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Abbey H. - Seeking Work in Mechanicville

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

While I was growing up I always watched my cousins to help out the family. It was something that I enjoyed doing. When I was out in college getting my degree in sociology I had a part-time job at xx in New York Mills as a Day Care Provider. This position involved working with parents that dropped their children off at the daycare. Also in this position I watched and managed children from the ages of 12 months to 12 years old. I also, did an internship out at college at xx in Utica NY. I interacted with children, expanding on example of appropriate socialization skills and planning structured and educational skills.
Amanda B. - Seeking Work in Mechanicville

11.23 / hour
Full-time hours

I started Early Childhood classes when I was 16 years old. I've cared for 4 children at one time ranging from the ages of newborn-8 years old. I have been in preschool classes two days a week for a year through my Early Childhood classes. I absolutely love children, and feel like I can make a positive impact in a child's life. My first will be arriving in August and I couldn't be happier.
Katie C. - Seeking Work in Mechanicville

10.50 / hour

Qualifications: Courses completed: Two Year Boces program in Early ChildHood Education. Parenting classes high school elective, Child Development part one and two high school elective. Internships: xx Preschool, xx Preschool. Education: High School 2005-2008 Work Experience: Malta NY: August 2008- April 2009. Responsible for the guidance and Supervision of numerous infants and young children up to age 11. Reason for leaving was not enough hours. Internships through Early Childhood : Pre School In Saratoga Springs: responsibilities include Pre school supervision, Feeding, Caring procedures. xx In Saratoga Springs: responsibilities include preschool Supervision,arts and crafts and caring procedures.
Ariel G. - Seeking Work in Mechanicville

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny for the last 5 years. I am dedicated to and passionate about my work with children.
Clare E. - Seeking Work in Mechanicville

17.14 / hour

I have 8 nieces and nephews ranging from 3 months old to 12 who I have cared for over the years. I love children and am about to have my first.
Samantha  T. - Seeking Work in Mechanicville

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

I m Sam, 19 years old. I live in a household in Malta with five sisters and two parents. I took care of my younger sisters for most of my life. My parents work from eight in the morning to six at night. I can cook and I actually enjoy cleaning. I recently quit my old job as a nanny due to payment issues and inappropriate actions from the parent. I would definitely givea you my previously boss information if you would like to contact him. I kept his house spotless and made sure the children were taken cared of at all times. I love children and develop a great bond with them easily. Don t be afraid to ask further questions, I m an open book.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Mechanicville, 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 Mechanicville’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 Mechanicville 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 Mechanicville?
  • 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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