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Erin S. - Seeking Work in Branford

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

Hi, my name is Erin. I am 24 years old. I grew up in Branford, CT. I am a high school graduate, and attended two years of College. I am CPR and First AIDE Certified. I worked with Infant and Toddler Daycare in Branford, CT from February 2006- September 2009, when the owner retired. From September 2009- September 2010 I became a nanny for a family with two boys full-time until their children entered pre- kindergarten. After years of childcare I decided to stick with a job in childcare and started full time work with another family. My duties were taking care of the children, driving them to and from activities, cooking, and cleaning.
Melissa R. - Seeking Work in Branford

17.14 / hour

During my undergraduate years, I babysat regularly for children ages 2-18. Since then, I have worked in a professional capacity for children with behavioral and psychological disabilities in the home, doing in home work for them and caring for them in respite situations on a regular basis.
Sara  P. - Seeking Work in Branford

22.85 / hour

Some of my past experiences have been caring for children , changing diapers, traveling ,caring for bumps and bruises,give medication , be a role model , have fun , be active , play sports, help with home work
Robin F. - Seeking Work in Branford

22.85 / hour

I am a stay at home mom and raised 3 wonderful children, ages 19, 21, and 23.
Maggie K. - Seeking Work in Branford

18.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

I am 26 years old and great with children! I prefer to be outdoors and I love making crafts and planning fun activities for the kids and I to do. I am currently a bartender at night and on weekends, but my schedule is flexible and I can work with most hours needed. I can hep with housekeeping, meals, and pets :)
Allison - Seeking Work in Branford

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a 21 year old female nursing student. I attend a local college, and take part time classes, which are very felxible. I first began babysitting at the age of 12 where I became a certified babysitter at my local firehouse. Also, at age 12 I began babysitting for a family with 5 children almost everyday and night. I have been certified in CPR every year since then. I am also certified as a lifeguard and in first-aid training. I have been a CNA (certified nurses assistant) since I was 17 years old, and I also coached a high school and middle school cheerleading team. I also worked at a local day care center for a little under a year. I am very outgoing and personable. I am athletic and enjoy numerous activities. I live on my own and have my own car. I am extremely responsible, punctual, and dependable, and I pride myself on those qualities.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Branford, 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 Branford’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 Branford 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 Branford?
  • 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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