable love for children and babysitting is something I cherish in my life. I graduated from the University of Alabama in May of 2013 with a degree in Elementary Education. I received a kindergarten teaching position in August of 2013 and am currently in my fifth year of teaching. I thoroughly enjoy teaching, but I am looking to get out of Tuscaloosa and nanny for a year before returning to teach.
Kaitlyn O. - Seeking Work in Tuscaloosa

8.57 / hour

I have babysat since I was 10 years old. I'm from Lima, Ohio and a Sophmore at the Univeristy of Alabama and now live in Tuscaloosa. I started a kids camp in seventh grade and would watch up to 20 kids with my friends during the summer until I graduated from high school. I would pick children up from school and also drop them off at outside activities as well. I have stayed the night with families and also have been on vacations with some.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Tuscaloosa, AL?

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 Tuscaloosa’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 Tuscaloosa 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 Alabama?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Tuscaloosa?
  • 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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