Owego, NY
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Owego, NY Nannies

Courtney  R. - Seeking Work in Owego

11.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I'm currently working in a daycare, looking to become a nanny. I have four younger siblings that I've helped take care of until they were old enough to take care of themselves. I've also worked in an elementary school as a one on one aide with a special needs child.
Jenna H. - Seeking Work in Owego

14.28 / hour

babysitting children between the ages of 6mo. to 13 years of age. i can entertain, feed, clean, help potty-train, change diapers, etc.
Leanne K. - Seeking Work in Owego

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I Love being around children and grew up babysitting and taking care of children! I also have a Psychology degree with a concentration in Childhood development
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Owego, 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 Owego’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 Owego 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 Owego?
  • 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?