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Barbara B. - Seeking Work in Huntington Station

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a nanny for years for a high profile family. I also had a few live in positions in NYC. I now reside in Huntington NY and have raised my own daughter here. I am warm and loving and genuinely love children and their wonder. I would have to say the best time of my life was when my child was young and you get all those hugs and kisses and the amazement of watching them grow into productive and compassionate people. I feel that the love of learning also begins at home and the more you foster their independence their self esteem soars.
Kathleen L. - Seeking Work in Huntington Station

11.33 / hour

I grow up in upstate NY and have worked with children for many years. I started babysitting at the age of 13. In high school I worked part time in an in home day care for 2 years. I have been a nanny for 2 years since moving to Long Island.
Angela D. - Seeking Work in Huntington Station

22.85 / hour

I have been working with children for multiple years, as a Baby Nurse and Nanny, have worked with multiples and singles.
Amy Z. - Seeking Work in Huntington Station

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

Hello, My name is Amy, I am 26 years old and I have a passion for children, animals, and music. So if you have any pets, that is OK with me! I have experience with infants, toddlers, kids and pre-teens. My schedule is currently very flexible so whatever hours you may need me I can work around! Also, I am willing to help out around the house with light cleaning, dishes, laundry, etc. My primary goal is to keep you and your family stress free and happy . I am excited to start working !
Shateara G. - Seeking Work in Huntington Station

10.89 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

Hello my name is Shateara..I'm a mother of a three year old boy which I love dearly...what makes me a good nanny is the passion I have.for cooking and cleaning I love making kids happy I'm kind of a big kid myself..lol
Julianna S. - Seeking Work in Huntington Station

22.85 / hour

I am the eldest of 12 grandchildren, and in my immediate family I am the Eldest and only girl of three. I grew up in a large family and always had children around. i started babysitting and being responsible for many children at a time from a young age with my immediate and extended family. Into middle school I started babysitting outside the home for family friends and neighbors. I have always been great with children, I am creative, energetic, patient, and I love just learning from being around children. During high school in the summers I worked for Dix Hills Pool, which was the town pool, and I taught swimming lessons and water safety and first aid to 3 groups a day of campers and private lessons. I used to be CPR and first aid certified, i still know how to do everything, however if necessary i am willing to get recertified. In these groups where i taught, i worked with ages ranging from 3-12 year olds and I taught there for about 4 years. At my high school, I got involved with the social work department and helped in their office, and also took 2 years of child developement classes in which we were separated into groups and the students helped run a nursery school // preschool program for our school district twice a week. I was always heavily involved in my groups, and enjoyed being able to come up with various activities and getting to learn the different personalities of children of all different backgrounds and cultures. I enrolled in school for two years and my intended major was Social Work. I have yet to finish my degree due to financial difficulties within my family, but I intend to take classes at some point to finish and obtain a degree in childcare.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Huntington Station, 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 Huntington Station’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 Huntington Station 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 Huntington Station?
  • 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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