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Mary G. - Seeking Work in La Grange
Mary G.

She was the most sweetest nanny ever to my kids. They loved her dearly and she took good care of my kids. She worked for me from 2003-2007 once I moved from Crestwood, ky so I recommend her she awesome. - Wilhimena Simpson

Lori M. - Seeking Work in Bowling Green
Lori M.

Lori is an excellent employee. She is trustworthy & punctual. She plans daily activities for my son that are both fun & educational. She provides the compassion & understanding that my son needs as he adjusts to me going back to work. I have full confidence in his safety & that his needs will be met while I am away from the home. - Amanda

Claire S. - Seeking Work in Bowling Green
Claire S.

Claire was amazing with my kids. They love her. She is very reliable . I would hire her as a nanny if she was close to us. - Madhulika Atluri

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What’s the average cost of a nanny in Kentucky?

The average cost of a nanny in Kentucky is $11.66 per hour. The cost of a nanny is dependent on the nanny’s experience, qualifications and location.
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How to Hire a Nanny in Kentucky

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Understand Nanny Responsibilities in Kentucky

Before beginning the search for a nanny, it’s important to understand what you’re looking for and if a nanny is the right choice for your child care needs. In hiring a nanny, first, you should think through what responsibilities you expect your nanny to handle. With that information, you can create a profile so that nannies can reach out to you. The boundaries for nannies duties vary from family to family. In general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your children’s needs are met, including things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active. When tasks go beyond child care, for example, housekeeping or meal preparation, it’s good practice to communicate these expectations with your nanny before hiring them. Along with the different duties that you ask for, experience and location can impact how much you should pay your nanny.

Kentucky Nanny Interviews

Once you start connecting with prospective nannies, the next step is a nanny interview. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some nanny interview questions to consider asking:

  • Do you have experience being a nanny?
  • 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 in Kentucky? Do you have experience being a live in nanny?
  • Are you open to being a nanny in a nanny share?
  • Do you have any references?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR in Kentucky?
  • Do you have a Kentucky driver’s license? Do you own a car?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you open to being paid through direct-deposit, pay stubs?
  • What are your expectations around over-time pay and vacation time?

During the hiring process, it’s essential to ask for references, and by asking their references questions you gain a better understanding of they will fit in your family. As you get closer to hiring a nanny, be sure to run a background check to ensure your kids are in good hands. When evaluating a prospective nanny, it’s essential to make sure you’re setting the foundation for a good relationship with your nanny. You can do this by being clear about your expectations around nanny responsibilities and compensation, and of course, by being friendly and welcoming! And of course, as you learn how to hire a nanny, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

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