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Lauren M. - Seeking Work in Farmingville

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Prior to my arrival to Long Island, I was a Pre-School Teacher in Connecticut where I taught children between the ages of two and three. I have over 13 years of babysitting experience with children ranging from newborn-13 yrs old. I have been a Professional Nanny for over 6 years, watching children between 2-13 where I have performed housekeeping, personal assistant duties, and homework help.
Mara D. - Seeking Work in Farmingville

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked for a family with new-born and two other children in 2000-2003.From November 2003 to December 2009 I worked for a family with 1 child.I have a lot experience and references will be provided about me and my employment history.
Marjury C. - Seeking Work in Farmingville

22.85 / hour

I worked at a child care taking care of 0-13yo children, 5 years as a nanny taking care of 0-5 1/2 yo twins and babysitting for hours for different ages.
Tricia M. - Seeking Work in Farmingville

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been with kids since my nephew was born in 2003, ever since then i have been around a growing family of 5 nephews and 1 neice. I then weny on to working at a day care center for 4 years. Taking care of children of 6 weeks to 6 years old.
Liliana  A. - Seeking Work in Farmingville

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I've been working as nanny for 4 years, and as kindergarten teacher for 9, I have a lot of experience working with kids, I'm very honest, responsible, fun, kind and reliable
Alliana L. - Seeking Work in Farmingville

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked in a childcare setting for about four years. I became an infant teacher and got promoted to an Early Head Start teacher. I decided daycare was not fot me and nannied for about 5 years. I enjoy the one-on-one opportunities and really being able to be more attentive to the childrens' needs. The past year, I've been a behavior specialist helping people with behavior problems and working with those with IDD.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Farmingville, 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 Farmingville’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 Farmingville 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 Farmingville?
  • 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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