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Angie T. - Seeking Work in Manhattan

17.14 / hour

I have been babysitting for 12+ years and working as a summer nanny for 4 years. I also have held a job in the child care field for 10 years, caring for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. I have created lesson plans for classes of 5-20 children and have created summer nanny activities that are fun, active, and educational.
Louise I. - Seeking Work in Manhattan

22.85 / hour

I am an Elementary Education/Learning Behavorial Disorder college student. I have babysat for many families and been a nanny for summers I was in college. I have also worked in a preschool classroom for three-four year old children
Brianna F. - Seeking Work in Manhattan

12.00 / hour
9 yrs of experience

I have worked at a day care previously, with different ages. I have been watching children for over the last 13 years. I have helped to watch/raise siblings and cousins of mine as well. I have experience with potty training, educating, meal prepping, household chores, etc. I have watched children with ADD, ADHD, peanut allergies and autism. I am fluent in English, but know basic Sign language and very basic Spanish. It is important to me that we be on the same page as far as what is expected from me and limitations I may have. I want us to have a great relationship as well as have a great relationship with the child(ren). Feel free to ask me any questions and as many questions as you want. I want you to feel 100% comfortable with me.
Josephine P. - Seeking Work in Manhattan

200.00 / hour
Full-time hours
6 yrs of experience

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