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Linda N. - Seeking Work in West Columbia

22.85 / hour

Nanny for several families in the last 12 years, caregiver in Church Nurseries. Former Public School Teacher and Preschool Teacher. Nanny of twins, toddlers, and preschoolers through preteens.
Kali G. - Seeking Work in West Columbia

8.57 / hour

Previously I have babysat for many families and I have also been a nanny for a couple of families. I am currently employed at a xx where I work in the Kids Care are with children 6 weeks up to 11 years old. I have also been in the school system working with children because I am an education major.
Judy A. - Seeking Work in West Columbia

8.26 / hour
Full-time hours

I am the oldest of seven children. I have always enjoyed being around kids, playing, teaching, or simply caring for them. I graduated with a bachelors in Elementary Education.
Windy R. - Seeking Work in West Columbia

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

As a teenager I babysat for members of my church for children ranging from 2 to 10, for about 8 years. I have 2 grown children of my own ages 19 and 25. I love kids and will treat yours like my own. I do know basic life support.
Alexis  S. - Seeking Work in West Columbia

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

I'm good with kids, I have my own child she is 3yrs old..i.m availability is open at the moment. I kind of want a calm job at the moment. And I like to have fun......and I love kids
Raven  L. - Seeking Work in West Columbia

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

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in West Columbia, TX?

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 West Columbia’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 West Columbia 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 Texas?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in West Columbia?
  • 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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