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Elizabeth R. - Seeking Work in West New York

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Hi, I have worked as a nanny for more than 10 years, and have also done a lot of weekend babysitting. I`m from Brazil and have lived in the U.S. for 10 years. I worked as an Au Pair for one family in from Jan 2004-Jan 2006. Then I moved to NJ and worked for one family for 2.5 years as a live-in nanny, caring for a 5 year old girl who had ADHD. She was the only child, and the mother was single. Then, I worked for another family for 4 years, also as a live-in nanny, caring for a 10 and a 15 years old. I also did full-housekeeping, grocery shopping, laundry, and dinner in my last position, while the children were at school. In the previous positions, I did light housekeeping and cooked for the children. While working in the last position, I worked on the weekends for other families helping them with their toddlers, babies, and young school age children. I am a strong swimmer, I speak Portuguese (first language, and Englsih (second language), and I have great abilities of teaching the children Portuguese, and English. As an au Pair, I taught the children Portuguese. I also Drive, have a NJ driver`s license, have a car, and a clean driving record. Activities I enjoy doing with the children: I enjoy playing with them outside in the backyard, taking them to playdates, to playgrounds, to Libraries, to Barns & Noble, to Children`s Museums, to have Ice-cream, etc. I also enjoying doing arts and crafts with them, painting, finger painting, reading books, playing games, puzzles, singing, cooking, baking, etc.
Gloria R. - Seeking Work in West New York

9.11 / hour
Full-time hours

Wonderful experiences of them all I'm still in touch with my first baby sitting job which was a 2 yr. old when I was 14. Two years later his mother had another little boy which I also babysat. Know there both married with children we speak all the time it's beautiful. I love taking care of children it's a joy.
Karla  P. - Seeking Work in West New York

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have experience in caring for children of all ages and stages always e treated with love respect and affection always try to help them with their homework, play with them, take them to their activities such as soccer, swimming, Ballet anyone that is your lesson after school or simply take them to the Park, cinema or simply read them a story before bedtime.
Bianca E. - Seeking Work in West New York

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

over the years I have assisted in raising many of my little cousins. providing care from infancy into childhood. also as a teenager I made money by babysitting the younger kids in the neighborhood. for parents that were extremely busy I provided after school care assisting the kids with their home work and cooking dinner.
Abby M. - Seeking Work in West New York

17.14 / hour

Honestly my experience is all from babysitting my two nephews, now 7 and 12 and my cousin who is now 16, from when they were born. I have patience for children, I love them and I always receive interest from them as well.
Althea S. - Seeking Work in West New York

22.85 / hour

I have 10years experience caring for newborn,infants and toddlers...I am experienced in arranging playdates,park play,doctors visits,putting on a schedule,naps,baths,feeding,preparing meals and fun time entertainment along with quite time reading.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in West New York, NJ?

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