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Leigh S. - Seeking Work in Farmington

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

I have worked at 3 high quality childcare centers in the greater Hartford Area for the past 7 years and have been babysitting since I was 15 years old. I absolutley love working with children and it's been an extremely rewarding experience!
Amy M. - Seeking Work in Farmington

Hourly rate14.28 / hour

I have baby sat ever since I was in 7th grade for family and friends. I have worked in a daycare in high school in avon from february 2008-august 2008. I attend Springfield College so I have worked at an affiliated daycare since 2009 and I am currently still working there during the school year. I have nannied for 2 girls for the past 2 summers.
Jenna K. - Seeking Work in Farmington

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

I started caring for children when I was in sixth grade and continued throughout college. I have cared for children from infants through school age. This included care in their home as well as transportation to and from pre-school.
Regina  S. - Seeking Work in Farmington

Hourly rate11.42 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have worked with children for 10+ years. I am CPR/First Aid certified, have 60+ credits in early childhood education, hold a bachlor's degree, and have many other training regarding working with children and special needs. I have been lead teacher in many daycare classrooms ranging with children from age infant to 12.
Haley H. - Seeking Work in Farmington

Hourly rate12.00 / hour
Years of childcare experience1 yrs of experience

My name is Haley. I have been working with all aged children since I was 13 years old. I started out as a CIT at winding trails, work in the big sky center daycare and also have nannied for 2 different families. I am currently a full time student at CCSU with a major of social work where I hope to one day have a career with helping children!
Ashley - Seeking Work in Farmington

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

I have much experience with children through babysitting, working as a camp counselor, and majoring in Elementary/Special Education. I have been working with children since I was 14 and have cared for children of all ages. I have experience planning activities, games, and crafts along with teaching elementary aged students. I am capable of helping clean, cook, giving baths, and putting your kids to bed. I also have experience taking care of 3 children at a time along with babysitting twins.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Farmington, 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 Farmington’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 Farmington 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 Farmington?
  • 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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