Buxton, ME
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Katelyn G. - Seeking Work in Buxton

11.10 / hour
Full-time hours

I got raised by my father cause my mom and dad got divorced , I got put in foster care when I was 16 cause my dad drank a lot and my moms past.
Tammy T. - Seeking Work in Buxton

14.28 / hour

I reside in Buxton with my husband and 3 older children 14,17 & 21.I have been in childcare for well over 19 years.I adore children of all ages.It's always been a huge passion in my life that I've always enjoyed. I currently work in a large center in Westbrook and have been there for 4 great year's yet I'm ready for a change and thinking a smaller setting would be perfect.I would love to give a child(ren) the one on one they deserve. I'm a very fun,honest,loving caring and outgoing person who loves to explore and go on adventures! I love spending time with my family,the beach,camping,working out,hiking and just enjoying life with the ones I love.
Kaylee L. - Seeking Work in Buxton

10.10 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat for my nieces and nephews for as long as I can remember, I currently work at a daycare as an infant/toddler teacher I've been working there for about a year. I nannied for other family's in the past and I've always loved it! I'm cpr and first aid certified.
Holly T. - Seeking Work in Buxton

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Buxton, 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 Buxton’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 Buxton 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 Buxton?
  • 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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