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Veronica  U. - Seeking Work in Northport

23.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

I love kids ! Creating a fun day is very exciting to me. I also love cooking, and am great at making healthy snacks/meals. Besides being a nanny , I have 8 nieces and nephews ranging in ages 2-8 years old.
Rachel D. - Seeking Work in Northport

14.28 / hour

I have always had a passion for working with children, evidenced by my job experience during the summers of 2014, 2013, and 2012 as a sleep-away camp counselor. During this time I worked closely with 10, 11, and 12-year-olds, however during the day I worked in the art room with children ranging from 7-14. This job required that I step into a surrogate parent role for these children 24/7, and as such I gained real life experience in childcare. Being a sleep-away camp counselor taught me how to command a child's respect while still having an awesome and fun time with them. Before entering Undergrad 4 years ago, I babysat for a family for 2 years with a young girl and boy. Before that I had sporadic babysitting jobs. Additionally, I just graduated in May and I'm going on to Graduate School to receive my Master's in Childhood Special and General Education so I can follow my love of teaching. This past year, I had a 2 month full-time internship as a teacher's assistant in a 2nd grade classroom where I was able to establish close bonds with the children and give them the attention and dedication they deserved while at school away from their parents.
Anya J. - Seeking Work in Northport

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I am very good with kids. I can be a tutor and ensure that their curriculum is on target plus i can perform light cooking as well.
Fluent in english, chinese, and spanish.
BS degree in engineering.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Northport, 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 Northport’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 Northport 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 Northport?
  • 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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