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Vanessa R. - Seeking Work in Pleasant Valley

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am an Experience college educated woman. Flexible, responsible, patient, active and creative. Over 10 years of experience working with primary school children and toddlers. B. A Psychology and Certified Medical Interpreter. CPR and First Aid certified. Excellent references. Responsible, professional and caring. Fluent in English and Spanish. I believe in creating a positive, happy and healthy environment for children. I have good organizational and communication skills, which I believe are among the most important skills for a nanny. Also, I have some awesome recipes, your children will be eating super healthy and all the vegetables without a fuss. Big believer in healthy foods.
Angela N. - Seeking Work in Pleasant Valley

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I started babysitting when I was 12. I knew then I wanted to care for children. I have nannied for children ages newborn-thirteen years old.My responsibilities included transportation,meals,help with homework,creating activities,house work,and errands. My main goal is to do whatever it is to keep the children safe, happy and have a smooth running household.I am trustworthy and you can have confidence your most important treasures, your children are in good hands.
Kara B. - Seeking Work in Pleasant Valley

22.85 / hour

Oldest girl of 10 siblings. Babysitting for 15 years Nanny for 4 years Elder care for 18 months Preschool work for 5 years Sunday School teacher for 10 years Haiti school teacher for 6 months Live-in Nanny to the world's best family for 3 years.
Brittany P. - Seeking Work in Pleasant Valley

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I'm experienced in working with special needs children, twins, and newborns. I also have experience with children of all ages.
Erena O. - Seeking Work in Pleasant Valley

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Pleasant Valley, 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 Pleasant Valley’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 Pleasant Valley 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 Pleasant Valley?
  • 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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