Spencer, MA
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Catrina  C. - Seeking Work in Spencer

11.99 / hour

I have babysat most summers since I was 16. I babysat for a family with four year old twins for two years. My recent summer has been babysitting for a family with two children where would would frequently do outdoor adventures and i would take them to their local beach for a days filled with swimming and fishing. During the school year I volunteer at St.Jude Children Research Hospital were I plan different activities with the inpatients and stay with the kids while parents are gone. This has given me a wide range of experience with all ages and also experience with watching sick children. i was a Brownie Scout Troop Assistant and love being and active with the children.
Jessica W. - Seeking Work in Spencer

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

i worked at a school in southborough mass caring for ages staring at 6 weeeks to 5 years old i was a floater during my pregnancy and iam a certified teacher aid
Maura B. - Seeking Work in Spencer

17.14 / hour

Provide a safe and fun environment for the children while managing their daily routines Working closely as a partner with their parents to help raise their children to be responsible, competent young men Partake in any and all domestic activities including cleaning, entertaining, teaching them manners and caring for them when they are sick or upset
Amanda K. - Seeking Work in Spencer

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have cared children of all ages. I also have cared for children with different disabilities.
Caelyn M. - Seeking Work in Spencer

22.85 / hour

I have been a nanny on and off for over 15 years. I have also earned my EEC for infant, toddler, and preschool aged children, I taught for about 3 years between nanny jobs. I can't imagine ever having a job that didn't involve caring for children.
Maura B. - Seeking Work in Spencer

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Raised my 5 year olf nephew. Developed passion for children and want to make a career out of it.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Spencer, NY?

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 Spencer’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 Spencer 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 New York?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Spencer?
  • 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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