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Sarah P. - Seeking Work in Stratford

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting since I was young starting out with younger cousins and neighbors. In seventh grade I started to baby sit for families in my neighborhood whether it was for a date night or walking their kid to school and home from school. I have also been a nanny for two girls, 5 and 7, for a year now. I have also worked in two day cares, mainly in the infant and toddler rooms, but had experience in all of the rooms up to kindergarten. I was a co-lead teacher at the one day care in the infant room, and I have experience with potty training.
Shannon T. - Seeking Work in Stratford

9.11 / hour

Nannied for family friends, from new born to mid-teens
Dachell A. - Seeking Work in Stratford

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

Hello my name is Dachell, I am looking to leverage my skills and background to make a positive impact on your children’s lives. With an impressive background in providing outstanding care to children from infancy through kindergarten—coupled with my resourcefulness, kindness, and caring demeanor—I am confident that I can provide excellent childcare and overall household support in this role.
With more than 2 years of experience in various intensive childcare positions, I possess expertise in nurturing, guiding, teaching, disciplining, and providing loving care to children of all ages. I excel at remaining calm and composed in challenging situations while demonstrating superb active listening, organization, and communication talents. Additionally, I have complementary experience providing overarching support with various household responsibilities, including cooking, cleaning, errand-running, and transportation.
My skills in childcare provision, along with my positive attitude and friendly nature, position me to excel in this role. I am eager to accept a new opportunity and make a positive difference in your children’s lives. The chance to offer more insight into my qualifications would be most welcome.
Thank you for your consideration; I look forward to speaking with you soon.
Dachell Atkinson
Alyssa H. - Seeking Work in Stratford

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

im very fun outgoing person love to be around kids to play and have great time with them. I, myself a mother of a 4 year old little girl has alot of experience with kids from my own to nieces, nephews, cousins. so i have had a fair share of all ages from newborns to toddlers. so i must say i enjoy watching and helping out with kids .
Raquel M. - Seeking Work in Stratford

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

Destiny A. - Seeking Work in Stratford

13.00 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

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