East Setauket, NY
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East Setauket, NY Nannies

Madison G. - Seeking Work in East Setauket

17.14 / hour

I have been a nanny since I was ten years old. I had one main family that I helped out, but once the children grew up my job was over. I still keep in touch with this family and we are very close family friends! I also have been a nanny so several other families in my school district.
Susan  R. - Seeking Work in East Setauket

10.40 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting since I was in eighth grade. I grew up with a big family and have always cared for my cousins and family friends children. I am a special education teacher and have been for the past seven years. I enjoy teaching and working with children it is something that brings me such happiness to see the children whom I have the pleasure of teaching accomplish something that they have been working so hard on. I have taught preschool children and school aged children. I have always just loved to challenge myself.
Ariana S. - Seeking Work in East Setauket

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a professional nanny in Long Island for the past 8 months and I am looking for a full time job. A little bit of my history: I was a full time nanny for 3 kids (9yo girls/ 4yo boy/ 4yo girl) for 2 years and absolutely loved the experience. I'm a brazilian, I speak English and Portuguese fluently. I'm very energetic girl, I love my job and I love being around children. I'd be happy to provide references as well as meet or chat on the phone. Looking forward to hearing from you and I wish you the best of luck with your search! Thank you, Ariana
Deborah C. - Seeking Work in East Setauket

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a mother and a nurse who has cared for children with disabilities
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in East Setauket, 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 Setauket’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 Setauket 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 Setauket?
  • 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?