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Samantha  S. - Seeking Work in Westport

11.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

Hi! My name is Sammy, I’m 18 years old I’m currently a student at Curry College for special ed. I am very patient and outgoing I love being outside and doing activities I have many years of experience and I’ve grown up taking care of my 12 year old sister. I have a reliable car and am able to drive wherever! I have a very flexible schedule and am able to work on call. I look forward to hearing back!!
Cynthia C. - Seeking Work in Westport

12.43 / hour

I am currently a Paraprofesssional and certifitied substitue teacher for many school districts. Cori and BCI checks are available upon request, along with references. I started working with children when I was fourteen, at that time I solely cared for two boys ages 1 and 3 from 5:30 am to 5:30 pm. In my twenties I was a responsible activities director and caregiver for thirteen children, all related. I drove a school bus for many years. I studied child development throughout my 8 years of college and graduated with a Bachelor in Education at the University of Mass.
Carlene V. - Seeking Work in Westport

14.28 / hour

I am a retired teacher with many years of childcare experience in and out of the classroom. I was an infant-care provider for 16 years. I worked with special needs children for 6 years in a private school setting. Most recently I have nannied for a family of 3 ( ages 5,20 months, 7 months); tutored several elementary school age children and babysit for two young boys aged 3, and 5.
April  C. - Seeking Work in Westport

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been working with kids since I was 16. I have baby sat many kids, I worked in the nursey at my church and also was a preschool teacher. I love kids
April C. - Seeking Work in Westport

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysit for many families..
Carlene V. - Seeking Work in Westport

18.00 / hour
14 yrs of experience

As a mature caregiver, I bring many years of experience, dependability, and good judgement to any position. For the past ten years I have nannied for several families. Even for a set of twins that I have been with since birth and are moving to CT soon. For fifteen years prior to that, I was an infant caregiver for Catholic Social Services. Frequently I substitute at our local primary school, so I have a background check on file in my district. I am also CPR certified.

At your convenience, I am available to chat with you about my experience, qualifications and to provide references I look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you,
Carlene Ventura
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Westport, 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 Westport’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 Westport 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 Westport?
  • 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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