Marlborough, CT
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Rachel R. - Seeking Work in Marlborough

22.85 / hour

I have spent a multitude of years caring for children of all ages. I especially enjoy caring for young children as I have spent the majority of my experience with toddlers and infants. I have babysat for years and I enjoy caring for all children.
Bethany J. - Seeking Work in Marlborough

17.00 / hour
Full-time hours
3 yrs of experience

Hi there! My name is Bethany; I wanted to tell you a little bit about myself. My background is in Montessori education as I worked in an authentic private Montessori school while completing my undergraduate degree. I have multiple years of experience prior to this as well from weekend nannying to live in experience on a short term basis. I currently work in Hartford Hospital in their infection control department. As this is my first career out of school I am wishing to leave the corporate sector to dive into a nannying career. Since my background has always involved children I want to focus my career there by starting as a full time nanny. Once I save up enough money I hope to get my masters degree in Montessori Education from the North East Training school. This looks like my five year goal plan. I’d love to discuss any and all of my credentials with you whether that’s my CPR certification or my degree. Thank you for taking the time to read this.
Meghan  K. - Seeking Work in Marlborough

12.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hello! I'm a current college student who has experience as both a nanny and babysitter for a variety of ages. I have experience consistently nannying for toddlers, young children, and preteens , and am able to connect with children of all ages. I also have experience babysitting for newborns. I am a big supporter of healthy eating and absolutely love cooking, as well as arts and crafts. I have a car and would be able to bring the child(ren) to various day activities. I am available throughout the summer at all hours, with the exception of the first week of July. I am compassionate, creative, responsible, hardworking, and I absolutely love working with kids-- we can learn just as much from them as they do from us. Thank you!
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Marlborough, MA?

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 Marlborough’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 Marlborough 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 Massachusetts?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Marlborough?
  • 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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