Weatogue, CT
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Rachel A. - Seeking Work in Weatogue

22.85 / hour

I have been a nanny for 3 families. The first family I worked for them for 2years, 2 children 3yr and 5yr. duties required; getting ready for school, driving to activities, light housework, meal preparation, homework supervision/help, educational outings. The second family started off with one child, 5yr but then grew with a newborn! Duties required; educational play, homework help, newborn/infant care through to toddler, supervise play dates, outings. The last family I have been with for 3 years. I take care of a growing family with 3 girls, 7, 4, and 18 months. I also have been a babysitter since I was a young teenager.
Janice R. - Seeking Work in Weatogue

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 8 years experience with children of all ages. While I live having fun with children, I understand that safety is the number one priority.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Weatogue, 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 Weatogue’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 Weatogue 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 Weatogue?
  • 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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