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Jennifer D. - Seeking Work in Danbury

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello families! I have my Degree in Child Development with over 30+ years working with children from newborns to Teens. I am seeking a part time OR Full time, Year Round (Including summer) Long Term position A.S.A.P!! 20 hours minimum M-F No split shifts please. I can be very flexible, as I only work for one family at a time. Also available for all school closings. half days, sick days, as well as occasional weekends! I have an excellent work as well as personal reputation in the Local area, spotless driving record/background, very organized, born and raised in the area, honest, very active, Extremely Reliable, with excellent morals and values! I love to plan age appropriate activities, keeping the children in my care active, engaged, and having fun! Very safe SUV, driving not a problem! Child care not something that I do just to pass the time, it is my passion and career, and although I am very down to earth, I take my job very seriously, I am taking care of your precious children, and Always need to be at the top of my game, and I am! And after over 30+ years, I truly love my work with children and it shows! If interested in speaking further, please let me know a little bit about the position, as well as what town you live in, and I will get back to you A.S.A.P! I am sure after speaking/meeting me, you will feel very confident that your child(ren) are in the most Loving, Safe and Best care possible! I look forward to hearing from you! Many Thanks & Warm Regards. competitive salary only please. 30 minute max ride from the Danbury area, may go a little further for a great fit!
Ashleigh D. - Seeking Work in Danbury

10.30 / hour
Full-time hours

I got my first babysitting job when i was 14 years old work working for my next door neighbor Sandy for 3 years M-F, for 5 hours a day. I cared for her 2 year old son and 8 year old daughter. My job consisted of getting Shanell (the 8 year old) off the school bus everyday at 3pm. Preparing a snack for her and having her start her homework. At 6pm we would walk up the street to pick up Bryson (the 2 year old) from daycare. I would then prepare dinner for them (usually left overs their mom made the day before) give them a bath and get them ready for bed. Their mom usually got home at 8 and that is the time i would go home and she would put them to bed. I was also in charge of scheduling dentist and doctors appointment, and light cleaning up of what ever mess was made with toys, food etc. I absolutely adored this family, unfortunatley i stopped working with them after their move to Texas. Months after their move i began working for the little hatters daycare where i cared for kids from 4 months old up to 5 years old for a year and a half. My job consisted of creating lesson plans, cleaning, preparing snacks, changing diapers, potty training, taking kids outside, story time and a bunch of other fun activities. However my time at the daycare was cut short due to my hectic school schedule. I Earned a certificate in child development and early childhood for taking courses in high school where i learned the ins and outs of properly caring for infants and learning their milestones. These courses also allowed 6 months of actually working with children for a class period during the school day.
Kendra C. - Seeking Work in Danbury

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting since I was 12 years old, working with the ages of newborn to the teenage years. I love children and I always have been around children growing up. My mom was a preschool teacher while I was growing up so I would see her interact with children. It was so great to have such an inspirational mentor growing up. I started watching children from the young age of twelve, for multiple families in my neighborhood. I also took on a nanny job when I was in school for my associates degree for a one year old baby, I would spend my day with her taking care of her needs(breakfast, nap and lunch) while going on walks with her and creating other activities for us to do. I also babysat for several other families at the same time all which exposed me to interacting with children of all ages and children's multiple moods that they have. This past year I had two nanny experiences one with a four month old and the other with a family of three(11 year old, 3 year old and 1 year old). Each of the experiences allowed me to create a bond with each child and learn very valuable lessons from them. I would create activities and crafts for us to participate in while I was there, I am a huge arts and crafts person and I believe that arts are very beneficial for the child. I encourage and motivate the child to participate in creating projects with me that will allow them to learn while it not feeling much like a lecture. I believe art is an excellent tool for learning and that it has many positive benefits.
Connor L. - Seeking Work in Danbury

11.42 / hour

I have extensive personal and professional experience in the child care field. Growing up in a large family, I was constantly learning and taking care of younger children. I have been babysitting my younger cousins and friends of the family for the past eight years, and I have been caring for them during extended period of times when parent's were out of town or on vacations for the past 4 years. I am proficient in caring for ages two to fourteen, and am confident in my experience of child care duties and home duties, including, but not limited to: transportation, homework/tutoring, kitchen duties and food prep, cleaning, light housework, laundry, and morning and evening routines.
Pilly (Nokuphila) N. - Seeking Work in Danbury

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

For almost four years I worked as a Practise Junior Probational Officer in South Africa. This position had me working with children from infant to 18 years old and their family members. I am currently in between jobs since the contract that I assigned to came to an end. But I get part time jobs sometimes.
Diane S. - Seeking Work in Danbury

22.85 / hour

Raised my own child who is now 21. In the past 8 years,have provided nanny care for families of 4 to 5 children. Currently have been nanny to twins for a MLB player.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Danbury, NY?

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 Danbury’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 Danbury 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 New York?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Danbury?
  • 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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