Manhatten, NY
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Jordyn A. - Seeking Work in Manhatten

20.00 / hour

Fun, loving, young, creative, responsible woman with great references looking to fill a part-time or full-time babysitting/nanny job. :-) I got my education from a private school, and upon graduating I went to college. I've taken Child Psychology/Development courses. I am also CPR certified. I have no children myself but I absolutely love them! I have eight years experience as a babysitter, nanny, hospital child care volunteer, & live in nanny for two young children; I also have young siblings that I love to dote on and care for as if they were my own children when I get the chance. I have tons of experience with infants as well! :-) I have a positive attitude and tons of energy. I'm very sweet and nurturing. I love to engage children in arts and crafts, games, and fun, safe creative activities. I am also able to help with homework and projects, as needed. If you have animals I am also great with them, and can help care for them, as well as any basic housekeeping you may need help with. My schedule is 100% free and I am available any hours you may need me. I'm willing to negotiate a price that fits your budget - I really just adore children!! I look forward to hearing from you, and I wish you luck on your search for the perfect fit for your family!
Marisa K. - Seeking Work in Manhatten

11.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a teacher for children between 14 and 18 months since April. I have also been floaters in day cares.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Manhatten, 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 Manhatten’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 Manhatten 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 Manhatten?
  • 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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