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Brittany A. - Seeking Work in East Rockaway

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a Nanny/Governess for 12 years, as it was my first job out of high school. As a former Pre-med / current Psychology student, I have a lot to offer. I am hard-working, easy to speak to, caring and conscientious with my work with children ranging in ages from infancy to nine years old. In addition to my working knowledge of psychology and child development, I am a great communicator and a great listener. I do believe that positive reinforcement is not only encouraging, but necessary for a child to learn right from wrong, and to be comfortable in his or her exploration of learning new things. As for my work with infants, my education prepares me to be fully aware of the stimulation which is necessary in promoting successful advancement and development of gross motor, fine motor and locomotive skills. These skills are necessary in order to avoid developmental delays and also in diagnosing developmental delays. I work closely with infants to ensure achievement of these skills. Also, I have been hired by many families over the last 12 years to assist in coordination of sleep schedules and routines to promote healthy habits for infants as they transition into toddlers. I enjoy working with toddlers and am able to engage them through educational, constructive and imaginative play in order to help them forge skills which help them to become more independent and trusting of their new skills. I am able to tutor and help with academic projects for school aged children and have had experience with children testing for Private School Admissions in NYC. I am able to relate to children on all levels due to my 12 years experience and understanding of children's cognition through each stage of development. I would like to speak more with you about this position and find out what days and times specifically you need as currently I am available immediately and am awaiting my next position before setting my school schedule! I have many wonderful references that would be willing to speak with you at the time of interview, recommendation letters and hopefully I can forward you my resume beforehand! I am CPR/FIRST AID/AED Certified for Infants, Children and Adults. I have performed successful CPR on 2 infants, I have references and recommendation letters which can explain this in further detail as well!
Krysia R. - Seeking Work in East Rockaway

22.85 / hour

1) 1 years live-in family housekeeper 2) 1 1/2 years live-in family take care kids age 16 months-4 years, 4-6 years (cook, light housekeeping, take care kids,.....) 3) 2 1/2 years take care 2 kids live-out age 16 months - future , 4 years- future (take care , cook,light housekeeping)
Susan E. - Seeking Work in East Rockaway

11.33 / hour

raised three children of my own and helping to raise four young graand children. Current nanny to two young children part time.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in East Rockaway, 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 Rockaway’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 Rockaway 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 Rockaway?
  • 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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