Winsted, CT
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Marsha L. - Seeking Work in Winsted

22.85 / hour

I started caring for my friends' children in between the births of my first and second child. It's been more than twenty-five years now, and I still get my jobs by word-of-mouth based on my reputation. I prefer to stay with a family as their live-out caregiver and start with newborns; I continue until or after the children are in school. The Mom of the families I'm with at present are teachers, so I'm looking for a summer position.
Stephanie L. - Seeking Work in Winsted

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting since I was 13 years old and started nannying off and on while I was in college and after I graduated. My parents have been doing foster care and I have helped out with diffrent children with behavioral issues. I have been nannying in CT for the last 8 years as a full time job.
Stephanie L. - Seeking Work in Winsted

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny for the past 10 years and have worked with 3 families in CT on a full time basis and also some side babysitting jobs
Seleena L. - Seeking Work in Winsted

14.28 / hour

I have babysat kids of all ages families as small as 1 child to as large as 4 children.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Winsted, 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 Winsted’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 Winsted 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 Winsted?
  • 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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