Amherst, NY
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Cynthia M. - Seeking Work in Amherst

10.92 / hour
Full-time hours

I am and have been nannying for this family of 10. I nanny 5 out of the 10 children. I cook, clean, bathe, and do everything you can imagine. I love my job because they are absolutely amazing children, and they bring joy to my day. I always have a smile on my face throughout the day and i can thank the children for that.
Stacie F. - Seeking Work in Amherst

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

In addition to being a mother of two, I also have over 10 years experience fro babysitting and nanny positions. I have been a nanny for a family with twins and a child with disabilities. I was also a nanny for two girls that were cousins, ages 18 months and 3 years old. I am also a Certified Medical Assistant and am therefore trained in first aid and CPR certified.
Lindsay E. - Seeking Work in Amherst

10.40 / hour

I am a stay at home mom of three boys. I have been.caring for.children since I took the babysitting course when I was 12.
Sonica  E. - Seeking Work in Amherst

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked in a daycare facility and I missed those kids terribly . Just a wonderful experience .
Nina M. - Seeking Work in Amherst

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

Ive never been a nanny but since my children are grown up and on there own I believe this choice would be ideal for me'
Malaysia  B. - Seeking Work in Amherst

10.92 / hour

I've been babysitting since I was 13. I'm very good with kids. From infants to any other age
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Amherst, OH?

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 Amherst’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 Amherst 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 Ohio?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Amherst?
  • 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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