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Joan S. - Seeking Work in Brockton

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

My current position will be ending! 2016-2017 worked for a family with three children, 6yr old girl and a set of twins (girl & a boy) 12 Yrs old with special needs! Just about all my jobs has included pets! Prior to this I worked for several years caring for two children 4-12yo. In 2012-14 I worked for a dad who is parenting his six children alone. Their ages were 4yo - 17yo. I was his "Mary Poppins"! I grocery shopped, planned and prepared dinners, snacks and household needs. I picked them up from daycare, after school programs, school and brought them to doctor appointments.,etc. I brought them to numerous sporting activities and cheered them on earnestly! In the summer I brought them swimming and other fun activities and sometimes to my house for dinner, activities,etc. In the most recent positions I also helped care for the family's pets(dogs and cats) feeding, walking and picking them up from their respective day care! I also bring 20 years of clinical experience into my position!
Sara  T. - Seeking Work in Brockton

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have cared for families with children of all ages, ranging from infants to teenagers. I am comfortable with the complete responsibility to care for the children in every way and enjoy engaging in activities that contribute to their growth and development. I have also previously worked at a day care, as a teachers assistant with ages ranging from 3 months to 5 years old.
Kayla S. - Seeking Work in Brockton

17.14 / hour

I have always loved caring for children and growing up was always referred to as the "motherly type." I have babysat my sister and several family friends' children since my preteen years. I babysat for family friends and other local families throughout my teen years. In 2010, I worked as a nanny for 3 and 5-year-old girls. From September 2012 until December 2014 I worked with twin girls (aged 4 when I moved away). I have also worked in two large family day cares both of which implemented a preschool curriculum. Most recently I worked full time for a family with a 4-year-old girl and 2-year-old boy. My duties included basic child care (feeding, playing, changing, bathing, etc.), planning fun/educational projects and activities, and driving the children to school and various activities in and around Boston.
Ashley C. - Seeking Work in Brockton

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have over ten (10) years of experience in Childcare. In my previous position as the Childcare Director, I spent most of my time putting together curriculum for the children to use during camps, projects, talent shows, sports and exercises and building confidence within themselves. I spent time as well during the day teaching youths how to swim. I spent time after work going to a families home getting the children ready for bed, meals prepared and showers taken before the parents returned.
Ashley S. - Seeking Work in Brockton

14.28 / hour

Since I was the age of 12(I'm 21 now) I've been babysitting children of all ages. Started with my cousin then worked its way to my parents friends children. Now it's families I find on my own. I'm currently working in retail until I go back to school in the fall. I've taken care of children as young as two weeks old. I usually have a minimum of two children to watch at a time.
Jennifer C. - Seeking Work in Brockton

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat since I was twelve years old. When my godson was two I was his live-in nanny, while also working full time at a day care setting. I have worked in day care for 3 years and have plenty of professional and personal references to show my experience
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Brockton, 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 Brockton’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 Brockton 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 Brockton?
  • 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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