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Shirley A. - Seeking Work in Windsor Locks

11.42 / hour

My past childcare experience has been in child care and a nanny. I worked in day care from 1996-2002. I was a nanny for 2 girls from 2002-2008. I also, was a mother's helper/nanny. Where I felt I became apart of the family. I would, run errands, cook, laundry, care for pet, light house keeping,commuted the children to and from activities. And made sure the children were all set with being fed and ready for bed.
Meilani J. - Seeking Work in Windsor Locks

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I am apart of a huge family and am the oldest, so I have had a lot of experience caring for my siblings growing up. I have also cared for other family members and neighbors. I have experience caring for multiple children at a time and would love to bring creativity and fun to the household!
Brandy L. - Seeking Work in Windsor Locks

11.00 / hour

Teacher for ten plus years Utilize Developmentally appropriate curriculum on daily basis along with creating fun and engaging Activities for the child to grow and learn from Hard worker on time reliable
Samantha C. - Seeking Work in Windsor Locks

11.11 / hour

I have three beautiful children and 3 nephew's whom have been under my care. I love crafting, playing, being silly.
Ashlie D. - Seeking Work in Windsor Locks

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I am a 25 year old who is currently working at an educational daycare as a head teacher to 3-4 year olds. I have a double major from Southern Connecticut State University in education and English. I am CPR/First Aide certified and I am certified to give emergency medicine. I have been babysitting since I was 13 years old. I have babysit children aging from 6 months to 10 years old. I also am well experienced in watching more than one child at a time. When I babysit I usually spend time outside, in a playroom, and reading books. I have no problem preparing meals, completing bedtime routines, or cleaning up the house while babysitting.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Windsor Locks, 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 Windsor Locks’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 Windsor Locks 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 Windsor Locks?
  • 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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