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Wooster, OH Nannies

Sara V. - Seeking Work in Wooster

Hourly rate17.14 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

When I was 18, I watched a total of 6 boys during the summer. Their ages were between 5 and 9 years old. One summer, I filled in for a family's regular nanny for about 2 weeks. They had a 9 month old girl. I nannied for a little boy from the time he was 10 months until he entered kindergarten. I have spent a summer taking care of a 10 yr. old who had Cerebral Palsy. I took care of him until it was time for him to return to school in the fall. After that I started watching a 3 month old. I was with them unil she was 9 months old. I have more recently been working in a childcare setting. I am a floater moving about the rooms. This means that I work with a variety of age groups from 6 wks. up to 5 yrs. of age. I am also going to school 2 days a wk to finish up my associates degree in Early Childhood Education. I now nanny for numerous families. Ages ranging from 5 months to 7yrs old.
Amber H. - Seeking Work in Wooster

Hourly rate17.14 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have over 10 years of babysitting experience and over 3 years of nanny experience, one year being a live-in. I also have 6 months of personal assisting experience in Los Angeles California.
Jennifer - Seeking Work in Wooster

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I began babysitting family members while parents were shopping or out of town. From there when I entered high school I began babysitting teachers' children and friends of the families whom I had worked with before. I continued my babysitting with children of professors at my university. For 7 years I was a "first aider" for the Wooster Youth Instructional Football teams, caring for injuries of children 4th-6th grade. Finally I am an Athletic Training student where I have had rotations at high schools, caring for health and injuries of students 8-12th grade. I am CPR, AED, and First Aid Certified as well as have an extensive health care education.
Constance C. - Seeking Work in Wooster

Hourly rate14.28 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have been a nanny for over 15 years. I have had office jobs, I was a secretary for a law firm, but I find the most rewarding things I have done have been caring for children. To watch them grow and develop, and to give that care and attention to make for a happy child.
Jami - Seeking Work in Wooster

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I have tons of experience. I have been a babysitter, camp coucelor, nanny, mothers helper, lifegaurd, and day care teacher.
Julia  H. - Seeking Work in Wooster

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have taken care of a child with health issues for four years and I also babysat for a neighbor for the past 2 years.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Wooster, OH?

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 Wooster’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 Wooster 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 Ohio?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Wooster?
  • 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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