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Matheus O. - Seeking Work in Mount Vernon

17.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

My experience with children started in 2013 when my nephew borned and I was helping my brother and sister in law to take care of him. I used to do everything with him, Miguel is 3 yo now and is so happy and active. We used to go to a playground, play soccer , board games, coloring , watching cartoons etc. I also fed him , made bottles, food, bathing , put him in bed.
Christy K. - Seeking Work in Mount Vernon

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
3 yrs of experience

As the oldest of six children, I have been working with children since I was 10 years old. It doesn't feel like work to me but rather an adventure.
I am currently a certified teacher working as a sub.

If I live in, I have a 14 lb Jack Russell that loves kids.
Pat  D. - Seeking Work in Mount Vernon

10.40 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

I'm a easy going person who loves cleaning, cooking and organising things and loves kids so your child will be safe secure and fed
Javan B. - Seeking Work in Mount Vernon

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Im 17 in highschool i have good grades and great with kids
Tanya W. - Seeking Work in Mount Vernon

15.00 / hour
6 yrs of experience

Patricia  P. - Seeking Work in Mount Vernon

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
3 yrs of experience

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Mount Vernon, 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 Mount Vernon’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 Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon?
  • 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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