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Ana H. - Seeking Work in Mineola

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting since the age of 13, and have worked for different families throughout the years. The first family I was with had two kids, one was 3 and the other one was 6. I stayed with them for a few months until summer came around and they started going to camp. The second family I was only with for a short time due to the position being temporary. They were twin eight month old baby girls, and I absolutely adored them! The most recent family I have been with them for the past 6 months, it started off as a temporary position to help ease their move from a different state and during the summer, however I ended up staying. Here I take care of a five year old little boy that has special needs and his 13 year old sister that I help out with homework, do some light cleaning and cooking for the kids.
Annalisa D. - Seeking Work in Mineola

28.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I have worked with kids all age for over a decade! I fluently speak Italian and I know the Montessori fundamentals.. worked as a teacher for a toddler class and pre-k. I worked with kids with autism too
Aldirene S. - Seeking Work in Mineola

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I’ve worked for a family for three years, from 2007-2011, in Rockville Center. As stated on my resume, when I started there were only two children, and when I left the family there were five. I was very close to all of the children as well as the parents. I am happy to say that I felt like I was a small part of their family and that I contributed to their children’s well-being and happiness. Since then, I have been doing a lot of babysitting for my friends’ grandchildren. Besides getting along great with the children of others, I have two adult daughters myself.
Jessica W. - Seeking Work in Mineola

20.00 / hour

I have over 5 years of babysitting experience and overall 5+ years of working with children of all ages including special needs. In babysitting experiences I have supervised children during recreational and academic activities. I have assisted children with homework and school work assignments. I have interacted with children in different activities such as reading, playing sports outside, going to the park, arts and crafts and anything fun and socially appropriate age level activities and interests.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Mineola, 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 Mineola’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 Mineola 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 Mineola?
  • 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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