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Katie E. - Seeking Work in Richfield Springs

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting since I was 13. This included a summer when I was home childcare for a 2 boys about 4 and 6 years old. Day camp counselor for 3 summers and sleep away camp counselor for 3 summers. Director of summer youth program. Early childhood, teacher education, degree included semester long internship practicum...hands on 4th grade and preschool. I was an aide in a self contained special education classroom with 6 students. I worked 1:1 with a 6year old, nonverbal boy with autism. From kindergarten to 12th grade, I have substitute taught. 4 years nanny experience (1 year as a live in). Most personally, I have 2 nephews who are 6months and 3 years old. For 3 years I worked very close with a good friend raising her 2 boys, who are now 5 and 2.5 yrs old.
Krysta S. - Seeking Work in Richfield Springs

13.50 / hour
5 yrs of experience

Hi there! My names Krysta I am 24 year old first time mom myself but have always enjoyed children. I started watching my parents friends kids at a very young age. My next door neighbor had a little boy who was just a newborn if watch when they needed me. I also babysat my moms friends 3 kids as well after school. I've always enjoyed being a babysitter and has made me the awesome mother that I am today!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Richfield Springs, 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 Richfield Springs’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 Richfield Springs 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 Richfield Springs?
  • 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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