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Ariana D. - Seeking Work in Windham

14.28 / hour

Nanny for 2 boys, cooking cleaning driving them to practice
Samantha D. - Seeking Work in Windham

10.10 / hour

I worked at a daycare in a gym for the past year and a half and babysat almost of the kids outside of the gym.
Amanda F. - Seeking Work in Windham

15.00 / hour
9 yrs of experience

Hi, I'm Amanda i love working with kids and teaching them new things, I love adventures, and sharing happiness with others. I promise I will be the perfect match for you.
Amanda  F. - Seeking Work in Windham

10.90 / hour

I've been babysitting for a long time now sense I was 8. I'm very experienced.
Kayla R. - Seeking Work in Windham

14.28 / hour

I have worked in a daycare setting for 5 years and am working on my nursing degree to become a pediatric RN
Shay H. - Seeking Work in Windham

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

I have experience watching children ages 0-8, having been a regular babysitter for one family for two years (2016-present) and when living at home I live with a family who has a 6 year old. I have lived with them since she was 1, and have a lot of experience spending extended periods of time caring for her. I was a summer camp counselor in 2014 where I was one of many counselors who cared for 6-8 year old children for 8 weeks straight, 24/7. I have many cousins who are older than me, and I spent all of my breaks from college babysitting their various children ages 0-4.
I have a BA in theatrical design and production, but would like to go into theatrical education eventually. I have enjoyed caring for children my whole life, and feel that I am a capable and fun nanny/babysitter.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Windham, NY?

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 Windham’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 Windham 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 New York?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Windham?
  • 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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