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Jasmine H. - Seeking Work in Malta

11.75 / hour
Full-time hours

I recently left my job in the toddler room at a Daycare center. I realized the daycare environment wasn't for me, I want to be able to give the love and one on one attention every young child needs. I'm hoping to find a family to work with long term. Below you will find some more but not all of my experience, if you have any questions feel free to ask. 2013-2013 Mothers Helper In-home assistance with routine childcare Diapering and meal time Bed and nap times Bathing and clothing Light house keeping 2013-2014 Date Night Sitter Caring for two school aged boys-one of which has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder Coordinating with parent about the evening routine Ability to navigate through turbulent crisis moments with both children 2012-2015 Childcare Provider Responsible for pre-school aged child on a weekly basis Meal preparation Nap time Morning routine, including brushing teeth, brushing hair, and getting dressed. Transportation to and from school
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Malta, 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 Malta’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 Malta 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 Malta?
  • 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?