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Amanda D. - Seeking Work in Winter Haven

22.85 / hour

Throughout highschool I babysat multiple times a week for families with one to eight children. I graduated with honors with a degree in Elementary Education in 2005. I spent several months working in after school care and daycare teacher positions. I taught in a school for four years as the 2nd grade teacher for the first year and 5th grade teacher for the other three years. I was then a nanny for two years for a family with three wonderful children. The children were 1, 9, and 12 when I started with them and 3, 11, and 14 when I left. I have also volunteered for many different types of child care positions in church and my neighborhood.
Nancy H. - Seeking Work in Winter Haven

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

-babysitter as a teenager (4 years) -summer camp counselor (4 years) -summer camp; nurse assistant (2 yrs.) -summer camp; volunteer counselor/planning committee for 13 yrs. 1 week summer camp (children with Cancer) - Certified Nursing Assistant (3 yrs.) at Shriner's Children's Hospital in Honolulu, HI. - coach/volunteer with Special Olympics Hawaii; 18 years - live-in nanny/caregiver for multi-special needs child/ young lady (20 yrs.)
Chancie N. - Seeking Work in Winter Haven

8.33 / hour
Full-time hours

I started babysitting when I was 15 years old and have worked with children ever since through working in my church's nursery and toddler church, tutoring, babysitting, being a camp counselor, substitute teaching and being a middle school teacher.Now, I stay at home with my own daughter who just turned one! I love story time, singing with children, arts and crafts and playing outside! Children have been my life for the past 10 years and I couldn't imagine doing anything else!I have a B.S. degree in secondary English Education and am certified to teach middle-high school English and elementary grades.
Cecilia F. - Seeking Work in Winter Haven

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I was raised in a family with seven kids. I would babysit all through high school and I still babysit today. I took care of kids with allergies, asthma, croup, autism, and more. I would clean houses while watching kids also.
Melissa L. - Seeking Work in Winter Haven

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I've been taking care of children for more than a decade. I used to help in my church's daycare for a few years and then worked for families from the church's daycare.
Vanessa R. - Seeking Work in Winter Haven

9.00 / hour
6 yrs of experience

Hello my name is Vanessa I love to work with children I have four of my own and I've been babysitting since I was 10 I used to watch my little cousin Bryan everyday after school all the way up until I was 17 then I used to watch a little boy from my house 2007 all the way on till 2012 because I moved to Florida that's the only reason I couldn't watch him anymore and I treated him like if he was one of my own I miss him very much I am currently 34 years old my oldest son is 15 years old then my other son is 13 years old and I have a 6 year old also they are very good kids and I have patience and I love to always speak to them and ask them how their day has been going so as you can see I love children and I love to teach the little ones also their ABC and words all kids need love and someone to play with them and also be their friend I have a great relationship with my kids because they told to me about everything they don't keep nothing from me and my sister has 6 kids also and they all love me so much she gets a little jealous she says they like you more than they like me lol I'm currently looking to work from my home because I have a 2 year old son and he is such a good baby and if I could be home babysitting it would be great because I would have time to be with him also and he feels very lonely cuz he is the only baby right now.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Winter Haven, FL?

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 Winter Haven’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 Winter Haven 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 Florida?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Winter Haven?
  • 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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