Putnam Valley, NY
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Ashley B. - Seeking Work in Putnam Valley

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have roughly 15 years of childcare experience that includes 2 1/2 years as a daycare teacher. I am a certified Child Care Worker and have taken many courses pertaining to young children and have certificates to back the courses up. In addition I have my CPR certification and know basic Baby Sign Language as well.
Alma E. - Seeking Work in Putnam Valley

11.02 / hour
Full-time hours

I have varied, rich experience including childrns' yoga teacher, babysitting, live-in nanny roles, as well wotk with kids/youth in my career as a social worker. I have cared FT for infants, toddlers, elementary age kids, and have worked in various capacities all the way up to the tweens & teens. I have cared for kids with special needs (autism spectrum, SED-serious emotional disturbance, and behavioral challenges). I am happy to elaborate further on any of this!
Janira M. - Seeking Work in Putnam Valley

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Child care is my passion. I have worked with all ages and children with a variety of special needs. My experience consists of -but is not limited to volunteering at summer camps, teaching at a daycare, working as a mother's helper and nannying.
Torri V. - Seeking Work in Putnam Valley

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

i have worked as a teacher assistant, kindergarten art teacher, nanny, babysitter, camp counselor/group leader. I have my A.A.S in early childhood and I am CPR and First aid Certified.
Laurie K. - Seeking Work in Putnam Valley

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Have 5 children of my own
Geralyn D. - Seeking Work in Putnam Valley

20.00 / hour
3 yrs of experience

I have grown up in a big family and my family is still growing. No children of my own but spend a lot of time taking care of my 14 nieces and nephews. Had other childcare jobs, many references with raving reviews. You won't be disappointed. I'm am VERY reliable, dependable, will also cook. Hope to hear from you. Have a great day!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Putnam 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 Putnam 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 Putnam 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 Putnam 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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