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Karen W. - Seeking Work in Bethany

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I owned , directed and taught at my own licensed child care center for 20 years. The Center was licensed for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years.
Amanda M. - Seeking Work in Bethany

22.85 / hour

After college, I worked at a daycare (ages infant-3 years) for a few months before I began doing Neuroscience research part-time at Yale Medical School. I regularly babysit for one of the families from the daycare I worked at. Additionally, I have participated in several programs that involved tutoring children ages 8-17.
Jacqueline J. - Seeking Work in Bethany

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Owner/operator state-licensed home daycare, 1993-2002. Infant through 10 years old. Certified teacher,MA Education 1996. Last 5 years I have been Head Teacher in a private school's 4-year-old classroom.
Rebecca Y. - Seeking Work in Bethany

25.00 / hour
Full-time hours
3 yrs of experience

While I did complete 2 years in college for early childhood education and development I unfortunately was unable to finish. I have quite a bit of experience working with children ranging back almost 20 years. As well as 2 years experience in the infant room in a Goddard School where I also attained other training through Goddard University. My current availability is rather flexible as well. Just a little more about me personally that I would like to share is that children are my passion. Watching them learn something new and light up from the spark ignited from experiencing and learning new things make even the roughest days worth it all.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Bethany, CT?

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 Bethany’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 Bethany 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 Connecticut?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Bethany?
  • 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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