Athol, MA
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Athol, MA Nannies

Victoria G. - Seeking Work in Athol

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked for many families, who's children seemed to love me. I take my job very seriously. I try to stick to the childrens' normal routines as much as possibly. I have first aid training as well as been CPR certified. I am working on my re-certifications right now. I just love working with kids, they bring out a good feeling in everyone who is around them. I enjoy what I do very much so and I enjoy reading and playing educational games with the children that I care for.
Sarah M. - Seeking Work in Athol

12.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hi! My name is Sarah, I am currently a Home Schooled High school student at the age of 15, my birth date is August 9th, 2002. I am almost always available and I am experienced with kids and work with them very well! I'm good at following direction, so if there is anything specific I need to do just tell me! I can take care of about 2 kids at a time :) please contact me if you are interested, thank you!
Melanie C. - Seeking Work in Athol

11.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I grew up with 2 sisters a brother and a lot of cousins! I love working with kids especially boys, I have a strong outgoing personality and have great luck making anyone like me. I like to interact with children and play games with them. I’m also a good cook and like to clean as well.
Casey N. - Seeking Work in Athol

13.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

Hello! my name is Casey I'm 19 and have a strong passion to work with kids and lots of experience with children all ages! I live in athol MA, I graduated from goodrich academy in fitchburg,I have my own vehicle and don't mind driving, cooking, cleaning ect.
Kristen F. - Seeking Work in Athol

12.00 / hour
12 yrs of experience

Lisa d. - Seeking Work in Athol

20.00 / hour
23 yrs of experience

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