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Lindsay B. - Seeking Work in New Paltz

11.33 / hour

Babysitting & part time nanny for children of all ages. I also have worked at a daycare center for the past year in all classrooms- infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
Kathleen M. - Seeking Work in New Paltz

20.00 / hour
7 yrs of experience

Hi!
I would love to learn more about your needs for Nanny care . I am currently a Nanny for a 6 month old, and the family will be moving back to NYC at the end of June.

I am a teacher with a Master's Degree in Reading, Elementary and Early Childhood Education. I am CPR and First Aid certified. I have experience with infants, toddlers and older children, teaching, Academic Intervention Services and tutoring.

I have run a daycare in New Paltz, offering all day care and providing before and after school care, and love being around children- they bring so much joy to my world, and remind me of what is important in life. I called the daycare on June 22,2018. I and am committed to continuing my work with children.

I have many references and would love to have the chance to speak with you about your child care needs.


Sincerely,
Kathleen
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in New Paltz, 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 New Paltz’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 New Paltz 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 New Paltz?
  • 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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