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Rachael L. - Seeking Work in Jamaica Plain

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have had a myriad of babysitting experience over the years. I was a part-time nanny for 3 years for twin boys beginning at age three. I spend many summers working at the XX with Scamper Camp ages 3-5. I have been babysitting for over 10 years for up to 4 children at a time.
Wildania P. - Seeking Work in Jamaica Plain

14.28 / hour

I took care of my 4 nephews for over 6 years , I been taking care of a little pretty girl since she was 2 months now she's 1 year and 3 months :) & I took care of 2 of my mom's friend kids
Samantha A. - Seeking Work in Jamaica Plain

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a early education teacher for almost 7 years, working with infants, school age but primarily a toddler teacher.
Dolly L. - Seeking Work in Jamaica Plain

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

My name is Dolly... I have experience with children worked in family Day Care license certified by Early Education, CPR Firt Aide among other courses... Thank you.
Yva S. - Seeking Work in Jamaica Plain

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I haven't worked in a daycare facility, although I am a mother to three wonderful children.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Jamaica Plain, 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 Jamaica Plain’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 Jamaica Plain 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 Jamaica Plain?
  • 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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