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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.
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!
Toby M. - Seeking Work in Westport

11.42 / hour

I'm full of energy and know how to take initiative when it comes to entertaining children and providing creative play. I'm hands on; take pleasure in running around and climbing at the playground, I believe in reading books and like getting messy with paint and play dough. I also think that hugs and kisses don't hurt. I truly have a sincere love and appreciation for children.
Thatiane S. - Seeking Work in Westport

22.85 / hour

24 years old - Brazilian - in US since jun/2008 8 years of experience working with children. 1 year - nanny (17, 16, 13, 7, 3 yrs old chilren) 1 year - au pair (17, 10, 8, 3 years old children) 6 years - volonteer at church (12 months to 12 years old) I also worked with special needs children and I am a Sing laguage teacher/translater. Portugues, English and Spanish speaker Background = International Relations in Brazil. Accupation: Foreing trade Analyt. * Clean driving records * Good swimmer/PCR certificate * Good References Hello!I am a 24 years old brazilian woman, looking for a great and lovely family with energetic kids! I had worked as a nanny per one year, as an au pair per other year and also I had worked with children as a teacher at my church for six years. You can count on me to cook and also do some housework. I love kids and I am very activity, responsible, flexible, organized and dependable. I always do my best for the children. I like to read and tell stories to them, play board games, sing and dance with them. I know that can have a wonderful time with your family! =D Thati! P.S. Looking for new challenges in different areas.
Nicole - Seeking Work in Westport

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Hi - I am a great helper.Kids love me and I love them. I have more than three years of experience in babysitting. I babysit all ages. I am fun, energetic, responsible and intuitive. I am very organized and I can organize anything.I have a “can-do” attitude. Presently, I am an au pair for a family in Westport and I will be leaving the program soon, so I am looking for a full-time or part-time job, Live-in or live-out, in Fairfield County to raise money for college. I take care of two girls, second and fifth grade. I do EVERYTHING! Shop for food, prepare meals, set table, help them bathe, dress, do their hair, help with homework, drive to school, all activities, schedule and supervise playdates, and take care of the dog. I am from Brazil and am fluent in Portuguese and English. I am a great driver ( Connecticut driver license ). My hours are flexible and I am available some nights and weekends too. My resume is available upon request. Ready to start in Dec 14th, 2009. Thanks !!! Nicole.
Nina C. - Seeking Work in Westport

11.51 / hour

I am a graduate of High School looking for a Summer job before I head off to college in the Fall. I love kids, and have a lot of experience with them as a kindergarten intern, tutor, volunteer, regular babysitter, and child care volunteer and have been a camp counselor for 2 years. I have my own car and have very flexible hours and am enthusiastic and have a good deal of experience working with kids.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Westport, NY?

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 New York?
  • 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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