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Kimberly S. - Seeking Work in Naugatuck

14.28 / hour

I have babysat since I was 13 for family members and friends of family and I started working in day cares when I turned 16. I presently still babysit. I have also nannied for a newborn until she was ready to go to daycare, she then went to the day care I was working in at the time and had her in the class I took care of. I still care for her, as well as other children I have previously had while working in daycares, as well as friends and family members.
Alexa S. - Seeking Work in Naugatuck

14.28 / hour

I have 8 years experience working with children. I have been in a variety of settings including schools, daycares, and home care.
Jennifer S. - Seeking Work in Naugatuck

10.10 / hour

I have been babysitting neighborhood children on and off throughout high school. I also have a three year old nephew that lives with me and that I care for daily.
Ashley M. - Seeking Work in Naugatuck

11.41 / hour

I have worked at a childcare center since September of 2005 and have also been babysitting since around the same time.
Amy V. - Seeking Work in Naugatuck

10.40 / hour

Babysat neighbors, families, and daycare.
Kimberly S. - Seeking Work in Naugatuck

11.42 / hour

I have babysat since I was 14 years old. At the age of 16 I began working at a daycare. I have worked in 3 day cares total. I have nannied for a family friend from the time the little girl was 10 days old until she reached almost 3 years old, she then began going to the daycare I worked in at the time and I took care of her there, as well as the other 3 children I had in my care in the room I worked in. From infant aged children until they are a little younger than 3 years old you are able to care for 4 children at a time. I have worked with infants to children over 10 years old. After the children are 3 years old you are able to care for 10 at a time. I have and still do babysit for some of the children that I once took care of while working at the last day care I worked in and also care for children of relatives and friends.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Naugatuck, 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 Naugatuck’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 Naugatuck 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 Naugatuck?
  • 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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