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Alisha G. - Seeking Work in Gardner

22.85 / hour

I have worked in both a childcare facility, and as a nanny/babysitter in family's homes. I have experience with all ages, but the most experience I have is with infant to 8 years. I am also a mother of a 15 month old boy.
Courtney R. - Seeking Work in Gardner

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a nanny for a 2 year old and infant for a year and took my son who was 18 months at the time to work with me.
Cassie L. - Seeking Work in Gardner

7.83 / hour

I have babysat/nannied children of all ages! I have watched up to four kids at once. I have cooked, cleaned, cared for, played, watched, etc while babysitting. I am very reliable and hard working!
Michelle J. - Seeking Work in Gardner

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
24 yrs of experience

Amy A. - Seeking Work in Gardner

22.85 / hour

Started out working in a nursery at a gym, with children ranging in age from newborn to 12 years old. I helped in the baby area often, and did other older kid activities. I ran some summer camps, taught swim lessons, and babysat fir several families from the gym part-time. I ended up moving to Arizona with one of the families from the gym that I babysat for, and was a live-in nanny. After that I moved back to Kansas and was a live-in nanny for a family with the kids. The kids were 8, 4, and newborn when I started. I worked for them for two years until they moved away and decided not to have a nanny anymore. I've worked part-time for some other families since then, but I'm looking for a more permanent full-time position.
Allyson G. - Seeking Work in Gardner

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

My Childcare experience is included to babysitting my 2 nephews from birth to present, I have had to make sure that my 7 year old nephew is up and ready to get on the bus, also watch my 2 year old nephew and make sure to keep him occupied, I also watched my two cousins during the summer, I had to take them to the pool and cook there lunch and keep them occupied while there parents where at work. Lastly I had to watch another cousin every Tuesday while his parent was doing other activities around the house or if she had to go out, he has a disability so I had to know what food he can and cant have I also learned about his medication!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Gardner, MA?

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 Gardner’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 Gardner 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 Massachusetts?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Gardner?
  • 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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