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Nakiea N. - Seeking Work in Waterbury

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked with/cared for children for over 10 years, in different capacities. I have babysat for numerous families, with families ranging from 1 child up to 4 children, with ages ranging infant to teenager. I taught preschool as an Assistant Teacher for Head Start for almost 5 years, and have also taught in daycares. I have cared for children with special needs like Autism, ADHD, and Down's Syndrome, and have also worked in a therapeutic group home for adolescents with behavioral issues. I have attended several trainings on child development and have knowledge on the accredidation process as well. I am familiar with running a household with one or more children, and look forward to adding to my experience.
Alisa B. - Seeking Work in Waterbury

22.85 / hour

I have worked with Infants and Children from the ages of infancy to 11. I am excelent with babies. Two years ago i had raised my sister's infant from birth, because my sister fell ill. I am currently going to school in the medical field; therefore i am fully aware of illnesses and how to take care of them. I've worked with children with A.D.D, as well as down syndrome. My recent childcare experience was working with a newly married couple, I took care of their daughter from birth; as well as their recent new born. While working for them, I changed diapers, fed the children, bathed them, dressed them and also took them to their doctor appointments, I recently moved to CT from NY so I had to leave that job Behind. I have recently had twin boys, who are a year of age now; and would love to find a job that will accommodate me to bring them along.
Cyndi R. - Seeking Work in Waterbury

17.14 / hour

Most recently I watched two newborns. Dec 2015-June 2016 baby was 2months -8months and June 2016-Dec 2016 baby was 5months- 11months. Before that I cared for 3 boys in Milford twins age 3 months- 3.5 yrs old with a two yr older brother in preschool. During this time I took eight months off for chemo,two surgeries,and radiation cancer treatments. Previous position almost 6yrs,2 boys 15,11,1girl 10,and 3yr old twin grandchildren in Milford, CT. I was a nanny/houskeeper. I cooked dinner 5 nights a week. Also watched girls 6,4, boy 2 - PT 2 days/wk (1.5yrs)in Milford. Previous fulltime family(1year), three girls, ages 6,3,1 in Plainville, CT. Also watched 3 children every other Saturday for more than a year, boys 10,5,girl 2, in Wolcott (gave this job to my sister). I am looking for a part-time long term position with one family M-F or T-Sat closer to home.
Lindsay C. - Seeking Work in Waterbury

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been working with children for twelve years. I started babysitting for my family and then slowly babysitting for close family(friends) I have been working for the xx and also xx for over seven years. I work with the toddlers and absolutely love it. I will be graduating from Albertus Magnus College in May of 2014 and will have my BA in English Education. I have taken an immense amount of education classes, teaching me how to work with kids. I'm also up to date on all my certification, I'm CPR MED and First Aide certified. I have a passion for working with children. I love hanging out with my family and being active with them. I'm huge into sports, healthy eating and arts & crafts. I'm very flexible with hours, as of May 19th I will be able to work full time. I'm willing to do whatever it takes to make you and your children feel comfortable. I believe I'm great with kids simply because I have been working with children for so long, that it has slowly become my passion. I have the experience, skills and education along with my sense of humor. Children mean an awful lot to me. I love hanging out with them and teaching them every day skills. I'm huge into eating healthy, arts&crafts and very big into being active and exercising daily. Im looking for a long time position
Lois G. - Seeking Work in Waterbury

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

For the past 13 years, not only have I been blessed to raise my family as a stay at home mom, but I've had the opportunity to Nanny and babysit for others as well. I've cared for newborns, twins, toddlers and even teens. From craft and story time to the teen talks and homework! There is nothing more rewarding than coming alongside parents in an effort to nurture there most precious ones.
Jacqueline C. - Seeking Work in Waterbury

10.10 / hour

I am a college graduate with a double masters in counceling psychology and criminal justice.. After college I worked as a preschool lead teacher for about 5 years. I also teach and instruct dance and gymnastics in my part time positions to children ages 2-18. My world is based on the wellness of children. I have created a non-profit organization, "best foot forward" to help keep kids on the straight and narrow, based on my college thesis.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Waterbury, 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 Waterbury’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 Waterbury 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 Waterbury?
  • 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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