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Saint Joseph, MO Nannies

Juliette Z. - Seeking Work in Saint Joseph

11.42 / hour

I went to Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, SD to study Child Development.During the school year I worked with children aged 3 months all the way up to preschoolers.
Ashlee B. - Seeking Work in Saint Joseph

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

Ive been babysitting/nanny for a family of 3 ( all boys) for about 4 years now. it started out as just a babysitter during the day while the mom and dad went to work i would get lunch ready and then get the older two off the bus. then make a snack and do some homework. then it went into watching the boys all the time day night over night weekends going and doing things with the family. swimming, skating, bowling, playing outside now i watch them almost every day making breakfast lunch and dinner sometimes! homework, reading, activities. ect.
Ashlee B. - Seeking Work in Saint Joseph

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I am currently watching a family of 3 4,7 and 9 years old, all boys! they love to be outside, run and ride their bikes! i have been watching them going on 5 years, i would call myself a live out nanny. because i cook clean, homework, read play outside, go swim! get ice cream dinner and do laundry! So im very comfortable with that! and i have also been babysitting a little boy of the age of 6 since he was born! so ive had my hands full!
Morgan T. - Seeking Work in Saint Joseph

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting nearly my entire life. I have two brother and two sisters who I have cared for regularly for 8 years. I have 1 years worth of paid babysitting experience. In addition, I have working in multiple childrens programs through the YMCA.
Spencer D. - Seeking Work in Saint Joseph

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

2 years of working for the xx for the before and after school program at local elementary schools. 1 year working at a daycare with infants to 5 year olds. 4 years of caring for nieces and nephews.
Colleen P. - Seeking Work in Saint Joseph

11.42 / hour

I've worked with my three very active nieces for long periods of time. I've also tutored in elementary-high school including but not limited to tutoring English as a Second Language students and lower level math.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Saint Joseph, IL?

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 Saint Joseph’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 Saint Joseph 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 Illinois?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Saint Joseph?
  • 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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