Merrimac, MA
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Maegan F. - Seeking Work in Merrimac

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked with great children and families throughout the years, some with both part-time and full-time positions. I have experience with newborns to age 15+. I have experience with diapers, feedings, naps, giving medication to helping with homework, coordinating play dates, drop off's and picks ups, planning fun beach days, artistic activities, cooking, baking, helping parents and families with household chores, errands, cleaning, laundry, bring children to appointments, sleep overs while parents are on business trips and much more!
Brittany K. - Seeking Work in Merrimac

22.85 / hour

I have had many babysitting jobs growing up. As an adult I work in an elementary school. I also provide in home services to parents with special needs children.
Jeannine A. - Seeking Work in Merrimac

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a fun-loving well rounded nanny. My idea of child care is to bring learning at every developmental stage through play and fun. I was a toddler teacher for 3 years and an infant teacher for 18 months. I have raised 3 successful wonderful children who are now adults. I have taken care of friends and family's children since I was 12. I have been a professional nanny for 8 years now. I also have a lot of experience working with twins.
Samantha  H. - Seeking Work in Merrimac

17.14 / hour

I have always liked working with children. I have watched two kids from my neighborhood before and had a blast. I have watched other children in past couple years as well.
Kathy M. - Seeking Work in Merrimac

12.21 / hour

I have worked for three school systems over the past 15 years. I have worked with pre-school to sixth grade children both specials needs and regular education children.
Faith H. - Seeking Work in Merrimac

11.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

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