Biddeford, ME
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Sara S. - Seeking Work in Biddeford

10.20 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting since I was 11 years old. I have baby say from infants to 8 years old. I completed a course to be CPR certified.
Patience R. - Seeking Work in Biddeford

10.00 / hour
2 yrs of experience

I am working on getting my bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and currently work at the on campus day care. In my senior year of high school I was in an Early Childhood Education class and we had a laboratory classroom where I helped teach and planned and taught lesson plans for 17 four year olds.
Jessica D. - Seeking Work in Biddeford

11.00 / hour

my past childcare experiences have usually been at a daycare and i didn't really agree with how they ran it favoring children whos parents they were friends with and not others i thought all of the children should be treated the same
Samantha E. - Seeking Work in Biddeford

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I started off doing my senior project at a daycare and then getting employed. I have been a nanny for 5 years now. I have worked with a couple of different families throughout the years. I have worked with children from the age of 4 months to 9 years.
Maile H. - Seeking Work in Biddeford

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

i have watch my sister kids, My friends kids. My naber kids.
Debra D. - Seeking Work in Biddeford

11.42 / hour

Have been a nanny for 17 years with excellent background checks CPR and First Aid qualified have excellent references I love being a nanny.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Biddeford, ME?

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 Biddeford’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 Biddeford 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 Maine?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Biddeford?
  • 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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