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Overland Park, KS Nannies

Jan H. - Seeking Work in Overland Park

11.42 / hour

I spent 20 years at home as a stay at home mom of 3 children. I loved every minute. I enjoyed the opportunity to read, play games, do crafts, watch all their activities and accomplishments in school, sports, church, and participate as a volunteer for school parties, fund raisers, field days and class trips, etc. I also nannied for a family for three years beginning when the child was 8 mos. and ended when they moved as she was close to 4 years old. It was a great experience to be able to work one on one with her and watch her grow and learn. As she got older we made trips to the park, weekly story time at the library, group play through Blue Valley School system, and occasionally came over to my home to read books and have lunch.
Chelsy W. - Seeking Work in Overland Park

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I nannied for my aunt shortly after my cousin was born and cared for him in the evenings while she worked. I also helped raise my younger brother when we were young while my mom worked. Throughout middle and high school I often babysat for various families in my home town. I currently work as a transition specialist/life coach for high school aged young adults.
Rachel W. - Seeking Work in Overland Park

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Children have always been a passion of mine but it wasn't until I was 17 and started work at a preschool (ages newborn-9 years) that I knew it was a lifelong career that I never wanted to give up. I love kids of all ages. I'm highly experienced with infants to 5 years but I am definitely capable of managing older children. I am CPR certified and have been in the childcare industry for almost 3 years now. Before and during my extent at the daycare I babysat for a multitude of families.
Lisa L. - Seeking Work in Overland Park

14.28 / hour

I have worked with SMSD for the past 12 years. I have worked with both Elementary and High School levels. I was an assistant director for an after school daycare for 2 years and worked at the summer camp. I have been a summer nanny for the five past summers. I babysat a little girl who is now 13 for three years year-round. Another family for the past 5 years with 3 children. I also babysit alot on the side for families that I am very close with. I love children!!!
Marie O. - Seeking Work in Overland Park

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Most jobs I have had involve teaching children or taking care of them. I have taught dance to preschoolers-teenagers for 2 years. I currently teach k-8 art and PE. I have babysat for many families, 2 of which I have watched their kids numerous times and they were sad when I moved away. I have spent a summer as a camp counselor where I was in charge of a cabin of 6-8 girls at a time, 24/7. I can cook, clean, drive, play, teach, etc.
Brooklyn B. - Seeking Work in Overland Park

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked with children as young as 1 month old to 11 years old. I absolutely adore children. I am very adiment on following the parents wishes for how they would like for me to care for their children. I am good with kids and will give references for the prior families that I have watched children for in the past
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Overland Park, CO?

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 Overland Park’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 Overland Park 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 Colorado?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Overland Park?
  • 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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