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Jacquelyn L. - Seeking Work in Freeport

22.85 / hour

I have babysat for numerous families, of various ages and sizes, throughout high school and college. I have experience caring for children with ages ranging from birth to ten years of age, including infants and toddlers, and have worked for families of various sizes, with up to four children in one family. I have babysat on a consistent weekly basis, as well as on a daily basis throughout a whole summer. I volunteered as a Sunday School teacher at my church for five years in which I held a position with high responsibility working with children ages three to six years.
Shelly S. - Seeking Work in Freeport

8.82 / hour
Full-time hours

Raising and working with children since 1971 although not professionally
Cashanda H. - Seeking Work in Freeport

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

I am 19 years old, I have babysat children since I was 14, I am also going to school for early childhood education. My availability is flexible
Shayna O. - Seeking Work in Freeport

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I love kids grew up baby sitting my siblings and kids around the house !
Adriana M. - Seeking Work in Freeport

10.00 / hour
8 yrs of experience

I like kids and I like that they learn
Marvette B. - Seeking Work in Freeport

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Freeport, 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 Freeport’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 Freeport 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 Freeport?
  • 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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