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Shannon K. - Seeking Work in Katy

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked with kids since I was 12, through babysitting for friends and family. For the past 9 years I have primarily taught swim lessons. I have current CPR, First-Aid, and AED certifications. I am now currently a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. I was a nanny for my Aunt & Uncle for the summers of '96 & '97.
Jamie C. - Seeking Work in Katy

8.57 / hour

I took care of my nephews when I was 12 years of age and my step brother and sisters from age 13 to 17, I worked with my boyfriends mother at her in home child care for about 2 years and when I was not with her I worked for a daycare for 7 months, I am looking for a live in nanny job to help me pay for a good car and allow me to go back to college where I am going to attend a medical assistant course. I believe I am good for a live in nanny position because I love working with children of all ages, I am very out going and fun to be around and I have references if they are needed I am willing to do a back ground check as well as drug random drug testing I have never smoked or done drugs in my 21 years of life. I am down to earth easy going person just looking for a good healthy way to make money for a car and school.
Maribeth S. - Seeking Work in Katy

17.14 / hour

I have more than 10 years experience in baby sitting. Extensive background in working with newborns, preschool, primary and secondary school children. My experience includes changing diapers, preparing, serving and feeding meals to children, bathing and dressing the children, or assisting them to bathe and dress themselves. I did the laundry and tidied the children's room. Took children out for walks, played games, watched family night movies if helping with night sitting and kept a watchful eye while they were entertaining themselves to make sure they are safe. I'm fun, energetic, good professional attitude, and a highly motivated person. I have great interpersonal and communication skills. Other duties include maintaining a safe environment by allowing only authorized persons near children, being vigilant of the unusual; creating a positive child care climate by preparing various activities, playing games, avoiding conflict situations and nurturing self esteem.
Karen L. - Seeking Work in Katy

7.32 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a mother of four, ages 17-25. That is a lot of mothering experience! In addition, I have cared for infants and toddlers in my home for almost ten years. On a side note, my husband and I have cared for infants and toddlers in the nursery of our church for over twenty years. My experience as a former teacher and childcare center director also play a large role in my experience with children. I have a B.S. in Education and am a Speech Language Pathologist. Caring for infants and toddlers is who I am...it's not what I do. It brings me great joy!
BreAnna B. - Seeking Work in Katy

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a part time nanny for 2 families in the past. My first nanny experience last 1 1/2 years for a 3yr old and newborn. Sadly, the family moved away but would love to be used as a reference. My second family I nannied for, was for a 1 yr old and 6 yr old. After 6 months, the mother decided she would much rather be a stay at home mommy again. I have been babysitting since I was 13. I am CPR and first aid certified.
Jennifer P. - Seeking Work in Katy

8.57 / hour

I have been in childcare since the age of 16 . I first started in a daycare setting in Jersey Village and Austin from 16-18 and then became a Nanny until I got married when I was 25 . My husband and I have been moving around the US for his job and have finally become stationary .I have experience with children from the ages of 2wks to 11 years in age. I have provided healthy meals ,safe transpotation , loving learning enviroment , and stimulating activities . I enjoy being outside and reading . I have also completed school as a Medical Assistant and have worked in the Medical Field.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Katy, 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 Katy’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 Katy 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 Katy?
  • 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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