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Mayra L. - Seeking Work in East Islip

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Change dippers, bottle feeding, spoon feeding, play with them, take them for a walk, library, parks, drive them to activities and sports.
Brandie R. - Seeking Work in East Islip

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

i have worked with children for over 5 years. i have done part time sitting for date nights up to 50 hours a week as a full time nanny. i have worked with children as young as 3 months and up to 13 years old.
Joanne S. - Seeking Work in East Islip

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I cared deeply for two young adorable girls ages 2-5. I became the right hand woman to a family owning their own business. Covering every area of raising happy, healthy, respectful fun loving children. You could say as I did I was their Mary Poppins. I prepared and served three meals a day including healthy snacks. Packed up lunches and backpacks. Clothed & bathed girls. Dressed them accordingly to their daily activities. Kept up with their laundry, closets and dressers. Kept up with any and all areas of the children's bedrooms, playrooms and eating areas. I was totally responsible for the girls all around from them waking to the end of their day. I Chaperoned to and from activities such as swimming, gymnastics, library programs, play dates , school, camp, field trips, doctor & dental appointments and so on. I maintained a clean safe fun loving environment to two adorable girls who will always hold a place in my heart.
Crystal  . - Seeking Work in East Islip

11.02 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a mom to a 8 year old girl and a 5 year old boy. I have been baby-sitting for other families since I was 13 years old and have a long list of experience, including mother's helper, occasional sitter, part time and full time nanny. I took three semesters of early childhood education courses in college plus basic childcare classes through the local hospital in Plainview. I also have CPR and First Aid training for children and infants. I do feel that hands on experience is the best teacher, and that I have plenty of.
Kathleen M. - Seeking Work in East Islip

11.54 / hour

5 grown succesful children, grandmother of 5, 25 years of volunteering and paid jobs relating to child care, 2nd teacher at a pre-school for 15 years currently working at a licensed day care, also worked in private industry
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in East Islip, 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 East Islip’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 East Islip 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 East Islip?
  • 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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