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Saint Joseph, MO Nannies

Jenna B. - Seeking Work in Saint Joseph

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been around children all my life and began helping some of my parents friends with their children around the age of 13. I have since had several steady babysitting jobs with many great familys. I began to work for the YMCA in march of 2009. I worked in the before and after school program with children ages 5-12. I worked with the summer camp through the summer, working with several specials needs children as well. I have worked at my churchs nursery since I was 16, dealing with all ages starting at newborns. I am trained in first aid and CPR.
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!
Karri  B. - Seeking Work in Saint Joseph

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked 3 different nanny jobs. A family sizes from 1 child to 3. I've traveled with families, transport child to and from school and activities. I prepare breakfast and lunch, also get children ready for the day. I also worked at the local dance studio for 2 yrs and danced there for 16! My mother has a at home daycare which I spend most of my time with her and her kids! I babysit my 3 nephews and 1 niece.
Teryn B. - Seeking Work in Saint Joseph

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 4 younger brothers ages are 16,13,11, and 9. I watched all of them be born, and cut the umbilical cord for one. I have basically been a second mom to them. I have been babysitting since I was 12, and I worked at a daycare last summer for all summer, and only summer because I had to finish my last year of school. The kids' ages I watched there were infant to 5 years.
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.
Alex C. - Seeking Work in Saint Joseph

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

I'm great with kids, I'm the oldest of 10. Ive had many years of experience!
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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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