Rutland, MA
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Dayna G. - Seeking Work in Rutland

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been around children of all ages for all of my life. My extended family is very close and I have babysat for cousins and family friends frequently. More recently, my mother has a daycare that is ran out of her home and I was very involved in the childcare with her. I watched the children in the event that she could not be there. Times such as when she has an appointment or emergency. She is licenced for 6 children right now and I have at times had all 6 on my own. The children are great and entertaining and having the opportunity to be with them was a joy.
Amy M. - Seeking Work in Rutland

14.28 / hour

I've worked with children for the past 30 years. I've worked in daycare settings, run before and after school programs, I have nannied for infant twins and toddlers. I have also worked with children of all ages. I have brought up my own 2 children as well. I have worked in the public school setting for the past 5 years.
Rhonda C. - Seeking Work in Rutland

11.44 / hour
Full-time hours

*Dressed,fed, drove to preschool drop off pick up, kept very safe environment for children. Taught preschool and infants to 2yr olds for two years after my Nanny experience.
Edris T. - Seeking Work in Rutland

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have baby-sat since I was in high school for all different ages of children. I am a 43yr old mom of an 8 year old daughter who us in second grade. . I have nieces and nephews that are from 1 yr old to 13 yrs old. I have first aid and cpr certification, and would like to take early childhood education classes in the spring. I have a 3 year old daughter who attends preschool in Worcester two days a week from 9am to 1pm.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Rutland, 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 Rutland’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 Rutland 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 Rutland?
  • 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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