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Megan C. - Seeking Work in Hopkinton

20.00 / hour

I have been fortunate enough to find some of the most amazing families over the past 15 years of being a professional Nanny. I have worked with children that have special need ranging from minor to severe. I also have worked with typical children and was at one point a preschool teacher. I am first aide and cpr certified. I look forward to hearing from you.
Cat C. - Seeking Work in Hopkinton

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

I am CPR and First Aid certified, and I have experience working with children with special needs. I've worked with infants, toddlers, elementary ages, and preteen ages.
Fluent in English and I know some Spanish and Mandarin.
I worked as a Teacher in a preschool/after school program for a year in 2017, where I taught and nurtured 30 5-12 year olds from 2pm to 6pm Monday-Friday. I also worked in toddler infant rooms as support that year from 7am to 2pm Monday-Friday.
I'm graduating from a year of service with non-profit Americorps foundation City Year June of 2018. I worked in a 3rd grade classroom at a title one school where over 63 languages were spoken and 95% of children qualified for free or reduced lunch.
I have lots of experience tutoring with homework and counseling. I'm used to working 12+ hours a day. I'm experienced with children who need specialized care and children who have been through trauma.
I'm artistic, creative, and I love to do projects outdoors with the kids. I'm good at listening to instruction and directions. I keep a clean house and can meal prep.
I'm available after June 15th 2018.
Carlie H. - Seeking Work in Hopkinton

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked in a daycare. Once I left the daycare, I cared for a family that I met through the facility. I watched her two boys for about 4 years. I currently nanny for a family that has a 1.5 year old and a 6 year old. I have been with them for over a year! I do light housework including dishes, children's laundry, tidying up play areas and children's rooms. I prepare meals and bathe the children as well. I am lucky enough to be able to drive the children to play groups, the park, library and any errands the family needs.
Diane D. - Seeking Work in Hopkinton

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Have worked in Daycare School and family settings with infants, toddlers and preschool aged children
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Hopkinton, RI?

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 Hopkinton’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 Hopkinton 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 Rhode Island?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Hopkinton?
  • 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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