Westbrook, ME
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Lanie H. - Seeking Work in Westbrook

12.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I am currently enrolled at the University of Maine at Orono. I am a Psychology major with a double minor in WGS and Childhood and Family Development. Our course work has included childhood psychology, family dynamics, and childcare. My availability is negotiable (as I have an internship which I need to attend 15 hours during the week).
Isabelle M. - Seeking Work in Westbrook

10.70 / hour
Full-time hours

Worked at xx for about 2 years, was a camp counsiler taking kids to pool, skating, golfing, etc. And was a coach as well. Then worked as a party hostess, for over a year and took care of birthday parties, helped with cleanup and was also a cashier. I also worked at a Med in the nutrition department. I have also done many babysitting jobs and took on taking care of a 4-year-old for his grandmother for the past two years. I'm an artist who took commercial art classes through while in highschool doing art shows and sales. I'm outgoing and energetic and love working in a fast paced environment. I've worked with all ages of kids and believe that childcare is my calling :)
Kristen P. - Seeking Work in Westbrook

10.10 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a previously preschool/infant teacher for the past 8 years. I am now a stay at home mom of 2 wonderful boys. Taking care of children has always been my passion I truly enjoy it and I treat every child as if there were my own! I am currently CPR and first aid certified. Just looking for that right family!
Amber B. - Seeking Work in Westbrook

11.40 / hour

I have babysat for many kids starting as an infant I have always been able to handle the respnsibilty of taking care of children and their home. I to have a child age 4.
Nadja B. - Seeking Work in Westbrook

10.30 / hour
Full-time hours

Stay at home nanny work for friend's children and babysitting children of friends and neighbors since I was 14.
Avery R. - Seeking Work in Westbrook

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

I am a former Adventure Therapy student at Unity College, I have been first aid/ADE/CPR/WFR certified and I love anything to do with the outdoors. I am caring, fun, responsible, and reliable.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Westbrook, CT?

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 Westbrook’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 Westbrook 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 Connecticut?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Westbrook?
  • 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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