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Annie S. - Seeking Work in Davenport

Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have a passion for quality education and care for children of all ages. I have a Bachelors degree in Art Education and many classes in Early Childhood. I have been babysitting since high school and a nanny as well. I was a lead teacher at Phoenix Crisis Nursery in Arizona and Worked as a teacher in the infant and toddler room as well.
Amanda - Seeking Work in Davenport

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I worked as a daycare provider from the time I was 18 until about 21-22. I took care of six three year olds as well as filling in for other teachers as the children in my class left to go home. Within our facility I would be responsible for all ages from infant to 12 years. I was also responsilbe for a few children with disablities such as autism and cerebal palsy. I later found a job with a family who need care for thier 3 children ages 1,3 and 5. I cooked, cleaned and prepared activities for the children. I am a mother now of a sweet little boy who is 3 now. We practice many different reading skills as well as life skills such as cooking, cleaning, and communicating with others.
Allison - Seeking Work in Davenport

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I have three sisters and was raised in a family where my parents both worked full time jobs. I have been babysitting my two younger sisters since I was ten. I then began babysitting for the area jazzercise and local neighbors. I have always loved children and my primary job in high school was just that. I also volunteered at Club where we play games with the children while their parents are at therapy. After my junior and senior year I worked at a Christian summer camp where I was a counselor. I am very qualified when it comes to child care.
Chandra M. - Seeking Work in Davenport

Hourly rate14.28 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I worked in Egypt as a private tutor and school teacher for grades K-6th in private schools. I also worked as a substitute teacher in a permanent position in Louisiana (due to shortage of teachers).
Rochelle M. - Seeking Work in Davenport

Hourly rate11.42 / hour

Well I have a son who is 10 months old. I also have enjoyed helping my best friend who is a single mother raise her daughter over the past 5 1/2 years. I have babysat for family regularly since I was about 13. I do not have prior nanny experience but I love working with children and I am great with children of all ages.
Tessa - Seeking Work in Davenport

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I have been babysitting since i was 13 years of age. Starting with a family that lived near me. I currently babysit whenever I am needed to for my siblings. I have three nephews ranging from 5 months to 5 years of age.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Davenport, IA?

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 Davenport’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 Davenport 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 Iowa?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Davenport?
  • 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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