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Erica L. - Seeking Work in Cheshire

Hourly rate14.28 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have worked for two different day care facilities in Southington, CT. I stopped working at the last one because I needed more hours and was offered a full time position else where.
Amanda R. - Seeking Work in Cheshire

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

15 years exo of children of ALL ages and stagesit
Sophia K. - Seeking Work in Cheshire

Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have been a nanny/babysitter since a very young age. Undergrad and Graduate degree in education.
Shakira M. - Seeking Work in Cheshire

Hourly rate10.50 / hour

Babysitting jobs, younger siblings
Kaitlin  R. - Seeking Work in Cheshire

Hourly rate14.28 / hour

Hello, I am 26 years old, and currently am in my third year as a high school teacher in Connecticut (2007-present). During the spring season, I am also a high school tennis coach. While in college and high school, I spent four years working at a day camp in Connecticut. During that time I was a certified swim instructor (ages 4-13), lifeguard, and also spent one of those summers working with campers ages 4-8 reading, writing, and doing crafts. For three years (college) I was a swim instructor at a town pool teaching swim lessons (mom and tot-age 12). While in the education program at the University of Connecticut, I spent a semester working in a second grade classroom, one semester in a middle school with special education students, and a year in a half in a high school. During my undergraduate years, I worked for two years at an after-school care program through the local Parks and Recreation Department.
Hilary - Seeking Work in Cheshire

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I completed a bachelors of science degree in Elementary Education from Central Connecticut State University. I have had experience both in the school setting and outside of the traditional school setting. I have taught and interned in both suburban and urban school districts in grade levels ranging from pre-k through 5th grade. I have also gained experience outside of the classroom as a camp counselor and an after school child care provider . As an after school child care provider I provided care to children ages 7-8. At this position I was required to schedule, plan, and implement activities and projects. Moreover, I maintained a clean and friendly atmosphere within the day care setting, while instilling character development values including: caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. In addition, my most recent position has been as a building TA in West Hartford at Charter Oak Academy where I implemented whole class, small group, and one on one instruction for grades Pre-K- 5. Also, I provided coverage as needed for grades Pre-k to 5. Furthermore, I have had 10+ years babysitting for multiple families with ages ranging from infant to 13 years.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Cheshire, 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 Cheshire’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 Cheshire 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 Cheshire?
  • 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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