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Lori G. - Seeking Work in Hicksville

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked as a Nanny on contract for different families. I Penn I cared for a newborn baby and his 3 year old very bright lovable brother. I Florida I worked for families (3) temporarily for a family of 3 children. A 1 year old baby girl, 3 year old beautyful loving girl and their big brother 10 years old. I also worked for a family of 4 children from 1 years old baby, 4 year old, 9 year old, and a 12 year old. All very loving and dear to my heart. When my contract was up, they moved out of state and I was contacted by another family in NY with 3 boys, a 9 year old, an 11 year old and a special needs big brother 15 years old, very dear to my heart. I got them up for school every day, drove them to school and pick them up after school, drove them to sport activities, cooked meals for them, and did their food shopping and errands. I worked full time for them until they were able to take care of themselves. I went to work after for a family of 5 smart, inteligent boys and one of them with ADD. Ages 2, 4 6 8 and 10 years of ages. I became very attached to them, specially with the special needs boy, whom I helped closely with his homework and with loving care and simple explanations of the one subject he had the most problems, math, my help him get better grades. The other brothers were very smart in school, and had good grades. I did in every household, dishes, tidy up the house, did their laundry, and shopping and in some households, helped prepare meals.
Lindsey G. - Seeking Work in Hicksville

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I currently split my week right now between two families. One family has 2.5 year old twins plus a 6 year old. The other family has 4 year old triplets plus ab3 year old. Nanny- East Islip, NY Responsible for the safety and well being of a 4 year old girl and 7 month old puppy. Drove the child to and from school, play dates and other activities. Coordinate schedules with the childs grandparents while the mother was away on business. Also slept over one night a week while the mother was away. I am also responsible for the childs laundry, keeping the house clean and organized. In addition bought gifts for birthdays and other occasions." <BR> Home School Teacher/ Personal Assistant: Manhattan NY Responsible to teach two children ages: 18 months and 3 years old. Taught the younger child her alphabet, numbers, shapes and colors. Simultaneously taught the older child her sight words, the 50 states, New York Monuments, adding, subtracting and working on the Presidents of the United States. I was also an assistant to both children. Enrolling and researching which school and activities the children should attend. Filled out applications as well as arranged payments to institutions. Coordinate schedules with drivers to assure there would be no conflicts and full coverage. In addition I did extensive international travel with the family: Vietnam- 4 Weeks California- 3 Weeks Italy- 1 Week Canada- 1 Week Pennsylvania- Weekend trips As well as other positions.
Stephanie E. - Seeking Work in Hicksville

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

Being the oldest of 4 has opened my childcare experiences in a positive way. People would always call me my younger sisters second mom because she was 8 years younger than me so I was always looking after her, especially when my mom was busy with my other siblings. As I started to get older I would babysit all my siblings friends and their younger siblings opening up many experiences. May 2014 I received my lifeguarding license which also certified me in CPR. The past two summers of 2014 and 2015 I lifeguarded at xx were I taught children from the ages of 3-12 how to swim, and also looked after them when a consoler was needed.
Taylor G. - Seeking Work in Hicksville

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

A dedicated, responsible and caring nanny with 5 years of experience with several families. A knowledgeable caregiver that has continuously provided a safe, happy, and nurturing environment. Exhibits a strong ability to develop close relationships with both children and families. Displays good judgment and dependability at all times. Looking to obtain long term employment with a loving family.
Heather L. - Seeking Work in Hicksville

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am currently working as a full-time nanny for a 2 year old and a 2 month old boys. I have also worked as a nanny for about 4 1/2 years. I have taken care of children from infant age up to 13 years old. I have also worked in a daycare where I took care of infant age up to preschool age children.
Mary A. - Seeking Work in Hicksville

11.75 / hour

I have babysat for over 10 families. I currently work at a children's shoe store and a bakery where I teach children how to bake. In the past I worked at a daycare center as well. I love being around kids and being able to see the grow and help them learn!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Hicksville, 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 Hicksville’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 Hicksville 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 Hicksville?
  • 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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