Nantucket, MA
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Courtney R. - Seeking Work in Nantucket

22.85 / hour

Experienced babysitter looking for a position from July 6 to August 1. I am a rising sophomore at the University of Southern California, studying Pre-Medicine. I absolutely adore children and have come to Nantucket every summer since I was born (my family is from Baltimore, MD). I will not be here for June because I will be in Thailand working at a hospital doing rotations in Pediatrics. I have a home on Nantucket but can either be live-in or live-out depending on your preference! I love the beach, soccer, swimming (pool and ocean), cheerleading, lacrosse, and arts and crafts. I am currently finishing my certification to become an EMT, and will have it by this summer. Needless to say I am CPR and First Aid Certified. I know the island well and have been babysitting many families on island for 6 years now. I look forward to meeting your family and cant wait to hear from you!
Grace  O. - Seeking Work in Nantucket

16.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

I started babysitting when I was 13 years old and have continued since. Last summer I was a nanny for a 7 and 8-year-old and I would also babysit for a 9 years old and 2 year old whenever I got the chance, usually on my time off. Currently I regularly babysit for a family in my neighborhood with a 4 year old daughter. The youngest I babysat for was a 7 month year old so I am comfortable with young children. Aside from this I am 18 years old and from Albany New York. I am finishing up my senior year and will be starting college in the fall. In my free time I do volunteer work which involves teaching children tennis lessons and I work as a lifeguard as well as teach swim lessons to beginner swimmers. My hours are flexible and I don't mind early mornings or late nights.
Jessica T. - Seeking Work in Nantucket

22.85 / hour

My name is Jessica, I am 28 years old. I love to be around children and have always gravitated towards working with children. I find working with children to be extremely rewarding and fun. I am currently a high school teacher, but have had experience teaching kindergarten to fifth grade.
Lauren Z. - Seeking Work in Nantucket

12.32 / hour

I have worked with a few families for an extend period of time. I'm CPR certified and love children. i'm responsible, outgoing and reliable. contact for further references.
Beverley V. - Seeking Work in Nantucket

14.28 / hour

I have been kindergarten teacher for several years also as a nanny to both young babies and older children in the us.I'm a mother of five children now grown and four grandchildren
Sharon T. - Seeking Work in Nantucket

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

I am a trained Home Health Aide..I am presenting working with seniors but I have experienced working with kids.I am available mostly in the afternoon .
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Nantucket, 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 Nantucket’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 Nantucket 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 Nantucket?
  • 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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