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Ksara T. - Seeking Work in Watertown

14.28 / hour

FIRST AID & CPR CERTIFIED. I have been babysitting for a while now and have been a nanny for a couple years for various families. I have worked with infants and younger children starting at an early age. I enjoy children very much. I enjoy playing with children and allowing them to be creative in expressing themselves, however, I was raised in a family that respect for others was important, so I would emphasize respect for siblings, parents, pets, property and self. I am very loving and compassionate, and understand the importance of listening to children. I will give them every attention and care.
Kathryn H. - Seeking Work in Watertown

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
12 yrs of experience

Hi! My name is Katie, I'm almost 21 years old, and I am a Junior Elementary Education major with several semesters of work as a Music Education major as well. I currently attend SUNY Potsdam and received my music credits from The Crane School of Music. I have been a nanny for three families, and a frequent babysitter for more than ten. I've always gotten on well with children, and my Elementary Education background has given me professional skills for working with them and caring for them in the most efficient way possible. I have seven significantly younger cousins that I've helped take care of as they've grown up. My child care experience ranges from children who are only months old to middle school aged children. In high school and again in college, I've had opportunities to work with children with special needs as well and feel very comfortable with them and caring for them. My availability is from Memorial Day to the last week of August, every year.
Laura M. - Seeking Work in Watertown

11.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hi! My name is Laura Manns, I'm 19 and I will be starting my sophomore year at JCC fall of 2018. I major in psychology and hope to specialize in child psychology when it comes to my future career. I am the oldest of four children and have been babysitting since age 14. Before I started babysitting, I took a babysitting course and became certified in CPR. My dad has recently retired at Ft. Drum and my family is staying in the area. I have my own car, I am comfortable with pets, and I am also a nonsmoker. Once school begins at the end of August, my availability will change as I will be attending classes MWF until 12:30, have Tuesday's free and also be attending class Thursday's until 11. If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to ask!
Justine W. - Seeking Work in Watertown

15.00 / hour
5 yrs of experience

I grew up the second child in a family of 10. Both of my parents are in the military so I was in charge of my younger siblings most of my life. It is for this reason most our friends and family have always trusted me to watch and care for their children no matter the age or situation. I am CPR and First Aid certified. I also have experience working with children with special needs, and illnesses that require special attention. I am available to work any hours during the week and would be willing to work a few weekends if needed. I have my own transportation and do not mind taking children places if that is required or requested. Meals are not an issue at all, I have cooked for many children I have watched, even a few with multiple allergies.
Lynia W. - Seeking Work in Watertown

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

Hi I’m Nia nice to meet you I’m from Kapolei ,Hawaii I’m 18 and looking for something new to work with i do have experience with children and also special needs my brother has epilepsy and i have been working with him since newborn my availability is Monday thru Sunday and at anytime in case of an emergency date night or whenever you would like me to watch the child / children I love to socialize and put a smile on kids faces if you seem interested in me please contact me by phone or email thank you.
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Jesyka G. - Seeking Work in Watertown

10.40 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I have not been a nanny before but I have been babysitting since I was 13. I have babysat ages new born to 12. I love working with kids.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Watertown, SD?

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 Watertown’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 Watertown 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 South Dakota?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Watertown?
  • 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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