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Livia P. - Seeking Work in Port Jefferson

20.00 / hour

I'm 25 years old,and I'm from Brazil. Experienced nanny who is extremely loyal and has extensive experience with children looking for live in. I have been living with my current family. I am taking care of 1 kids who now is 9 years old. I also have experience with younger children as well (New Born, Toddler). I am excellent at organizing and planning meals and know how to cook very healthy as well teaching them to maintain a healthy lifestyle. In addition I have a great system for organizing school and sports activities. Most importantly I love being around children and am looking for an opportunity where I can be part of the family and stay long term. I am also have good references. About my personality I'm very responsible, reliable, cheerful, and an organized person. I'm looking for take responsibilities for the safety and development of the children. I'm also can help with light housekeeping and family errands. Looking for a long term job opportunity. Qualification skills: - First Aid training - Au Pair training school - Safe driving record - New York driver's license - Background - Non smoker - Do not mind pets in the household - Good swimmer. For more details please emails me. [email protected]
Vanessa  J. - Seeking Work in Port Jefferson

17.14 / hour

I have worked with children since I was 14 years old. My first job was for a family of two the children were one and two years of age. I continued to work for them on as needed basis for eight years and still do work for them as need to present day. I also was a nanny for a family of two from June of 2014 to present day the children are ages three and one. I am a weekend live in nanny for this family in New York city. My job includes complete care for both children, I prepare and assist the children during all meal times, I give the children baths, take them on outings, ex. zoo, art classes, birthday parties. I also follow a daily schedule with the children at home where we do activities that include but are not limited to puzzles, art activities, reading, and pretend play. I also am a mother of twin five year old boys so I am very intuitive to children's needs and wants. Lastly I have worked at xx center of hope for the past five years with people with disabilities ages ranging from age 10 to age 72.
Kaitlin V. - Seeking Work in Port Jefferson

11.42 / hour

I have been babysitting for the same family for the past 7 years. They have two children, who are now 8 and 11 years old. I usually watch the children in the evenings while their parents go out, but have also spent full days with them in the summer while their parents are at work. We love to do arts and crafts, play games, watch movies, and go swimming. I often make a simple dinner, help with homework, and help with baths. I have also spent the past 4 summers working as a camp counselor, the first 2 summers were at a day camp working with 1st and 2nd graders and the last two summers were at a residential camp living in a cabin with up to 23 6-10 year olds for 8 weeks. In addition I spent 6 months between graduating from college and starting medical school working as a live in nanny/driver/personal assistant for a family with 3 kinds ages 3, 8, and 12.
Daria H. - Seeking Work in Port Jefferson

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I was living in American family for more then a year and I was taking care of 4 kids : 2 year ( girl), 7, 10, 13 years ( boys). My responsibilities were: bottle feeding; spoon feeding; changing diapers; bathing; play dates; meal preparation; bedtime; potty training; picking up kids from school. I have experience working with twins ( 4 years old). Also I worked as a kids coach I was training kids with volleyball for around 4 years. I like sports, cooking, prefer healthy lifestyle and I love dogs:)
Miriam S. - Seeking Work in Port Jefferson

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Five years worth of experience working with children as an infant teacher. Thirteen years of experience serving as a private babysitter for several families. Four years of experience as a private nanny for a family, starting when the daughter was born until the present day.
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35.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I am looking for a part time job at my home in Port Jefferson. Being a happy grandmother myself, having a warm, kind and caring personality I'll be very glad to help parents with their child's care.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Port Jefferson, 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 Port Jefferson’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 Port Jefferson 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 Port Jefferson?
  • 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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