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Destiny H. - Seeking Work in East Hartford

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

I've worked with children for a very long time. Either being paid for it or just volunteer work. During the four years that I was in High School at Medical Professions and Teacher Preparations Academy the upperclassmen like myself would go down to the Pre-K and teach to them, play games, prepared snack and lunch and much more. When my youngest sister was born and my eldest sister was not there and when my mother would work. I would stay home and take care of her. The same with my eldest sisters two kids when they were born. Along with friends of the families and cousins infants when they were born. I worked as a Camp counselor for two years with the ages 6-9. With that I got my CPR/First-Aid/AED and Epi-Pen certifications. I worked with all kinds of kids and even some with disabilities and several with food allergies. Even now as my niece and nephew grow I watch them and provide for them when it's needed.
Kristin S. - Seeking Work in East Hartford

Hourly rate10.80 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I love working with children. I've worked with infants to older children between the ages of 7-10. I like to play games, be outside, do crafts and have lots of fun. I follow the parent's rules so the kids have structure and guidelines but I'm someone they can still relax with and be comfortable around. I enjoy cleaning and cooking. I can read bed time stories and get kids up in the morning or ready for bed at night.
Jillian  - Seeking Work in East Hartford

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

I have seven years of child care experience, I have been a camp counselor for two summers for the 6-12 age groups, I have had a supervisory position at a family owned child care center working with children ages 0-12, I have nannied for two families, I currently babysit for over eight families occasionally, and I have also worked as a toddler teacher at Bright Horizons Family Solutions. I have lots of experience working with parents and providing a structured and educational enviornment for the children where children are having fun and learning every day! : )
Ericka  V. - Seeking Work in East Hartford

Hourly rate17.14 / hour

I have been taking care of a 3 year old girl for almost 2 years. During this time I have done different activities, such as baking, arts and crafts, various children museums, library trips, walks to the park, playground, etc. I have even brought her to dance classes, swimming lessons, and birthday parties. A few summers ago I also took care of a 6 year old boy. During this time I helped him with his school work and reading. I would also bring him to the park, the pool, and do other fun outdoor activities.
Raynell - Seeking Work in East Hartford

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I have been babysitting for atleast 13+ years (ever since i was around 9yrs old). I have baby sat friends kids, neighbors kids, family (neices, nephews, little cousins, godbrothers, godsisters, etc).
Beth E. - Seeking Work in East Hartford

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

Degreed Elementary/Special Education teacher with over eleven years teaching experience; mother of two adults; have previously babysat for friends and neighbors.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in East Hartford, 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 East Hartford’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 East Hartford 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 East Hartford?
  • 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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