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Stephanie S. - Seeking Work in Lenexa

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting since I was in middle school. I have experience babysitting for short and long periods of time as well as in-house nannying for as much as a week straight while parents were on vacation. I have substitute nannied for church childcare centers several times. I have babysat for children who do not speak any english. I am very comfortable watching between 1-7 kids, infant to high school aged. I have also been in charge of groups of kids, 1st-12th grade on various school trips, including some trips where we took students out of the country.
Sophia H. - Seeking Work in Lenexa

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

As a college student, I nannied for a wonderful family with three children ranging from toddler to middle school age. This time spanned four years and proved to be one of my most memorable and rewarding experiences. As a senior in High School; I worked for St. Joseph Early Education Center in Shawnee, KS, with a class of 12, 3 and 4-year-olds. I come from a large extended family where children are the heart. I have cared for children since I was old enough to do so; babysitting for family and friends.
Katherine S. - Seeking Work in Lenexa

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Ever since I have been age 12 I have babysat cousins, siblings and neighborhood children. I have done several volunteer work with children, such as story telling at libraries and helping out with programs dedicated to children of Migrant Workers. I love kids and being that caretaker and role model that they look up to.
Mercadi E. - Seeking Work in Lenexa

14.28 / hour

I have baby sitted since I was in JR High and all threw out high school. I also worked for a daycare in high school. I went to college and started my major in Child Development and a minor in teaching. This past year I was a nanny for a nice family around my hometown in Missouri. I love kids and taking care of then. I like to make the time fun and also a learning experience with some activities.
Jessica M. - Seeking Work in Lenexa

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have an associates degree of practical theology with a major in children's and family ministry. I have 3 years experience working in a licensed daycare facility as a lead teacher in both the toddler and two-year-old classroom. I also have 5 years experience as the children's program director for the children's ministry of my church.
Kaitlyn B. - Seeking Work in Lenexa

8.57 / hour

I have two younger siblings that I have looked after for the past couple of summers and I have lots of little cousins that I have cared for on occassional nights. I used to work at a daycare, but had to stop working due to basketball being too time consuming before college.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Lenexa, 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 Lenexa’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 Lenexa 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 Lenexa?
  • 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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