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Kimberly S. - Seeking Work in Enfield

14.28 / hour

I am currently 25 years old and have 2 boys. A 5 year old and a 1 year old. I was a stay at home mom for both boys. I started babysitting at the age of 8 for younger siblings and took a babysitting course and certificate when I was 11 or 12 years old. From 11 to 18 I babysat for a total of 6 different families. I have cared for anywhere from 2 children to 7 children at once.
Jasmine S. - Seeking Work in Enfield

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I recently worked for a family under a different agency until I decided to go back to college. I have experience with infants including twins all the way up to teenagers.
Brittney H. - Seeking Work in Enfield

10.10 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

Hello. I am 20 years old. I’m currently going to school to get my associates in Early Childhood Education. I work at a daycare as of now but I’m hoping to get into the nannying field. I have been babysitting since I was 13. I’ve babysat children between 8 months and 12 years. I’m very reliable , patient , friendly and outgoing. I am CPR certified and first aid certified. I have other experience with working with children with special needs.
Amanda O. - Seeking Work in Enfield

11.00 / hour

I am a 38 year old stay-at-home mom. I have been taking care of children of all ages for as long as I can remember starting with my very large family. I babysat cousins and my little brother until I completed a "babysitter course" at 12 years old and began working for neighborhood families throughout middle and high school. I had a variety of jobs in college but my most influential position was as a full time nanny for a newborn with cleft lip/cleft palette. After graduating with a degree in Human Development and Family Relations from the University of Connecticut I became a pre-school teacher for a year followed by a substitute teacher in grades K-12 while beginning a Master's Degree program in Guidance Counseling. It turned out to not be for me and I decided to go back to taking care of children on a more one-on-one level. 12 years ago I began a nanny position and stayed until their girls no longer needed care. I am now looking for a part time position with a family that would be comfortable with me bringing my 4 year son along. I'm open to working with another infant, toddler or after school help. My son and I are very easy-going, social and flexible! Please contact me with any questions, thank you!
Amy W. - Seeking Work in Enfield

14.28 / hour

I have been a full-time nanny for 4 families. I will give my references upon request. I also have references for families ive occasionally babysat for.
Christa W. - Seeking Work in Enfield

14.28 / hour

I have worked in a learning center for 4 years. I have experience with all ages. I taught the children writing, science, math, arts etc.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Enfield, 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 Enfield’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 Enfield 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 Enfield?
  • 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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