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Kimberly M. - Seeking Work in Essex

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been in the childcare industry for 20+ years.I started as a live in nanny at a very young age for 2 wonderful girls ages 7 and 9. From there I did childcare in my home for infants through 12- This consisted of before and after care for school age children and daily care for under 5. I ventured in to a nanny position again for a live out position for a toddler and 5 year old. After this I worked for the public school system for 9 years while obtaining my AA degree in ECE(duties included: personal assistant to a child with Asperger's, teachers aide, cafeteria aide, and curriculum organizer. I moved on to working with large groups of children educating them on the history of the ships that are docked in Baltimore. I also wrote the programming and educational curriculum for these groups of up to 100 children. I decided to continue in the non profit world and work where I helped adults with disabilities live and maintain viable lives within our community. Currently and for the past 7 years I have been in the childcare industry. I have taught ages 6 weeks through school age as well as directed and ran a childcare center for 3 of those years. I care for my own children some of which are grown now. In reference to babysitting- I have cared for children since I was old enough to do so.
Gloria M. - Seeking Work in Essex

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Over 10 years experience. I use to have a homeday, childcare center for children ages infant to schoolage. I also worked in military facility for children ages infant to five year old. I also have Early Child Development training from college. I have School age training from college and afterschool training from college. I have trained children with disablities in a public school.
Wendy C. - Seeking Work in Essex

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I raised to sons whom one is 17 and the other is 22. I have babysat for family members in the past and also for friends.
Emily F. - Seeking Work in Essex

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting for family and friends since I was 13 years old. I have certificates from CareCourses for childcare and I have prior experience as a nanny but am currently working in a law office.
Amiee C. - Seeking Work in Essex

14.28 / hour

I have been a babysitter for years. I am also from a pretty big family. I am the oldest of five. I also have one neice and one Godson.
India M. - Seeking Work in Essex

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I am india a mother of 3 beautiful children who are now 5, 3, & 5 months old i have grown up in a big family with lots of babies & kids always running around so I'm very use too all the tasks, attention & commitments it takes to help raising a child. I love being around children in general because they are our future & helping a child progress into a law abiding citizen one day is going to help our society & the child themselves! Keeping in mind they are children & age Appropriate tasks & rules are too be used with each individual child & the fact that we all make mistakes but also them knowing someone is always there for them gives me happiness knowing they know they can trust me & love me as much as I love them I'm trying too find a family that knowing I'm a mom too can allow me too have my children with me as well as I help your child grow with you too! Thank you
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Essex, 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 Essex’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 Essex 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 Essex?
  • 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?