Care for children in private households and provide support and expertise to parents in satisfying children's physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs. Duties may include meal planning and preparation, laundry and clothing care, organization of play activities and outings, discipline, intellectual stimulation, language activities, and transportation.
Other Job Titles Nannies May Have
Family Manager, Household Manager, Nanny
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include
Remove hazards and develop appropriate boundaries and rules to create a safe environment for children.
Instruct and assist children in the development of health and personal habits, such as eating, resting, and toilet behavior.
Instruct children in safe behavior, such as seeking adult assistance when crossing the street and avoiding contact or play with unsafe objects.
Help prepare and serve nutritionally balanced meals and snacks for children.
Perform first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) when required.
Level of Education Attained by Nannies
Most common level of education among people in this career: High school diploma or equivalent (32%)
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