Wilbraham, MA
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Courtney L. - Seeking Work in Wilbraham

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Over the past few years I have done many different types of childcare experience. In the summer of 2013 I was a live in nanny for a private family in CT. I worked with their two children, then aged 6 and 9, brought them to camps and to and from activities. I also traveled with the family. In May/June of 2014 I was a nanny for a three year old boy. I was a filler nanny as the family was waiting for their au pair to arrive. I was responsibly for drop off and pick up from day care. Getting him fed, bathed, and ready for bed. As well as multiple overnights. In the summer of 2014, I was a camp counselor for an all girls camp in CT. I was the dance counselor, but was also living in a cabin with a group of girls. Currently I am the after school babysitter for a family with two children, who are ages seven and ten.
Danielle D. - Seeking Work in Wilbraham

14.28 / hour

I have experience teaching and caring for pre-K though 6th graders as a substitute teacher. I have worked numerous soccer camps as a supervising coach for children ages 4 to 15. My favorite job has been baby sitting for my nephew, as he as grown up for the past three years.
Maureen A. - Seeking Work in Wilbraham

16.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Meaghan B. - Seeking Work in Wilbraham

22.85 / hour

I have experience working with children of all ages and all needs. I graduated with a degree in Early Childhood Education from Westfield State and taught kindergarten for three years.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Wilbraham, 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 Wilbraham’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 Wilbraham 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 Wilbraham?
  • 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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