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Durham, NC Nannies

Mercedes G. - Seeking Work in Durham

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Good Day! My brief description would be I'm a fun-loving babysitter. I simply enjoy spending time with children. I pride myself on being able to play and act goofy with the kids, yet still have them listen and respect me. I love taking children to interactive & fun activities such as the park, zoo, plays, etc. But I can also spend the day at home coloring, dancing, and playing eye spy. It's very easy for me to connect with kids. Keeping the child's well-being is something I take very seriously. I'm a healthy balance of an easy going/patient attitude, and assertive when needed. I understand the importance of my role, and I'm willing to take on that responsibility. My references are by request. Thank you!
Hannah M. - Seeking Work in Durham

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I started working with children as a part-time teachers aide in a preshool about 18 yrs. ago. I worked with ages 2-5. I worked at the preschool for about 2 yrs. About 15 yrs. ago I started work as a teachers assistant in a child care center. I worked there for about 3 yrs. During the time of my employment, I worked with ages Infant-5yrs. For most of my employment I worked in the Infant Room. I also worked as a teachers aide in a Montessori school for a few years and then as a nanny for a family with 3 children for about a year.
Christina C. - Seeking Work in Durham

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I enjoy working with and taking care of children. I have done so for 19 years. My past experience providing care to children 6 weeks to 5yrs. has been great helping children foster a lifetime love for learning. I also enjoyed helping infants reach their milestones during each stage of development.
Jenna F. - Seeking Work in Durham

11.42 / hour

I have always baby sat since was 12 yrs old. I have two cousins ages 12and 13 that i have almost been a second mother to. I love children and have taken early childhood courses I used to work at a daycare as a asst. teacher. I also have lots of experience caring for infants.
Litia R. - Seeking Work in Durham

17.14 / hour

I worked in daycare centers for th last 10 years.I have NC credentials I&II which qualifies me to be a lead teacher in any childcare/preschool program in the state of NC. Before working in childcare I was the neighborhood babysitter and always had a houseful of children(to my parents dismay).
Crischelle M. - Seeking Work in Durham

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have great references and I am also a graduate from North Carolina central university for child educational as well. I also have over 13 years of experience working with children of all ages including multiples and 5 years working with children at a federal level. I am respectful, responsible, trustworthy, honest, hardworking and dependable. I would love to here from you all and thank you for your time.
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Sierra Kimbrough - Nanny Share Member

with Sierra K.
12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 child

We Are Steven and Anna and our 1 y/o son is named Ian. We currently have a nanny share, but the other family is moving away so we're looking for someone to take their place. Our arrangement is M-F, full time. We swap homes for childcare each week. We have two cats.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Durham, NC?

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 Durham’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 Durham 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 North Carolina?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Durham?
  • 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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