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Eileen S. - Seeking Work in East Haven

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Have taken care of Infants to teens. for over 30 years have grandchildren. take kids to beach,activities,parks ,help with homework,babys for walks everday,made meals cleaned afterwards.Im very neat and watch over the children as I would my own. Also with 2 familys at one time. do playdates as kids get older.
Melisa A. - Seeking Work in East Haven

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I am 25 years old and have been working with children in and out of a school setting since I was 17. I have worked with children from about 6months to age 15. I was a nanny on and off to a child from 9months until she was about 3, and have taken care many different children many ages ranges. I am currently working at an enrichment program where I teach kindergarten part time and am looking for a new opportunity. I am bilingual and also CPR and first aid certified.
Cindy R. - Seeking Work in East Haven

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a live-in nanny for two families. I have a bachelors degree in Elementary Education and Psychology. I have taught preschool, second and third grade.I'm CPR and First Aid Certified.
Vanessa B. - Seeking Work in East Haven

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 10 year the nanny experience I love the kids , I like the music class history time playground walking around craft reading and play days I love the pets
Oscaima O. - Seeking Work in East Haven

11.00 / hour

It's great, I work in the church nursery with 16-20mons old. Its very gratifying.
D L. - Seeking Work in East Haven

20.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in East Haven, 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 Haven’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 Haven 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 Haven?
  • 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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