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Nadine S. - Seeking Work in Westport

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I babysat for a long time back in my home country. I took care of my dads niece since she was born (she is now already 16 years old) and in the last year I worked as a nanny. I took care of 3 wonderful children with the ages 6,8 and 10 (two girls and a boy). We always had so much fun together. I made them ready for school every morning, brought them over to school, picked them up in the afternoon, drove them to their afternoon activities, played with them and cooked light dishes. Everything that is important to me is to make your children happy and to see them smiling.
Andreza C. - Seeking Work in Westport

22.85 / hour

I have been a nanny since I was 22 in my home country. When I first arrived in USA, I lived in NJ and took care of 4 kids for 8 months. Currently, I live in Connecticut as a nanny live in and I have taken care of a 5 years old boy for 1 year. My chores are wake him up, make breakfast and snaks for school and take him for school. Then, pick him up, take to activities, make dinner, bath him, read and put him in bed. I also go food shopping for the family. I have experience with children from 3 years old until 16. I am very pacient, responsable, very good driver, good cook. Besides taking care of the kids, I also can do some light housework, grocery shopping, clean Kitchen, make bed, laundry, take the garbage out.
Katie L. - Seeking Work in Westport

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am an experienced, educated nanny, and I love my job! I am creative, energetic, very kind and loving. I have worked in Fairfield County, Milan, Rome, Miami, and South Carolina.
Annabel P. - Seeking Work in Westport

11.31 / hour

I used to babysit a girl who was 2 years old. I also have a lot of experience volunteering with children. Two summers ago I worked at a daycare in California for the summer with 5 year olds. I also used to work as a teacher's assistant with 5-7 year olds. I am currently volunteering at a Center in Bridgeport and working with young children ages 1 to 8.
Saundra C. - Seeking Work in Westport

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am an experienced Nanny and a Early Childhood Teacher.
Csilla V. - Seeking Work in Westport

11.42 / hour

Once a child told me: "You know Csilla when you started to be my nanny I didn't like how you do your job but now after 5,5 years with you I have to say: Thanks for taking care of me and everything I really appreciate it!" So, I think it explains everything, every hour worth for it, to see a smile on a happy child's face!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Westport, MA?

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 Westport’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 Westport 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 Massachusetts?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Westport?
  • 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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