A female nanny plays with finger puppets with a young female in her care

Nanny

Nannies assist parents in the provision of ongoing care and supervision for babies and children, usually in the child's home.

Overview

Nannies assist parents in the provision of ongoing care and supervision for babies and children, usually in the child's home.

Day-to-day

  • assists in the preparation of materials and equipment for children's education and recreational activities
  • manages children's behaviour and guides children's social development
  • prepares and conducts activities for children
  • entertains children by reading and playing games
  • supervises children in recreational activities
  • supervises the daily routine of children
  • supervises the hygiene of children.

Considerations

  • working outdoors.

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