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Polly L. - Seeking Work in Fort Wayne

Hourly rate14.28 / hour

I am the oldest of 7, and have helped my parents with the younger ones since age 4. I have helped my mom nurse them through many childhood illnesses, and am also familiar with asthma, and seasonal and food allergies. I have been babysitting and helping in the nursery at Church since I was 12. I have been in charge of as many as 8 children at a time, ranging from infant to 16. I also have nanny experience in a family of eight children (ages infant to 10 years), with an in-home daycare that brings in 5 more. 2 of the children are autistic, so I have learned how to calm/work with them.
Ashley O. - Seeking Work in Fort Wayne

Hourly rate11.42 / hour

My name is Ashley and I am currently attending college in the area of Elementary Education. I have lots of experience as a babysitter, nanny, and volunteer for disadvantaged children. I love caring for children and have found it a very good faucet for me. I come from a very structured home which involved a lot of cleaning, meal preparation, and manners. I am responsible, caring, and hard working. I have reliable transportation with a clean driving record. I love finding fun and creative ways for the children to spend their free time, I do not support children spending all their free time in front of the TV. I am comfortable around pets and have a dog myself. I hope I have given you enough information about myself, please feel free to contact me with any further questions. I hope to hear from you soon if you feel I am what you are looking for in the care of your child.
Tanisha  S. - Seeking Work in Fort Wayne

Hourly rate8.57 / hour

I was a live in nanny every summer for 3 years for a 3 year old with mental disabilities and her sister who was 7 and had diabetes. I cooked cleaned and did laundry. I also participated in an internships with a 5th grade and kindergarten class and am currently enrolled in college for completion of an elementary education degree.
Brittany K. - Seeking Work in Fort Wayne

Hourly rate11.42 / hour

I have worked for a daycare with children ranging from infant to 7 years of age, was a nanny for a 4 year old girl, and currently watch a 2 year old boy on Thursdays. Also, I have 6 nieces and nephews who are between 3 and 8 who I watch often, and I help take care of my fiance's 3 year old daughter who lives with us.
Genevieve  C. - Seeking Work in Fort Wayne

Hourly rate11.42 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have worked in two childcare centers with children of ages infant-8 years as well as babysitting children of varying ages including 3, 7, and 12. In addition to these jobs, I have student taught one full semester in a kindergarten classroom as well as one full semester in a third grade classroom. I am currently not taking any classes. Therefore, I am prepared to be a nanny for any type of schedule.I am willing to run errands, prepare meals, and do minor housekeeping as needed. I can`t wait to get to know your family!:)
Anita E. - Seeking Work in Fort Wayne

Hourly rate11.42 / hour

I have babysat since I was around the age of 12. The kids ranged in age from 3 months to 10 years. In high school, I worked in a kindergarten classroom most of the day, and worked one on one with the kids. I also supervised the preschool room at my church's bible school. I am entering my last year of school to be an elementary school teacher and will be taking a first aid and CPR class this summer.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Fort Wayne, IN?

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 Fort Wayne’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 Fort Wayne 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 Indiana?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Fort Wayne?
  • 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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