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Shreveport, LA Nannies

Vicki C. - Seeking Work in Shreveport

8.57 / hour

Baby sitter and/or nanny since teenager. During past few years cared for/sat for several children, including newborns and toddlers. Experience in preparing feedings for newborns (breast and formula), burping, changing diapers, dressing, napping, bathing, bedtime preparation... additionally, experience with safety in cribs and car seats and other baby and toddler carriers. My last permanent position was a nanny/sitter for a female 3 mos. til age 2. At this time I do mostly senior care, however babysit on occasion.
ShaRee L. - Seeking Work in Shreveport

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have had 7 years of babysitting experience, taking care of newborns through 13 year olds, I have taken two years of Child Development classes in high school, and I have worked at a child care center for a year and three months, working with ones, twos, and three year olds, creating activities for them to do, teaching them their fundamentals and how to interact with others.
Stephanie L. - Seeking Work in Shreveport

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked at Young Years Childrens Education center for almost 2 years. I care for multiple children from ages 6 to 12. I also have many years of babysitting experience.
Shawna C. - Seeking Work in Shreveport

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

have run the church nursery for over 20 years, I have kept children over summer and have house set and watched the children for up to a week while mom and dad did an anniversary trip'
ChiChi Z. - Seeking Work in Shreveport

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

worked childcare and summer camps at First Baptist Church Shreveport for 4 yrs
Sydney  H. - Seeking Work in Shreveport

7.46 / hour

Currently working at University of Louisiana at xx center. I have been working for 2 years with infants- age 4.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Shreveport, LA?

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 Shreveport’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 Shreveport 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 Louisiana?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Shreveport?
  • 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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