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Jennifer D. - Seeking Work in Fitchburg

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have over 20 years experience caring for children. I have done babysitting, I was a nanny off and on for a family nearby and I helped my mother with foster children since I was 12.
Sarah C. - Seeking Work in Fitchburg

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I started babysitting when I was 12. I worked part time babysitting for 5 families. I've also worked at a camp, tutored third grade, and I was a preschool teacher for three years xx. The age range with the children at the daycare was 15 months to 5 and I was a float teacher for 2 years where I worked with all the ages in 6 integrated classrooms. I went on to working in one classroom as a toddler teacher for a year. I have been working as a Nanny for the past two years. One family had 3 children with special needs (autism, cerebral palsy, and ADHD.) ages 7, 9, and 10. The other family had 3 children 3 months, 18 months, and 3.
Tiana L. - Seeking Work in Fitchburg

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

When I was 10 years old I took a babysitters course at my Elementary School and that's what I realized I loved working with children. I always had a babysitting job growing up. Since I have been in college I have worked as a nanny. I am two classes away from having my associates Degree in Early Childhood and I am currently teacher certified.
Lindsay R. - Seeking Work in Fitchburg

11.99 / hour

I have been working in a daycare center for the past 7 years and am in the process of getting my Directors License in hopes to run a center one day.
Tiffany P. - Seeking Work in Fitchburg

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

I come from a very large family so I was raised with knowing how to care for children my entire life. One of my cousins has spina bifida and is wheel chair bound and I have taken care of her many, many times. I also have lived with a family of 4, single Mom who's husband passed away in Iraq to assist her with her 3 children as well as had numerous babysitting positions with different families throughout the years when needed. I previously worked at 2 different after school programs, one in Brooklyn and another in Manhattan with children ranging from five years of age to 12 years of age. Being a part of those programs I also have experience in homework help with grades K-6th. I also have worked for summer programs, one being a stay away camp and another that was a daily program in which included educational activities as well as trips to local parks, museums where we'd take the subway as a program, and extra-curricular like sports and art & crafts. This past November I graduated from college abroad in Sydney, Australia, previous to college I worked for the NYPD and have most recently moved to Massachusetts. I have had classes in CPR as well as had background checks done in which I have been cleared to work children, if necessary I am willing to retake CPR and first aid classes. I do not drive, but am willing to transport via public transportation.
Latischa L. - Seeking Work in Fitchburg

11.00 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

I have a ton of experience with many different families who come from many different ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds. I am really well rounded when it comes to understanding different parenting styles. I'm still in college so I bring a lot of youth and energy to many children and their families. I've dealt with families who's children have 1 or more disabilities. My availability is really open right now as I have not picked classes for the upcoming school year. Please let me know what availability you are looking for. I am also fluent in Spanish and English and a clean driving record. Hope to hear from you soon :)
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Fitchburg, 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 Fitchburg’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 Fitchburg 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 Fitchburg?
  • 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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