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Sarah D. - Seeking Work in Chester

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I started taking Childcare courses in highschool after many years of babysitting and decided to make that my career path. Through various credit and non credit courses I am a certified senior staff infant & toddler and school age care provider. I also have trainings in other areas such as SIDS, Autism, Transitions and Arts and Crafts. I am also up to date on my CPR & First Aide trainings and am licensed to administer medications in the state of Maryland. I have experience with children with various allergies as well as learning disabilities and feel completely comfortable with all types of children.
Karla M. - Seeking Work in Chester

14.28 / hour

I came here first to be part of the aupair program, which gave me more than 2 years of experience with child care, as I helped with some light tidings and laundry as well.
Julia C. - Seeking Work in Chester

11.42 / hour

I absolutely love children. I want to become an elementary school teacher, so any chance I get to help kids I take! I have babysat a lot in the past and have never had any bad experiences.
Sheila D. - Seeking Work in Chester

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked with kids for 19 yesrs
Sarah W. - Seeking Work in Chester

11.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I used to always babysit for my cousins and i love kids and i know how to change to a diaper.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Chester, NJ?

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 Chester’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 Chester 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 Jersey?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Chester?
  • 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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