Jericho, NY
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Wei  L. - Seeking Work in Jericho

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been teacher assistant, Mandarin teacher, and tutor since 2007. I can not only take care of the children but play , teach them very well.
Kimberly K. - Seeking Work in Jericho

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been taking care for infants and children most of my life. All throughout high school and college i babysat for many different families. In college I was a head teacher for the after school program at a nursery school.
Avery W. - Seeking Work in Jericho

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I am a 19 year old college student in an entry-level master's program in occupational therapy. I was a camp counselor for three years with children ages two to ten, and I was a part time nanny/mother's helper for a special needs three year old over Summer 2017. I also babysit for various families in my neighborhood when I'm home from college. I play guitar, I love arts & crafts, and I love music!
Marcia C. - Seeking Work in Jericho

11.23 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a teacher and camp counselor for many years. I am a mother, as well as working for one family (2 babies) 3x a week for 3 years. I have had several childcare positions since that were shorter in duration. Most recently, I took care of an infant 3x a week for 10 months until the mom decided to put him in full time daycare.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Jericho, 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 Jericho’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 Jericho 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 Jericho?
  • 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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