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John K. - Seeking Work in Sandy Hook

Hourly rate17.14 / hour

My name is Johnny. I am very experienced in the child care field. I attend the University of Connecticut, Storrs. I am outgoing and fun. My first job was at xx in Danbury, CT where I was in charge of putting together birthday parties for children of all ages. In high school, I was a camp counselor for a basketball camp for 4 weeks out of the summer. I am currently involved with HuskyThon where I work closely with patients who are children of all ages. I am the oldest of five children. I have worked in the restaurant industry as well so I am familiar with meal preparation. I have access to my own car! I am looking to start right away
Meaghan C. - Seeking Work in Sandy Hook

Hourly rate20.00 / hour

I have three years of experience as a summer nanny. One of these summers was spent in New Jersey for two children and two summers were spent in Nantucket, MA for one child. I have loved every minute of being a live in nanny. I also have many years of experience as a babysitter to multiple families with multiple children. Within all of these jobs I have interacted with a variety of different personalities.
Gabriella R. - Seeking Work in Sandy Hook

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I have been babysitting since I was in high school and I am substitute teacher at a pre-school whenever necessary
Erin K. - Seeking Work in Sandy Hook

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I have been looking after children for 8 years. I have worked for families with many different dynamics. I also have worked in a school setting for the past 5 years. I have worked with children ages newborn to teens, only children to families with 5 children. I have plenty of experience with multiples and special needs children. I know how to run a household and I'm not afraid to take charge!
Anna Elizabeth B. - Seeking Work in Sandy Hook

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

My childcare experience has been many different things. I have worked with my current family as a part-time nanny , two to three days a week. I work as a personal assistant to the mother during the morning , mid afternoon and then play with the children till late in the evening. I love playing with kids, helping about and be a blessing to those who need extra help raising their children. I have also been a babysitter since I was in seventh grade with a variety of ages and sizes of children.
Shayna - Seeking Work in Sandy Hook

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

My past childcare experiences includes babysitting for various families throughout high school as well as working at a daycare for 3 years. Work at the daycare has provided me with experience with infants to children 12 years of age. I primarily worked the after school and summer programs but also spent much time assisting in the coordination of the preschool programs. Working at the daycare also required training sessions for Red Cross CPR/AED for Adult/Child and CPR for infants as well as Red Cross CT Child Care sessions.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Sandy Hook, 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 Sandy Hook’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 Sandy Hook 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 Sandy Hook?
  • 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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