Salem, MA
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Dale B. - Seeking Work in Salem

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I grew up in a great town with my mother, father and younger brother. I was the oldest and felt responsible for watching over my 31/2 year younger brother who I adored. I started my babysitting skills early! My parents were both successful in their own right and instilled a good work ethic in us kids. There was lots of laughter, fun games and people around us all the time. We also loved sports as a family often waterskiing, swimming, clamming, skiing, playing football and going to the beach together. I honestly had a wonderful childhood!
Suziene P. - Seeking Work in Salem

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been in this field for 12 years. As a nanny, early intervention and as a volunteer lead teacher at the church that I go to. I am also CPR and EEC certified. As I been worked with kids for 9 years , 4 years as a volunteer work for church and also took one year of psychology childhood in high school; more and more I learn that kids do learn by repetition and patience and more than anything by your example. So that's what I try to bring for my job: my experience and the respect that I have for all the families that I work for.
Heidi H. - Seeking Work in Salem

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I started babysitting when I was 12 years old and have done so ever since. I have experience with children from newborns to age 16. I have experience with multiples and with children with special needs/disabilities. I am CPR/first aid certified, have a clean driving record, and will be a CNA by fall 2015. I have a lot of references of past childcare jobs, please let me know if you'd like me to send those to you.
Christine I  G. - Seeking Work in Salem

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

Christina D. - Seeking Work in Salem

17.14 / hour

For the past 3 years I have worked with a wonderful family with children ages 4-9. I had daily tasks that included, but not limited to: grocery shopping, kids laundry, bringing the children to school and pick up as well, also bringing them to after school activities. I would also do some light housekeeping and prepare all of the children's meals. The only reason that I was let go from this family was because of my unavailability to do over nights, due to my new son that was born 2 months ago. Before I began working with this family I was an assistant manager for a retail company. Which I was responsible for organizing and keeping many of my employees in task. I also have a hairdressing license. I was a hairstylist for 6 years. The only reason for leaving these past 2 jobs is because I enjoy taking care of children more than anything else. Also for the past 15 years I have also had the pleasure of helping my grandmother with her at home daycare.
Ashley  J. - Seeking Work in Salem

12.21 / hour
Full-time hours

I have always been good with kids, I used to watch my younger brother as we were growing up along with my younger cousins and the neighborhood kids from time to time. When I was younger I also would babysitter the younger siblings of families that played sports with myself or my younger brother. I also have been the sitter for friends that have children seeing how I am now a mother and have a son of my own. He is 8 now and I have watched kids with him ever since he was born.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Salem, IN?

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 Salem’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 Salem 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 Indiana?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Salem?
  • 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?