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Sarah M. - Seeking Work in Dix Hills

11.75 / hour

I have babysat my entire life from my neighbors to my cousins ages 1-13.
Samantha M. - Seeking Work in Dix Hills

11.12 / hour

I started as a mother's helper at the age of 13. Ever since then I have been a consistent babysitter. I have been a camp counselor for all ages. For the past four summers I have been a swim instructor, and also gave private swim lessons at people's houses.
Carmen F. - Seeking Work in Dix Hills

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a kind and warm person I love playing with the kids doing arts and crafts going outside with them reading books having fun. I been doing this for 10 year! I am also a mother of 2 kids 29 and 16 year old . Thank You
Melodia T. - Seeking Work in Dix Hills

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

My duties includes: Bathing/potty training Playing and interacting with kids Educational activities Prepare meals Light housekeeping/Laundry
Carmen F. - Seeking Work in Dix Hills

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Hi my name is Carmen and I have been a babysitting for about 12+ years and a full time nanny for 4 years.
Madison M. - Seeking Work in Dix Hills

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a ore school teacher for the past 4 years. I have worked with children since I was 15. I hold 4 different education degrees and currently going for my Masters online in special education.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Dix Hills, 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 Dix Hills’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 Dix Hills 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 Dix Hills?
  • 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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