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Gabrielle R. - Seeking Work in North Liberty
Gabrielle Rogers
Penn, North Liberty$10/hr  |  4 yrs experience
Hi, my name is Gabby and I am currently a sophomore at a University studying child psychology, and I love dogs! I have been on Care. com for almost two years, and have connected with tons of awesome families and kiddos thanks to it! I currently nanny for a family a few evenings during the week, but I am looking to pick up more hours. I am comfortable handling pickups and drop-offs, and cooking and cleaning. I love taking the kids to the park, doing crafts, and helping them with their homework. I have work experience in and outside of child care and I have also worked as a tutor. I am CPR certified and First Aid trained, as well as a BLS provider. I have a great list of references that I would be more than willing to send to anyone who requests it as well.
Shelly B. - Seeking Work in Cedar Falls
Shelly Blanchard
Cedar Falls$10/hr  |  6 yrs experience
I love working with children of all ages. I have a lot of experience with infants and toddlers as well as school aged children. I studied Psychology, Education, and had a concentration in Special Education in college.
Jasmine S. - Seeking Work in Ames
Jasmine Scott
Ames$13/hr  |  13 yrs experience
Hi my name is Jasmine and I am a recent ISU graduate with a degree in Industrial Technology with a minor in Military Studies. I am athletic, outgoing, energetic, honest, and fun. I have 10 nieces and nephews ranging from 8 years old to 6 months old and a LOT of younger cousins that I've also nannied for. I come from a particularly small family but I am well versed with larger ones as well. I am a lover of animals also and I can do house chores and help maintain a happy home. I am well rounded and goal oriented and I would love to meet you! Thanks!
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Delores L. - Seeking Work in Sioux City
Delores L.

She is such a caring individual. She has the biggest heart of anyone I know. Previously she was a teacher at the Catholic school, so our daughter would come home with projects and crafts she did during the day. She really deeply cares about the kids under her care. - Jacob

Delores L. - Seeking Work in Sioux City
Delores L.

Delores has a heart of gold, couldn’t of asked for a better daycare provider to take care of my daughter. She goes above and beyond for her daycare kids and their parents. My daughter has precious memories from her time with Delores that she will always cherish. I will forever be thankful for having such a trustworthy, genuine, and loving person to take care of my daughter. - Ashli

Delores L. - Seeking Work in Sioux City
Delores L.

Delores is one of the most patient, kind, and loving people I have ever known. She has an upbeat and cheerful demeanor and a sunny disposition. Children are naturally drawn to her. I highly recommend Dee Dee in any capacity, especially when working with children! - Mady

How to Hire a Nanny in Iowa

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Understand Nanny Responsibilities in Iowa

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.

Iowa 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 Iowa? 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 Iowa?
  • Do you have a Iowa 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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