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Isobel M. - Seeking Work in Fairfield

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

I have raised my own 3 children (now in their 20s) so have years of infant/child/teen experience and recently left a Nanny position of 2 years caring for 3 children ages 10-16 (homework, after school activities, arts & crafts, sports) where I also managed the overall running of the household (grocery shopping, cooking, light housekeeping, errands, pet care). I have a Bachelors in Psychology and am well versed in child development.
Regan H. - Seeking Work in Fairfield

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

I have been babysitting from the young age of 12, right after receiving my Red Cross Babysitting Certification. Throughout my years of babysitting children of all ages, I also seconded as a tutor, cook, and mentor. I have worked with many families with special needs children, some of which were single children while others were in families of up to 4 kids. I have also sat in on therapy sessions, not to mention participated in the homework given at the end of sessions.
Colin E. - Seeking Work in Fairfield

Hourly rate14.28 / hour

I Started babysitting when I was 13,after completing the Red Cross babysitter's course. In addition to caring for my younger brother (by 5 years),I have cared for many children in my neighborhood as well as children in the surrounding area for ~7 years. I was often referred to families by the parents of the children I sat for over the years.
Rhonda J. - Seeking Work in Fairfield

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

Hi Families, My name is Rhonda and I am 50 years old. Don't let age fool you though, because I have a ton of energy and love the outdoors! I've been working, educating and guiding children for over 30 years. I'm creative, I like all kinds of games, reading books and I love to cook great food. I can swim and love to venture around CT finding great places to go to entertain and educate children. I have a great sense of humor and work well with children because of it. Consistency for me, is also important. Overall, I truly care for the entire family I work with, and to me nannying is not just a "job." I hope you will consider me to be become a part of your family.
JoAnn C. - Seeking Work in Fairfield

Hourly rate10.70 / hour

I have babysitting/nanny for 30+ yrs. One nanny position was for a NY couple on Saturday evening for their one son. Another nanny position was in Fairfield, Ct. for two children under the age of 5. I have also been babysitting for my nieces and nephews since age 11.
Patti K. - Seeking Work in Fairfield

Hourly rate14.28 / hour

i have ben sitting for over 15 years. I worked in the school system with special needs and typical kids for 10 years. I still babysit for numerous familes.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Fairfield, 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 Fairfield’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 Fairfield 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 Fairfield?
  • 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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