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Mallory S. - Seeking Work in Leavenworth

Hourly rate8.57 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I started out sitting for family then I reached out to locals at the church. I have experience volunteering and working in a local daycare. I have experience from ages newborn to 13 years old. I also have all my certifications to qualify me to work within a daycare establishment.
Jodi H. - Seeking Work in Leavenworth

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

I have been a care provider for several years for families with up to 8 children. I find the experience has been beneficial in regards to providing quality care for all children.
Abby N. - Seeking Work in Leavenworth

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

I have extended experience nannying both live-in and live-out, babysitting, working at a daycare, mother's helper, teaching, working with inner-city children, etc.
Sandie - Seeking Work in Leavenworth

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

my mom had a daycare for a few years about 12 years ago...soo i would help her during the summer while she was cooking or cleaning up toys or dishes and of course watching my younger siblings. through teenage years i babysat here and there on weekends or summertime. for the last two and a half years i have been a nanny for a family on post whos children are now about to turn 3,8 and 9 this summer. i started with this family when the youngest was 7 months old and the two older girls were 4 and 6. i also had a couple of people on post that i would babysit for on the weekends(also military) who both ended up moving last june. i am currently working at my friends daycare at night.i no longer work on post because the family was having their grandma come to help out for the next year while dad was being deployed.
Abby N. - Seeking Work in Leavenworth

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

Babysat for various families regularly for 5 years; Worked as assistant kindergarten Sunday school teacher for four years; worked in church nursery every week for 7 years; child care provider for ) for 2 years; babysat at local crisis pregnancy center for 1 year; worked as Vacation Bible School group leader for 3 years; Presently work with inner-city mission team in college, spending Saturdays inviting children to come to church, Sundays helping with junior church (3/4 grade) or working with children on the bus for 2 years; Took Children's Literature class in college, earning a 97 "A"; have taken a child rearing class in college, earning a 98 "A", worked for a summer at a daycare as a teacher's aid.
Jamie - Seeking Work in Leavenworth

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

I baby sat in High School for several of my teachers. I have friends and family who I have left their children with me. My current job is at a residential house for persons with mental disabilities. Although their physical age is older, their mental capabilites are generally that of toddler to young child.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Leavenworth, KS?

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 Leavenworth’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 Leavenworth 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 Kansas?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Leavenworth?
  • 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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