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Kerrie H. - Seeking Work in Meriden

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

my childcare experience started when I was 16 I cared for my cousins then as time pasted I worked as a Flight Information Clerk at the airport in my country and I got a sit job to sit for my boss's two kids ages 0-9yrs for 3yrs... Then a few yrs later I cared for a family of 4 "tourist" who came to my island every summer and winter, i did it for 5yrs I met the family while I was working at the Airport, very lovely family, they lived in new york. I havent done any childcare since I moved here to the USA but would love to get back into it because i love and miss working with kids, actually anything that has to do with helping out im always ready to work!
Karla V. - Seeking Work in Meriden

10.40 / hour

Working with children is my passion. I am a fun, responsible and nurturing caregiver with over 10 years of experience working with young children and families in different settings. I recently graduated with my BA in Spanish and will begin my graduate studies in Early Childhood Education soon. I am currently a preschool paraprofessional, CPR/First Aid Certified with wonderful references in the area. I am looking forward to helping a family with their childcare needs.
Elizabeth B. - Seeking Work in Meriden

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

20+ years working with children ages infant through 13 years. I've been a nanny, pre-k teacher, afterschool director and nursery school director.
Lupe M. - Seeking Work in Meriden

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

20+ yrs Live-in Nanny experience, infant to 18yr
Nola M. - Seeking Work in Meriden

14.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

Soy muy amable y me gusta ser responsable en mi trabajo hablo español y entiendo mucho el inglés tengo dos hijas y me gusta tener mucho cuidado com los niños tengo 25 años y quisiera que me des la oportunidad de trabajar y ver por los niños
Bonnie L. - Seeking Work in Meriden

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello!! My name is Bonnie and I have over 20 years of experience in working with children. I have been a nanny for six different families who I still currently keep in contact with. I have owned and operated my own home daycare center. I have an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood. I also have a Bachelor’s degree in Kindergarten-Sixth grade in teaching along with a Special Education degree in working with students in kindergarten-twelfth grade. In addition, I have a Masters degree in Autism. I am currently working with students who have been diagnosed with Autism in a private school however; my desire is to work with infants through preschool. I understand the ages and stages of development of children and the importance in fostering their schemes and creativity. I love to study brain research and how we as caregivers/teachers are an integral part of shaping brain connections to continue to occur. I will provide your child or children with the best learning experiences along with the constant love that every child needs. I would educate your child in every domain of development including; cognitive, language, emotional, social and physical. Please feel free to contact me and I will provide you with my resume, references and anything else that you may need. Thank you, Bonnie
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Meriden, 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 Meriden’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 Meriden 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 Meriden?
  • 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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