Scarborough, ME
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Isabella D. - Seeking Work in Scarborough

17.14 / hour

I have babysat children aging from 2 to 13. I have babysat multiple children at a time. I have also taught swim lessons to multiple children at a time. I have tutored for English and history and helped children with homework many times.
Courtney G. - Seeking Work in Scarborough

11.42 / hour

I have been a camp counselor for three out of the past four summers at both overnight and day camps in Vermont and Maine for ages 3-12. I was an assistant coach of a 14U girls volleyball travel team in my senior year of high school as well as a circus arts instructor for children in the local school district. I have been babysitting for six years for families with up to three children and for ages 2-11. I am also CPR certified.
Sonya M. - Seeking Work in Scarborough

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

i have 3 beautiful girls I raised alone and nannied for a family for 16 years. I cared for 2 lovely girl and took mine as well. I organized, clean,cooked,groceries,errands,managed house and took all 5 kids to all their sports.
Alice S. - Seeking Work in Scarborough

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
3 yrs of experience

Hello there! I am in my third year as a student at University of Maine studying child development. I have excellent references from Pre-k programs as well as the children's museum. I did long time care for a family put both children are fully grown now. I have a clean record and a safe vehicle. I am a big believer in reading and creative play. I would love to take your children to the beach and the pool, I'm a strong believer in spending time outside! I would love to email you my resume, background check/fingerprinting from the schools, and my references. I have open availability this whole summer.
Stacy C. - Seeking Work in Scarborough

14.28 / hour

I was the lead after school teacher at a child care center and was responsible for thirteen children. Also, I spent two summers being a full time nanny for a family with four (yes, four!) boys ages 5 and up. I was responsible for meal preparations, activity coordination, daily transportation, the overall well being of the children, household chores, etc.
Chandler B. - Seeking Work in Scarborough

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
3 yrs of experience

I absolutely love kids and am very reliable and responsible. I have early childhood education experience, I have experience working with children with autism as well as other special needs. I have a full time availability schedule.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Scarborough, 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 Scarborough’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 Scarborough 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 Scarborough?
  • 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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