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Sarah R. - Seeking Work in Fort Worth

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

I'm incredibly hands on, outgoing and energetic and it certainly shows in the way I handle children. I love to entertain-I'm not in the least bit shy-and every child I've worked with (and their parents) would zealously agree. Typically I will handle discipline and 'sensitive' issues per the direction of the parent, unless otherwise directed. I'm very patient, and have handled so many toddler-stresses I'm a pro. I have a gift for disarming individuals, and children are no exception-though you will always have a child who hits a mood that's unbreakable, I pride myself in the fact that most of the time, I can find a solution where the child is happy-and no rules or principals have been compromised.I’ve worked with infants hours after coming home from the hospital (can puree circles around any kitchen, swaddle with the best of them, and distract even the most fussy of newborns!) I’ve spent hours with wobbly legs helping them master the art of standing, and cheered and clapped as they take their first steps. I’ve sang praise songs through their terrible two’s (because let’s be honest, nothing else will get you through ‘em, not even excedrin), and tiptoed my way through their mischievous toddler years. I’ve been so blessed as to experience kids all the way up to grade school and further. I majored in Children and Youth Ministry at Liberty University and am not only educated, but even passionate about teenagers if a position calls for it.
Elizabeth R. - Seeking Work in Fort Worth

Hourly rate8.57 / hour

I was a nanny of two children for two years. I started with these children when they were 5 and 9 years of age. They were a girl (age 5) and a boy (age 9). My duties included picking up the children from school and taking them home. I would feed them a snack and occasionally dinner. I would help with homework and play with them. The play included park time, outside time, or board games or even imaginary play. I was also a babysitter for children of all ages. I would feed them and put them to bed. I have changed diapers. My clients have had children from infants (2 months old) to around 13 years of age. I have provided care for a little boy since he was around 5 months of age until he was two. My duties included feeding (formula and baby food) and changing diapers. I also took him to his other babysitter when I went to school during the afternoon. I have also babysat for a family with eight children. The ages ranged from infant to 12. I have enjoyed all of my jobs and this list is not the only jobs I have had this these show my widest range of jobs. If you have any questions or would like a full list just contact me!
Rebecca A. - Seeking Work in Fort Worth

Hourly rate8.57 / hour

I worked atin the Childcare department located in Sugar Land,TX from June 2008-June 2009. I took care of anywhere from 1 to 10 kids by myself at a time, from ages 9 months to 10 years of age. I changed diapers, fed the children meals and snacks, and generally just played and colored/entertained the children. I learned how to overcome obstacles that you may face with children of all ages and feel that I am very good with kids. I would have worked there longer, but I left for TCU in early August and wanted to have a last free summer at home with my friends.
Vickie M. - Seeking Work in Fort Worth

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

I am qualified for this position through practical experience and I love children. I am very comfortable with feeding, diaper changing, etc. and will give all the care and love that a baby needs. I raised 2 wonderful children and now I’m very active with my grandchildren to keep their bodies and minds busy when I am with them and would be active with your children as well. We have fun with the following activities: reading, music, singing, dancing, putting puzzles together, playing ball that requires running and jumping, cooking/baking (when age appropriate), coloring/activity books, playing card or board games, movie night (child appropriate movies) and other activities. I also try to make everything a learning experience, but still have fun. My resume does not reflect Nanny/Babysitting experience since most of my work experience was in an office environment, but I will be glad to send my resume to you for your review. I am a loving, caring, honest, responsible, fun and energetic person who loves children. I have a reliable vehicle with a good driving record and I do not smoke.
Laura  N. - Seeking Work in Fort Worth

Hourly rate17.14 / hour

I am 25 years old and I am currently take online college classes and have started my career as a Realtor. I am looking for a part time nanny job so I have stable income for, at least, the next year, if not longer. I have many years of babysitting and nanny experience. I worked with children of all ages and have worked with special needs children. The last family I worked with had 2 young girls(5, 6) and I was with them for two years. Our parting was mutual. Their grandmother had retired and wanted to watch the girls and I was focusing on starting as a Realtor. I have now started my career but need a part time gig to keep me on my feet. I love working with kids and helping them grow. In the past I have taken kids to the museum, the zoo, to paint pottery, to different lessons and activities around town and to the library among other places. I also have enjoyed relaxing days at home with kids reading, doing crafts, taking walks, building forts and watching TV(if allowed, of course).
Larissa C. - Seeking Work in Fort Worth

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

I am a former teacher, currently working on my Doctorate in Child Psychology. I have also been a nanny for over ten years. I absolutely love children and all the blessings they bring! I have an Undergraduate Degree in Child Psychology and a Masters in Counseling. I have experience with all children, ages: birth-18 (twin premies on heart monitors up to age 20 in the classroom). In addition, I hold 3 State of Texas Teacher Educator Certifications, and have taught: English Language Arts & Reading, ESL (English as a Second Language), and Special Education. I would love the opportunity to work with you and your family.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Fort Worth, 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 Fort Worth’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 Fort Worth 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 Fort Worth?
  • 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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