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Oak Ridge, TN Nannies

Lauren M. - Seeking Work in Oak Ridge

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

I have been a nanny for four years, both part time and full time. I have taken care of five families: - The V. ( 2 children; ages 1 and 4) - The L. (full time) ( 4 children; ages 2, twins age 4, and 5 years old) - The P. (1 child; 1 year old) - The W. ( full time) ( 4 children; 2 month old, 4 year old, 6 year old, 9 year old) - The D. ( 2 children; 3 year old and 6 year old) My duties consisted of the following. - preparing breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack time. - changing diapers and potty training. - grocery shopping. - "field trips" to the park, children's museum, picnics, build a bear, etc. - cleaning up after the children. - based activities around education, crafts, and staying active.
Christina C. - Seeking Work in Oak Ridge

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

I have babysitting since I was in middle school. I would baby sit for my parents friends. I have been a nanny for a couple and would watch their daughter on family vacations, events and would run errands for them when they were at work. I would play dress up, go to the park, and take them to movies.
Erica  A. - Seeking Work in Oak Ridge

Hourly rate15.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience< 1 yr of experience

I have been in childcare for 7 years now! Working with ages 6 weeks to 5 years! I started at the age of 19 and am now 26 and have learned a lot during my years working in childcare. I have had 100+ hrs of training over the past several years and am CPR certified. I have also had 15 years experience with special needs as my younger sister has Autism. I love kids and would be a great fit for your family!
Amanda S. - Seeking Work in Oak Ridge

Hourly rate11.42 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have been in the babysitting career for 10+ years, and have taught dance to ages 2-20. I am currently a pre-school/pre-k teacher at a very high rated preshcool with extra* activites. I babysit as well as house sit very often i have no children of my own, but that is something my fiance and I plan to do one day. Also, my mother currently works for the state of Tn with children with anything from mental retardationg to behavior problems and autism so there's nothing I haven't seen or delt with before.
Andie D. - Seeking Work in Oak Ridge

Hourly rate7.83 / hour

I worked for a family not to long ago. They had two children ages 7 and 12. I was very close to the family and I was there nanny and babysitter until they moved last month. I also have babysitting experince with many families with children ranging from ages infant to about 12 years of age. I have enjoyed babysitting since I was 13 and I have always been close to the families and still keep in touch.
Kelsie B. - Seeking Work in Oak Ridge

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I provided in home childcare for several children back home in Vermont prior to relocating to TN with my husband.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Oak Ridge, TN?

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 Oak Ridge’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 Oak Ridge 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 Tennessee?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Oak Ridge?
  • 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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