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Tara P. - Seeking Work in Dubuque

7.54 / hour

I was a nanny for about a year for two children. One was 10 months and the other was 3 years. I also nannied for 3 years a Down syndrome baby and her 4 year old brother. I enjoy babysitting and do it often. I have worked with an age group of infant- 12 years. The biggest group of children I have cared for at one time was 8, their ages ranged from infant- 5 years old.
Maria K. - Seeking Work in Dubuque

20.00 / hour

I have babysat since I was 11 years old. I am also a nursing student who has worked on a pediatric floor.
Emily P. - Seeking Work in Dubuque

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

Hi everyone! My name is Emily and I would love to help meet your family's childcare needs. I am currently a student at the University, studying business. Back home, I work as a teacher in a nursery at a daycare center and am also looking to pick up a nannying job this summer in Dubuque, Iowa. In addition to nannying in Dubuque, I am also looking for a job come fall in Iowa City during the academic school year. I have extensive experience with children of all ages and abilities. I can happily provide you with a resume as well as several references for childcare. Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. I look forward to meeting your little ones!
Katelyn S. - Seeking Work in Dubuque

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

I currently work at a nonprofit running their after school program for K-8th graders. I am in charge of providing a snack and dinner, teaching them a bible lesson, and helping them with their homework or tutoring the ones who don't have homework. We do have a couple special needs kids that attend our program and some with behavior issues as well.
I was previously a nanny for two families, one with 3 boys and he other with a boy and a girl.
I have had a lot of experience babysitting for friends and family.
I was CPR and First Aid certified at one point and I am willing to do that again. I am also certified as a mandatory reporter.
Logan M. - Seeking Work in Dubuque

8.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

Hello! My name is Logan Mund and I am currently a nursing student at Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa. I have my CNA license and a CPR and first aid certification. I formerly worked as an intern at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford Illinois in the mother/baby unit and the labor and delivery unit. Here I learned many new things about babies and children. I have also babysat for many families with children of all ages. I absolutely love kids and wish to continue to work with them in my future career as a nurse. I have a very flexible schedule and am a very easy going, enthusiastic person.
Ella B. - Seeking Work in Dubuque

20.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

I grew up in a Filipino Christian household and was raised to learn how to give respect. Took care of my cousins and siblings. I love kids, my heart overflows with love for kids. I can cook, clean, very flexible and willing to learn. I have two little brothers and one of them has a disability, so I have experience on how to take care of them. I also took classes on babysitting and so I am certified.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Dubuque, 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 Dubuque’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 Dubuque 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 Dubuque?
  • 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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