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Latham, NY Nannies

Mariia Z. - Seeking Work in Latham

10.60 / hour
Full-time hours

2007 - 2009 babysitting in Europe 2010 - 2011 in USA
Ashley G. - Seeking Work in Latham

14.28 / hour

I am currently a student in the Indivivudal Studies A.A.S. program focusing on Early Childhood Education at Hudson Valley Community College. I will graduate with my Associates Degree in May 2013, and in the fall will attend The College of St. Rose matriculated in the Early Childhood Special Education program. I have worked for the Colonie Youth Center's Afterschool Program as a Counselor, and also have worked for a family which has 3 year old twin boys who have been diagosed on the Autism Spectrum. Moreover, I have also worked for a family with four children ranging from ages 2 to 7.
Teri B. - Seeking Work in Latham

14.28 / hour

Kdg teacher for 6 yrs. Stay at home mom for 17yrs. Ass.teacher for special need children for 4 yrs. Moved upstate NY became nanny for a family with 2 children. Did this for 5 yrs. until they moved. Then I was a nanny for an infant for 1 yr. until mother lost her job and didn't need a nanny.
Emily  M. - Seeking Work in Latham

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I've worked in the childcare setting for three and a half years. I was the lead teacher of my own toddler classroom.
Chelsea B. - Seeking Work in Latham

11.54 / hour

I have babysat children from newborn to five years. I have a 6 month old niece that I have taken care of daily since birth.
Toni Y. - Seeking Work in Latham

12.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

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Emily Lilac - Nanny Share Member

with Emily L.
13.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 children

We are wondering if anyone would be interested in a nanny share with our family! We have a wonderful nanny who takes care of our youngest (12 mos old) all day and our oldest (3-years-old) after school. An ideal share for us would be a family with a child (1-2 years old), 3-5 half days or 2-3 full days, willing to drop off at our house, non-smokers, and comfortable around a dog. However, we would be open to considering other arrangements as well. Please let us know if you are interested. Thanks!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Latham, 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 Latham’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 Latham 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 Latham?
  • 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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