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Lorena U. - Seeking Work in Old Bethpage

22.85 / hour

My name is Lorena, I am an experienced Bi-lingual nanny looking for a steady full time position. For the previous four years I was a live-in nanny, working for a single mother watching two wonderful boys ages 11 and 8 years old, in Northport, NY. I recently got married and move out, so now Im searching for a new family. Previous to that position I worked for other families with children from the ages of 1 to 10 years old, my responsibilities included getting the kids dressed & on the bus, picking them up from school, taking care of them while sick, sitting down together and making sure homework was accomplished daily, preparing meals, as well as driving them to whatever after school activities they had planned during the week. I also help around the house with some light households, basically my role would depend on your needs.
Lorena U. - Seeking Work in Old Bethpage

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 10 years of experience with kids from 1 to 13 years old, I have been living in Long Island for the past 4 years as a live-in nanny for a single mom of 2 boys, ages 9 and 10 years old; some of my responsibilities are to get the boys up and ready for school, help them with homework and drive them to their extracurricular activities such as sports, music, religion, etc... I also help around the house with some light households, like cooking and laundry, but basically my roll would depend on your needs.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Old Bethpage, 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 Old Bethpage’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 Old Bethpage 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 Old Bethpage?
  • 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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